Pain Medicine: A Comprehensive Review / Edition 2

Pain Medicine: A Comprehensive Review / Edition 2

by P. Prithvi Raj, P. Prithvi Raj
     
 

Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology · symptoms · acute and chronic pain syndromes · evaluation and investigation of pain

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Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology · symptoms · acute and chronic pain syndromes · evaluation and investigation of pain patients · treatment modalities · special situations · and more. Board-style review questions, with answers, test readers' mastery of the material in each chapter. And, a new, comprehensive exam at the end of the book enables readers to assess their overall grasp of the subject matter.

• Features contributions from many new authors, presenting fresh perspectives on every area of pain management.
• Covers hot topics such as acute pain · trauma pain · cancer pain · interventional techniques · diagnostic tools for pain management · palliative care · and economics of pain medicine.
• Encompasses all of the content covered in the pain management certification and recertification exams.
• Offers new suggested reading lists for more in-depth study.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323014700
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 History of Pain Medicine
Chapter 2 Pain Medicine As A Speciality
- Pain Societies
- Training of Pain Physicians
- Examining Boards
Chapter 3 Pain Mechanisms and Pain Pathways
Chapter 4 Taxonomy & Classification of Pain Syndromes

Acute Pain Syndromes
Chapter 5 Medical Diseases
Chapter 6 Trauma
Chapter 7 Surgery
Chapter 8 Obstetrics

Chronic Pain Syndromes
Chapter 9 Nociceptive Pain
Chapter 10 Neuropathic Pain
Chapter 11 Visceral Pain
Chapter 12 Cancer Pain
Chapter 13 Other

Evaluation and Investigation of Pain Patients
Chapter 14 1. History Taking
Chapter 15 2. Physical Exam
Chapter 16 3. Laboratory Investigation
Chapter 17 4. Psychological Evaluation
Chapter 18 5. Functional Evaluation
Chapter 19 6. Disability Evaluation
Chapter 20 7. Pain Measurment
Chapter 21 Diagnostic Tools Available for Pain Management

Modalities of Pain Management
Chapter 22 Pharmacological Techniques
Chapter 23 Interventional Techniques
Chapter 24 Surgical Techniques
Chapter 25 Psychological Techniques
Chapter 26 Physical Therapy Techniques
Chapter 27 Home Care
Chapter 28 Alternative Medicine
Chapter 29 Palliative Medicine

Special Situations
Chapter 30 Pediatric Pain Patients
Chapter 31 Geriatric Pain Patients
Chapter 32 Quality Assurance Techniques in Pain Medicine
Chapter 33 Economics of Pain Medicine
Chapter 34 Regulatory Issues Affecting Pain Medicine
Chapter 35 Pain Medicine and the Legal System
Chapter 36 Ethical Issues

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