Pain and Its Relief Without Addiction / Edition 2
ISBN-10:
1560249064
ISBN-13:
9781560249061
Pub. Date:
01/28/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Pain and Its Relief Without Addiction / Edition 2

Pain and Its Relief Without Addiction / Edition 2

by Barry Stimmel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560249061
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 434
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
I. Physiological Concepts of Pain and Dependence

  • The Anatomy of Pain
  • Neuroregulators and Pain
  • Basic Concepts of Dependence, Tolerance, and Withdrawal
  • The Effects of Emotion on Pain
  • II. Drugs Used to Relieve Pain
  • Nonnarcotic Analgesics and Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
  • Narcotic (Opioid) Analgesics I: Narcotic Agonists
  • Narcotic Analgesics II: The Narcotic (Opioid) Agonists-Antagonists
  • The Stimulants
  • Barbiturates, Nonbarbiturate Hypnotics, and Minor Tranquilizers
  • The Major Tranquilizers
  • The Antidepressants
  • Marijuana
  • III. The Practical Management of Pain
  • General Principles of Pain Management
  • Management of Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Unrelieved Pain: The Role of the Physician
  • IV. Management of Pain in Special Populations
  • Pain Relief in Children and the Elderly
  • Relieving Pain in Malignant Disorders: The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Persons With Cancer
  • Management of Pain in Special Populations: Persons Tolerant to or Dependent on Opioids
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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