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Pain: Its Nature and Treatment
     

Pain: Its Nature and Treatment

by Michael R Bond, Ronald Melzack, Karen Simpson
 

ISBN-10: 0443063524

ISBN-13: 9780443063527

Pub. Date: 07/17/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It provides a concise and easily understandable account of the nature of pain and its treatment. Unlike most books currently on the market, it is written at a level suitable for medical students and other non-specialists.

Overview

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It provides a concise and easily understandable account of the nature of pain and its treatment. Unlike most books currently on the market, it is written at a level suitable for medical students and other non-specialists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443063527
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/17/2006
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Part 1 The nature of pain
The nature of pain. Pain in society. The measurement of pain. Basic mechanisms of pain. The biopsychosocial nature of pain.
Part 2 Clinical Aspects of Pain
Acute and chronic pain. Pain syndroms in the head, face and neck. Spinal and radicular pain. Local pain symdromes of the limbs. Thoracic, abdominal and pelvic pain syndromes. Generalised pain syndromes. Pain and mental disorders.
Part 3 Pain management
The examination of patients with pain. Pain management services. Management of acute pain. Management of chronic non-cancer pain. Management of cancer pain. Psychological techniques in pain management.

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