The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management / Edition 3

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The Third Edition of this highly popular pocket guide presents the state-of-the-art approaches to pain management that are currently taught and practiced at the Massachusetts General Hospital. This edition has new chapters on chronic back pain, pain control in children with chronic and terminal disease, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, plus new illustrations of procedures and techniques. All chapters include the latest evidence-based information and coverage of fibromyalgia, psychosomatic complaints, headaches, and opioid cautions has been expanded.

Tables and chapter-opening outlines enable readers to find information quickly. A drug appendix and seven other practical appendices are included.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781762243
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Series: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 656
  • Sales rank: 870,096
  • Product dimensions: 4.48 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Section I. General Considerations

  2. Neurophysiological Basis of Pain
    Gary J. Brenner
  3. Pain Mechanisms and Their Importance in Clinical Practice and Research
    Isabelle Decosterd and Clifford J. Woolf
  4. The Placebo Effect
    Eija Kalso

    Section II. Diagnosis of Pain

  5. The History and Clinical Examination
    Jan Slezak and Asteghik Hacobian
  6. Diagnostic Imaging and Pain Management
    Onassis Caneris
  7. Assessment of Pain
    Alyssa LeBel
  8. Neurophysiologic Testing in Pain Management
    Annabel Edwards and Lisa Krivickas

    Section III. Therapeutic Options: Pharmacologic Approaches

  9. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
    Steven Barna
  10. Opioids
    Jeffrey Uppington
  11. Adjuvant Treatments
    Karla Hayes
  12. Psychopharmacology for the Pain Specialist
    Daniel Rockers and Karla Hayes

    Section IV. Therapeutic Options: Nonpharmacologic Approaches

  13. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Pain Management
    Milan Stojanovic
  14. Neuromodulation Techniques for the Treatment of Pain
    Milan Stojanovic
  15. Neurosurgical Pain Management
    Ramin Amirnovin, G. Rees Cosgrove, and Emad Eskandar
  16. Psychological Assessment and Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain
    Ronald J. Kulich and Lainie Andrew
  17. Physical Therapy
    Teresa Michel and Harriet Wittink
  18. Physical Medicine in the Treatment of Pain
    Joseph Audette
  19. Acupuncture
    May Pian-Smith
  20. Chronic Pain Rehabilitation
    Elizabeth Loder and Pat McAlary
  21. Radiotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals for Cancer Pain
    Thomas F. DeLaney

    Section V. Acute Pain

  22. Postoperative Pain in Adults
    Katharine Fleischmann and Elizabeth Ryder
  23. Postoperative Pain in Children
    Lucy Chen
  24. Pain in Burn Patients
    Salahadin Abdi
  25. Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease
    Jatinder Gill

    Section VI. Chronic Pain

  26. Neuropathic Pain Syndromes
    Dennis Dey and Anne Louise Oaklander
  27. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Daniela Hord
  28. Back & Neck Pain (Diagnosis)
    Shihab Ahmed and James Rathmell
  29. Back Pain (Management)
    Zahid Bajwa and Thomas Simopoulos
  30. Headache
    Mike Cutrer and David Black
  31. Facial Pain
    Martin Acquadro and Alexandre DeSilva
  32. Opioid Therapy in CNTP
    Jane Ballantyne and Jianren Mao
  33. Pain in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    Andrew Rice

    Section VII. Pain Due to Cancer

  34. Pain in Adults with Cancer
    Daniela Hord and Annabel Edwards
  35. Control of Pain in Children with Chronic and Terminal Disease
    Alyssa LeBel and Karla Hayes
  36. Palliative Medicine
    J Andrew Billings

    Section VIII. Special Situations

  37. Chronic Opioid Therapy, Drug Abuse and Addiction
    Jane Ballantyne and David Gastfriend
  38. Pain and Affective Disorders
    Dan Rockers and Scott Fishman
  39. Emergencies in the Pain Clinic
    Asi Hacobian and Milan Stojanovic
  40. Drug Appendix
    Del Black and Gary Brenner
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