Pain Medicine / Edition 1

Pain Medicine / Edition 1

by P. Prithvi Raj, P. Prithvi Raj
     
 

This is the first review book in pain management specifically oriented to the format of the new exams offered by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Pain Society. Edited by weIl-known authors in the field, it stresses key concepts and essential information on pain. Questions and answers throughout enhance the reader's retention of important concepts.See more details below

Overview

This is the first review book in pain management specifically oriented to the format of the new exams offered by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Pain Society. Edited by weIl-known authors in the field, it stresses key concepts and essential information on pain. Questions and answers throughout enhance the reader's retention of important concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801679988
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
571
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

1History of Pain Medicine3
2Pain Mechanisms12
3Evaluation of the Pain Patient26
4Pain Measurement36
5Laboratory Investigations47
6Radiography and Neuroimaging56
7Neurophysiologic Studies73
8Diagnostic Nerve Block83
9Thermography92
10Psychologic Evaluation and Treatment98
11Functional Evaluation106
12Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Analgesic Agents117
13Opioids and Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Analgesics126
14Coanalgesic Agents142
15Organization and Function of Nerve Block Facility155
16Local Anesthetics162
17Techniques177
18Central Nerve Blocks185
19Peripheral Nerve Blocks200
20Autonomic Nerve Blocks227
21Epidural Steroids259
22Facet Blocks266
23Epidural Infusion and Patient Controlled Epidural Analgesia272
24Implantable Drug-Delivery System279
25Neurolytic Agents285
26Peripheral Neurolysis288
27Cryolysis297
28Radiofrequency305
29Acupuncture309
30Analgesia with Intravenous Local Anesthetics317
31Ablative Techniques321
32Neural Stimulation: Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation327
33Physical Therapy335
34Taxonomy343
35Trauma346
36Postsurgical Pain359
37Obstetric Pain367
38Acute Medical Diseases377
39Headache and Facial Pain385
40Neck and Shoulder Pain398
41Low Back Pain406
42Musculoskeletal Pain418
43Visceral Pain430
44Pelvic Pain440
45Central Nervous System Pain449
46Peripheral Nervous System Pain453
47The Autonomic Nervous System461
48Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy466
49Phantom Pain483
50Miscellaneous Pain Disorders492
51Cancer Pain Syndromes502
52Chronic Pain Syndromes in Children522
53Acute Pain Syndromes in Children530
Test Banks539
Index555

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