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Essentials of Pain Medicine

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This third edition of Essentials of Pain Medicine offers an accessible and concise, yet complete, overview of today's theory and practice of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. From a review of basic considerations through local anesthetics and nerve block techniques, this book provides the reader with an excellent tool for exam review or practice of Pain Management.

Audience
Anesthesia Residents and Anesthesiologists, PM & R Residents and Physicians, Orthopedic Residents, Health Science Libraries

Hardbound, 688 Pages

Published: July 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-2242-0

Contents

  • I. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS

    1. Anatomy and Physiology of Somatosensory and Pain Processing
    2. The Neurochemistry of Somatosensory and Pain Processing
    3. Taxonomy: Definition of Pain Terms and Chronic Pain Syndromes

    II. CLINICAL EVALUATION AND DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS

    4. Physical Examination of the Patient with Pain
    5. Pain Assessment
    6. Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
    7. Neurophysiologic Testing for Pain
    8. Anatomy, Imaging and Common Pain Generating Degenerative Pathologies of the Spine
    9. Determination of Disability

    III. PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGIC MODALITIES

    10. Opioid Receptors
    11. Major Opioids in Pain Management
    12. Minor and Short-Acting Opioids
    13. Opioid Therapy: Adverse Effects Including Addiction
    14. Psychopharmacology for Pain Medicine
    15. Membrane Stabilizers
    16. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs and COX-2 Selective Inhibitors
    17. Muscle Relaxants
    18. Drugs for the Interventional Physician: Botulinum Toxin, Steroids, Radiopaque Dye

    IV. THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS

    19. Diagnostic Nerve Blocks
    20. Neurosurgical Procedures for Treatment of Intractable Pain
    21. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Approaches to Pain Management
    22. Acupuncture
    23. Pyschological Interventions For Chronic Pain
    24. Substance Use Disorders and Detoxification

    V. PERIOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT

    25. Pain Management in the Emergency Department
    26. Preemptive Analgesia: Physiology and Clinical Studies
    27. Patient-Controlled Analgesia
    28. Intrathecal Opioid Injections for Postoperative Pain
    29. Epidural Opioids for Postoperative Pain
    30. Intraarticular and Intraperitoneal Opioids for Postoperative Pain
    31. Pediatric Postoperative Pain
    32. Pain Management During Pregnancy and Lactation
    33. Pain Management in the Critically Ill Patient

    VI. CHRONIC PAIN SYNDROMES

    34. Classification of Headache Disorders
    35. Migraine Headache and Cluster Headache
    36. Tension Type Headache, Chronic Tension Headache and Other Chronic Headache Types
    37. Postdural Puncture Headache and Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension
    38. Cervicogenic Headache and Orofacial Pain
    39. An Overview of Low Back Pain Disorders
    40. Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections for Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
    41. Selective Nerve Root Blocks and Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections
    42. Facet Joint Pain: Facet Joint Injections and Facet Rhizotomy
    43. Pain Originating from the Buttock: Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and Piriformis Syndrome
    44. Myofascial Pain Syndrome
    45. Fibromyalgia
    46. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Terminology and Pathophysiology
    47. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS): Diagnosis, and Treatment
    48. Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia
    49. Phantom Pain
    50. Central Pain States
    51. Visceral Pain and Pelvic Pain
    52. Sickle Cell Anemia
    53. Diabetic and Other Peripheral Neuropathies
    54. Entrapment Neuropathies
    55. Chronic Pain Management in Children
    56. Geriatric Pain

    VII. INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

    57. Spinal Cord Stimulation
    58. Implanted Drug Delivery Systems for Control of Chronic Pain
    59. Discography
    60. Intradiscal Techniques: Intradiscal Electrothermal Coagulation (IDET) and Nucleoplasty
    61. Osteoporosis and Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
    62. Issues in Fluoroscopy: Advantages of Fluoroscopy, Radiation Safety

    VIII. CANCER PAIN

    63. Pharmacologic Management of Cancer Pain
    64. Management of Pain at End of Life
    65. Visceral Neurolytic Sympathetic Blocks
    66. Intrathecal and Epidural Neurolysis: Agents Used for Neurolytic Block

    IX. LOCAL ANESTHETICS AND NERVE BLOCKADE

    67. Local Anesthetics – Clinical Aspects
    68. Spinal Anesthesia
    69. Epidural Anesthesia
    70. Combined Spinal-Epidural Technique
    71. Caudal Anesthesia
    72. Head and Neck Blocks
    73. Brachial Plexus Block: Techniques Above the Clavicle
    74. Brachial Plexus Block: Techniques Below the Clavicle
    75. Truncal Blocks: Intercostal, Paravertebral, Interpleural, Suprascapular, Ilioinguinal, and Iliohypogastric Nerve Blocks
    76. Lumbar Plexus, Femoral, Lateral Femoral Cutaneous, Obturator, Saphenous, and Fascia Iliaca Blocks
    77. Sciatic Nerve Block
    78. Ankle Block
    79. Issues in Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Use of Nerve Stimulators, Multiple Versus Single Injection Techniques, and Use of Adjuvants
    80. Peripheral Sympathetic Blocks
    81. Complications After Peripheral Nerve Blockade
    82. Complications After Neuraxial Blockade
    83. Anticoagulants and Neuraxial Injections

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