Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care: Biobehavioral Approaches for the Life Course

Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care: Biobehavioral Approaches for the Life Course

by Rhonda J. Moore (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461474937
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/11/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 865
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

Rhonda Moore, PhD received her doctoral degree in cultural and medical anthropology from Stanford University and completed her post-doctoral fellowships in behavioral science from Stanford Medical School and in epidemiology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Moore has edited two other books for Springer: Cancer, Culture and Communication (2004) with David Spiegel, MD (Stanford School of Medicine) and Biobehavioral Approaches to Pain(2009).

Table of Contents

A Biopsychosocial Approach to Understanding Chronic Pain and Disability.- Part I: Communication and Pain.- Pain and Intercultural Communication.- Truth telling and Palliative Care.- Communication and Palliative Care: E-health Interventions and Pain Management.- Educating Patients and Caregivers about Pain Management: : What clinicians need to know.- Part II: Assessment.- Pain Assessment Tools in Palliative Care and Cancer.- Quality Indicators for Pain in Palliative Care.- Palliative Care Clinical Trials: Generalizability and Applicability in Hospice and Palliative Care Practice.- Dynamic Pain Assessment: An Application of Clinical Infometrics to Personalized Pain Treatment and Management.- Assessing Pain and Unmet Needs in Patients with Advanced Dementia: The Role of the Serial Trial Intervention (STI) .- Part III: Common Pain Conditions.- Pediatric Chronic Pain.- Pain in the Older Person.- Pain After Traumatic Brain Injury.- Pain in the Battlefield Injured.- Pain, Whiplash Disorder and Traffic Safety.- Chronic Low Back Pain.- Adult Cancer-Related Pain.- Part IV. Mechanisms.- Neuroanatomy of Pain and Pain Pathways.- Acute to Chronic Pain: Transitions in the Post Surgical Patient.- Pain and the Placebo/Nocebo Effect.- Sex Differences in Pain across the Life Course.- Stress and Pain.- Hope in the context of pain and palliative care.- Temporomandibular Disorders and Fibromyalgia.- Phantom Limb Pain.- Pharmacogenetics of Pain: the Future of Personalized Medicine.- Pain Imaging.- Part V. Interventions.- Evidence-based Pharmacotherapy of Chronic Pain.- Chronic Pain and Opioids.- Nerve Blocks, Trigger Points, and Intrathecal Therapy for Chronic Pain.- Neurosurgical Interventions for the Control of Chronic Pain Conditions.- Rehabilitation Treatments for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain.- Part VI: Psychosocial, Complementary and Alternative (CAM) and Spiritual Approaches for the Control of Symptoms.- Pain, Depression and Anxiety in Cancer.- Support groups for Chronic Pain.- CAM in Chronic Pain and Palliative Care.- Spiritual Dimensions of Pain and Suffering.- Part VII: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences.- Suffering, Hope, and Healing.- Narrative and Pain: Towards an Integrative Model.- Representations of the Body in Pain: Anthropological Approaches.- The Art of Pain: the Patient’s Perspective of Chronic Pain.- Part VIII: Ethical Issues and Future Directions.- Disparities in Pain Management and Palliative Care.- The Delineation and Explication of Palliative Options of Last Resort.- Recognition and Resolution of Ethical Barriers to Palliative Care Research.- How Health Care Reform can Improve Access to Quality Pain and Palliative Care Services.

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