Pain Management / Edition 2

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It deals specifically with the management of potentially chronic l pain, how to assess patients with pain, the factors involved in the development of chronic pain and the setting up and running of a pain management programme. The main focus is on musculoskeletal and fibromyalgic type pain. Cancer pain is not addressed. The authors address not only what is recommended in the management of pain but also whether and why it is done, thereby covering not only the content of interdisciplinary pain management but also the processes involved.

• Provides extensive background material and covers broad issues which other books lack
• Focuses on not only what is done with the management of pain but whether and why it is done
• Includes the nuts and bolts of setting up and running a pain management programme
• Addresses the application of pain management programmes in a wide range of fields
• Has a multidisciplinary approach and therefore appeals to a multidisciplinary market

• Two new co-authors: Kay Greasley and Bengt Sjolund.
• Major restructuring of chapters and rewriting of content with new authors for many of them.
• Greatly increased discussion of biopsychosocial management in individual clinical practice.
• Addresses the needs of the individual practitioners as well as those working in specialised pain management units.
• Includes more on primary care and secondary pain prevention.
• Expanded discussion of the clinical-occupational interfaces.
• Particular emphasis on the identification and targeting of modifiable risk factors for chronic pain and prolonged disability.
• The following topics stregthened throughout: communication, the nature of groups, medication and iatrogenics.
• Potential of an evidence-based biopsychosocial approach to pain management highlighted.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443100697
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 442
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Michael Bond vii

Foreword Chris C Spanswick ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgements xiii

Section 1 Models and mechanisms

Chapter 1 Models of pain and disability 3

Chapter 2 Psychological mechanisms 29

Chapter 3 The psychological impact of pain and disability 57

Chapter 4 Cultural and social influences on pain and disability 73

Chapter 5 Risk identification and screening 97

Appendix 5.1 Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire

Appendix 5.2 Modified Zung Depression Index

Appendix 5.3 Örebro Screening Questionnaire for Pain: Content

Appendix 5.4 Örebro Screening Questionnaire for Pain: Layout and Scoring

Section 2 Assessment

Chapter 6 Bengt H Sjölund 135

Biomedical and pain assessment in secondary-and tertiary-care settings

Appendix 6.1 Nomenclature of pain terms

Chapter 7 The assessment of pain and function 145

Appendix 7.1 A brief review based on the observations of Price and Harkins

Chapter 8 Psychological assessment 169

Appendix 8.1 The assessment of psychiatric disorder

Section 3 Psychosocial interventions

Chapter 9 The nature of psychosocial interventions 197

Chapter 10 Intervention models and techniques 219

Section 4 Tertiary pain management programmes

Chapter 11 Tertiary pain management programmes 241

Part 1 Introduction

Appendix 11.1.1 Key criteria for pain management programmes and related pain treatment services

Part 2 Setting the scene: introduction to the PMP

Part 3 Medical component

Part 4 Physiotherapy component

Appendix 11.4.1 Goal-setting charts and exercise programme for Mr B.

Part 5 Psychological component

Part 6 The nature of therapeutic groups

Part 7 Maintenance and management of flare-ups

Part 8 Conclusions

Appendix 11.8.1 Record of achievements, plans and barriers

Section 5 Occupational perspectives

Chapter 12 Economic and medicolegal influences on pain and disability 323

Chapter 13 Psychological perspectives on work 343

Chapter 14 Pain and work: individually focused interventions 355

Chapter 15 With Kay Greasley 369

Pain and work: organisational perspectives

Section 6 Conclusions

Chapter 16 Conclusions 395

Index 409

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