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Handbook of Pain Management

A Clinical Companion to Textbook of Pain

An Essentials version of the Textbook of Pain, 4/e, this book is intended to provide the pain medicine specialist and trainee with an easy-to-access overview on the management complexities, assessment tools and multiple treatment modalities that are currently available to the physician dealing with the full spectrum of pain syndromes. The emphasis throughout is on the clinical aspects of pain medicine. It will contain the core information that the practitioner and trainee needs. Each chapter is brief and succinctly written and the text is well broken up with headings, tables and summary charts. The book is divided into 2 main sections; clinical states (acute, chronic and cancer pain) and therapeutic aspects ( pharmacological, surgical, physiotherapy, psychotherapy ) and it presents a rational, multidisciplinary approach to the management of pain.

Paperback, 744 Pages

Published: August 2003

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07201-7

Contents

  • SECTION 1 - CLINICAL PAIN STATES
    Soft tissue, joints and bones


    Acute and postoperative pain
    Michael Cousins, Ian Power
    Osteoarthritis
    Paul Creamer
    Rheumatoid arthritis
    Malcolm I V Jayson
    Muscles, tendons and ligaments
    Dianne J Newham, Kerry R Mills
    Chronic back pain
    Donlin M Long
    Upper extremity pain
    Anders E Sola
    Fibromyalgia
    Robert M Bennett

    Deep and visceral pain

    Abdominal pain
    Laurence M Blendis
    Heart, vascular and haemopathic pain
    Paolo Procacci, Massimo Zoggi, Marco Maresca
    Chronic pelvic pain
    Andrea J Rapkin
    Obstetric pain
    John S McDonald
    Genitourinary pain
    Ursula Wesselmann, Arthur L Burnett

    Head

    Orofacial pain
    Yair Sharav
    Trigeminal, eye and ear pain
    Joanna M Zakrozwska
    Headache
    Jean Schoenen, Peter S Sándor

    Nerve and root damage

    Phantom pain and other phenomena after amputation
    Troels Scaehelin Jensen, Lone Nikolajsen
    Peripheral neuropathies
    J W Scadding
    Complex regional pain syndrome
    J W Scadding
    Nerve root disorders and arachnoiditis
    David Dubuisson

    Central nervous system

    Central pain
    Jörgen Boivie
    Spinal cord injury
    Aleksander Beric
    Pain and psychological medicine
    Harold Merskey

    SECTION 2 - THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
    Pharmacology


    Antipyretic (non-narcotic) analgesics
    Kay Brune, Hanns Ulrich Zeilhofer
    Psychotropic drugs
    Richard Monks, Harold Merskey
    Opioids
    Robert G Twycross
    Local anaesthetics and epidurals
    H J McQuay, RA Moore
    Atypical analgesic drugs and sympathetic blockers
    R Munglani, R G Hill

    Surgery

    Disc surgery
    Erik Spangfort
    Orthopaedic surgery
    Robert F McLain, James N Weinstein
    Central neurosurgery
    Jan M Gybels, Ron R Tasker

    Stimulation

    Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, vibration and acupuncture as
    pain-relieving measures
    Per Hansson, Thomas Lundeberg
    Spinal cord and brain stimulation
    Brian A Simpson

    Physical therapies

    Ultrasound, shortwave, microwave, laser, superficial heat and cold in the
    treatment of pain
    Justus F Lehmann, Barbara J de Lateur
    Mobilization, manipulation, massage and exercise for the relief of
    musculoskeletal pain
    Scott Haldeman, Paul D Hooper

    Psychological therapies

    The placebo and the placebo response
    Patrick D Wall
    Relaxation and biofeedback
    Barton A Jessup, Xochitl Gallegos
    Hypnosis
    Nicholas P Spanos, Sharon J Carmanico, Jacqueline A Ellis
    A cognitive-behavioral approach to pain management
    Dennis C Turk, Akiko Okifuji
    Behavioral therapy
    Francis J Keefe, John C Lefebvre
    Prevention of disability due to chronic musculoskeletal pain
    Steven James Linton

    SECTION 3 - SPECIAL PROBLEMS OF ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT
    Age and sex difference


    Pain in children
    Charles B Berde, Bruce Masek
    Pain in the elderly
    Lucia Gagliese, Joel Katz, Ronald Melzack
    Sex and gender differences in pain
    Karen J Berkley, Anita Holdcroft

    Neuropathic and burn pain

    Peripheral neuropathic pain: an approach to management
    Howard L Fields, Ralf Baron, Michael C Rowbotham
    Pain of burns
    Manon Choinière

    Cancer pain

    Cancer pain: principles of assessment and syndromes
    Nathan I Cherny, Russell K Portenoy
    Practical issues in the management of cancer pain
    Nathan I Cherny, Russell K Portenoy
    Cancer pain and palliative care in children
    Charles B Berde, John J Collins
    Cancer: psychiatric and ethical issues
    William Breithart, Steven D Passik, Barry D Rosenfeld
    Pain and impending death
    Cicely M Saunders, Michael Platt

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