Decision Making in Pain Management book cover

Decision Making in Pain Management

Clear algorithms and concise accompanying explanations facilitate the evaluation and management of nearly 140 common pain manage¬ment problems. The New Edition of this best-selling resource features a completely new section on Cancer Pain plus brand-new chapters on patient evaluation, chronic pain, upper and lower extremity pain, nerve blocks, and more. It also incorporates comprehensive updates throughout to reflect the latest evaluation techniques, treatment approaches, and pain syndromes.

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Published: April 2006

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-01974-3

Contents

  • EVALUATION

    1. Initial Management of Acute Pain

    2. Evaluation of the Chronic Pain Patient

    3. Evaluation of Pain in Children

    4. Evaluation of the Geriatric Pain Patient

    5. Assessment of Substance Abuse Potential

    6. Psychological Evaluation

    7. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    8. Sleep Disturbances and Chronic Pain

    9. Pain Measurement

    10. Radiography / PET Scan

    11. Discography

    12. EMG/NCV (upper / lower)

    13. Thermography

    14. Exam Under Sedation

    15. Testing & Treatment with IV Local Anesthetics & Other

    16. Differential Epidural / Spinal Blockade

    17. Diagnostic Nerve Blocks

    ACUTE PAIN

    18. Epidural Endoscopy

    19. Patient Controlled Analgesia

    20. Acute Herpes Zoster

    21. Acute Upper Extremity Pain

    22. Acute Lower Extremity Pain

    23. Acute Thoracic Pain

    24. Acute Abdominal Pain

    25. Acute Pancreatitis

    26. Obstetric Pain

    CHRONIC PAIN SYNDROMES

    27. Myofascial Pain Syndromes

    28. Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

    29. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    30. Metastatic Cancer Pain

    31. Diabetic Neuropathy

    32. Chronic Pancreatic Pain

    33. Neuropathic Pain

    34. Central Pain Syndrome

    35. Phantom Pain

    36. Pain in the Spinal Cord-Injured Patient

    37. The Fibromyalgia Syndrome

    38. Rheumatoid Arthritis

    39. Osteoarthritis

    40. Discogenic Back Pain

    41. Nonsomatic Pain

    42. AIDS

    43. Groin Pain

    44. Pelvic Pain

    CANCER PAIN

    45. Patient Education

    46. Cancer Pain Management

    47. Medical Management of Cancer Pain: Oral Analgesics?

    48. Neurolytic Blocks

    49. Non-Pharmacological Interventions

    50. Implantable Devices

    51. Hospice Care / Palliative Care

    HEAD AND NECK PAIN

    52. Head and Neck Pain

    53. Approach to the Patient with Headache

    54. Vascular Headache

    55. Trigeminal Neuralgia

    56. Temporomandibular Disorders

    57. Orofacial Pain

    58. Torticollis

    59. Whiplash

    60. Cervical Zygapophysial Pain

    61. Cervical Radiculopathies

    UPPER EXTREMITY PAIN

    62. Myofascial Upper Extremity Pain

    63. Shoulder Pain

    64. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    65. Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome of the Hand

    66. Shoulder - Hand Syndrome

    67. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    68. Neuropathic Syndromes

    69. Entrapment Syndromes

    70. Tendinitis

    71. Upper Extremity Bursitis

    THORACIC PAIN

    72. Chronic Thoracic Pain

    73. Post-Mastectomy Pain

    74. Post-Thoracotomy Pain Syndrome

    75. Compression Fracture Pain of the Back

    76. Rib Dysfunction

    BACK PAIN

    77. Acute Low Back Pain

    78. Chronic Low Back Pain

    79. Myofascial Back Pain

    80. Lumbosacral Radiculopathy

    81. Spinal Stenosis

    82. Ankylosing Spondylitis

    83. Failed Laminectomy Syndrome

    84. Facet Joint Syndrome

    85. Sacroiliac Joint Pain

    LOWER EXTREMITY PAIN

    86. Bursitis

    87. Entrapment Syndromes

    88. Piriformis Syndrome

    89. Hip Pain

    90. Knee Pain

    91. Foot Pain

    92. Evaluation of Intermittent Claudication

    PEDIATRIC PAIN

    93. Management of Painful Procedures in Pediatric Patients

    94. Chronic Benign Pain in Children

    95. Cancer Related Pain in Children

    PHARMACOLOGY

    96. Local Anesthetic Choice

    97. Local Anesthetic Toxicity

    98. NSAIDS

    99. Steroids

    100. Antidepressants

    101. Anticonvulsants

    102. Narcotics

    103. Botulinum Toxin Pharmacology

    104. Neurolytic Agents

    105. Topical Agents

    THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES

    106. Narcotic Detoxification

    107. Physical Therapy

    108. Occupational Therapy

    109. Vocational Rehabilitation

    110. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation

    111. Psychological Interventions

    112. Hypnosis

    113. Biofeedback

    114. Acupuncture

    115. Continuous Neural Blockade

    116. Intravenous Regional Blockade

    117. Steroid Joint Injections

    118. Intradiscal Therapies

    119. Epidural Steroid Injections

    120. Intrathecal Analgesics (Narcotics & Other Compounds)

    121. Neurolytic Blocks

    122. Complications of Neurolytic Blocks

    123. Implantable Infusion Pumps

    124. Spinal Cord Stimulation

    125. Cryoanalgesia

    126. Radiofrequency Ablation

    127. Neurosurgical Procedures for Pain

    128. Prosthetic Support

    129. Preop Evaluation & Preparation for Regional Anesthesia

    130. Peripheral Nerve Stimulators

    131. Radiographic Contrast Media

    132. Pediatric Extremity Blocks

    133. Cranial Nerve Block

    134. Peripheral Nerve Block

    135. Sympathetic Blocks

    136. Epidural Block

    137. Subarachnoid Block

    APPENDICES

    1. Definitions of Common Pain Terms

    2. Pain Clinic Organization

    3. Assessment Tools

    4. Opioids

    5. Opioid Side Effects and Treatment

    6. Antidepressants

    7. NSAIDS

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