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Pain Management

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Regarded as the premiere clinical reference in its field, Pain Management, 2nd Edition, edited by noted pain authority Dr. Steven Waldman, provides comprehensive, practical, highly visual guidance to help you effectively apply the most recent evidence-based advances in pain management. This popular text has been updated with 13 new chapters that include the latest information on interventional and ultrasound-guided techniques, acute regional pain nerve blocks, and more. A user-friendly format with lavish illustrations and complete online access at enable you to access trusted guidance quickly...and apply the information bring effective pain relief to your patients.


Pain Management


Hardbound, 1464 Pages

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0721-2


    1 Conceptual Framework for Understanding Pain in the Human
    2 Anatomy of the Pain Processing System
    3 Dynamics of the Pain Processing System
    4 Central Pain Modulation
    5 History and Physical Examination of the Patient in Pain
    6 Patterns of Common Pain Syndromes
    7 Rational Use of Laboratory Testing
    8 Radiography
    9 Fluoroscopy
    10 Nuclear Medicine Techniques for Pain Management
    11 Computed Tomography
    12 A Practical Approach to Radiation Protection
    13 Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    14 Intervertebral Disc Stimulation Provocation Discography
    15 Myelography
    16 Epidurography
    17 Neural Blockade for the Diagnosis of Pain
    18 Differential Neural Blockade for the Diagnosis of Pain
    19 Spinal Canal Endoscopy
    20 Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Testing
    21 Evoked Potential Testing
    22 The Measurement of Pain: Objectifying the Subjective
    23 Neuropathic Pain: Neuropsychiatric, Diagnostic And Management Considerations
    24 Management of Acute and Postoperative Pain
    25 Burn Pain
    26 Sickle Cell Pain
    27 Acute Headache
    28 Evaluation and Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathies
    29 Acute Herpes Zoster and Post Herpetic Neuralgia
    30 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    31 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type II: Causalgia
    32 Phantom Pain Syndromes
    33 Identification and Treatment of Cancer Pain Syndromes
    34 Radiation Therapy in the Management of Cancer Pain
    35 Neural Blockade with Local Anesthetics and Steroids in the Management of Cancer Pain
    36 Neural Blockade with Neurolytic Agents in the Management of Cancer Pain
    37 The Role of Spinal Opioids in the Management of Cancer Pain
    38 Neurosurgery in the Management of Cancer Pain
    39 Palliative Care in the Management of Cancer Pain
    40 Common Sports Injuries
    41 Fibromyalgia
    42 Painful Neuropathies Including Entrapment Syndromes
    43 Osteoarthritis and Related Disorders
    44 The Connective Tissue Diseases
    45 Polymyalgia Rheumatica
    46 Migraine Headache
    47 Tension-Type Headache
    48 Cluster Headache
    49 Medication Overuse Headache
    50 Trigeminal Neuralgia
    51 Glossopharngeal Neuralgia
    52 Giant Cell Arteritis
    53 Pain of Ocular and Periocular Origin
    54 Pain of the Ear, Nose, Sinuses, and Throat
    55 Occipital Neuralgia
    56 Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy of the Face
    57 Cervical Facet Syndrome
    58 Cervical Radiculopathy
    59 Brachial Plexopathy
    60 Cervical Myelopathy
    61 Cervical Dystonia
    62 Arthritis Pain of the Shoulder
    63 Disorders of the Rotator Cuff
    64 Acromioclavicular Joint Pain
    65 Subdeltoid Bursitis
    66 Biceps Tendinitis
    67 Scapulocostal Syndrome
    68 Tennis Elbow
    69 Golfer's Elbow
    70 Olecranon and Cubital Bursitis
    71 Entrapment Neuropathies of the Elbow and Forearm
    72 Arthritis of the Wrist and Hand
    73 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    74 DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis
    75 Dupuytren's Contracture
    76 Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb
    77 Glomus Tumor of the Hand
    78 Chest Wall Pain Syndromes
    79 Thoracic Radiculopathy
    80 Painful Disorders of the Respiratory System
    81 Postmastectomy Pain
    82 Post-Thoracotomy Pain
    83 Mononeuritis Multiplex
    84 Abdominal Wall Pain Syndromes
    85 Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
    86 Ilioinguinal, Iliohypostric, and Genitofemoral Neuralgia
    87 Low Back Pain
    88 Osteoporosis
    89 Lumbar Radiculopathy
    90 Lumbar Facet Syndrome
    91 Occupational Back Pain
    92 Infections of the Spine
    93 Arachnoiditis and Related Conditions
    94 Spondylosis and Spondylolisthesis
    95 Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Related Disorders
    96 Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
    97 Pelvic Girdle and Low Back Pain in Pregnancy
    97 Pelvic Girdle and Low Back Pain in Pregnancy
    98 Postoperative Deformities of the Dural Sac
    99 Osteitis Pubis
    100 Piriformis Syndrome
    101 Orchialgia
    102 Vulvadynia
    103 Coccyodynia
    104 Proctalgia Fugax
    104 Proctalgia Fugax
    105 Gluteal and Ischiogluteal Bursitis
    106 Trochanteric Bursitis
    107 Biceps Tendinitis
    108 Meralgia Paresthetica
    109 Femoral and Saphenous Neuropathy
    110 Obturator Neuropathy
    111 Painful Conditions of the Knee
    112 Bursitis Syndromes of the Knee
    113 Baker's Cyst
    114 Quadriceps Expansion Syndrome
    115 Arthritis of the Ankle and Foot
    116 Achilles Teninitis and Bursitis and Other Painful Conditions of the Ankle
    117 Morton's Neuroma and Other Painful Conditions of the Foot
    118 Hallux Valgus, Bunion, Bunionette, and Other Painful Conditions of the Toe
    120 Simple Analgesics
    121 Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and the Cox-2 Inhibitors
    122 Opioid Analgesics
    123 Role of Antidepressants in the Management of Pain
    124 Anticonvulsant Compounds
    125 Centrally Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants and Associated Drugs
    126 Topical and Systemic Local Anesthetics
    127 Alternative Pain Medicine
    128 Limitations of Pharmacologic Pain Management
    129 Psychological Interventions
    130 Biofeedback
    131 Hypnosis
    132 Relaxation Techniques and Guided Imagery
    134 Hydrotherapy
    134 Hydrotherapy
    135 Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
    136 Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment of the Chronic Pain Patient
    137 Nociceptors, Pain and Spinal Manipulation
    138 Acupuncture
    139 Prolotherapy
    140 Atlanto-Occipital Block
    141 Atlantoaxial Injection
    142 Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block
    143 Greater and Lesser Occipital Nerve Block
    144 Third Occipital Nerve Block
    145 Gasserian Ganglion Block
    146 Blockade of the Trigeminal Nerve and Its Branches
    147 Glossopharyngeal Nerve Block
    148 Vagus Nerve Block
    149 Phrenic Nerve Block
    150 Cervical Plexus Block
    151 Stellate Ganglion Block
    152 Cervical Facet Block
    153 Cervical Epidural Nerve Block
    154 Lysis of Cervical Epidural Adhesions: Racz Technique
    155 Brachial Plexus Block
    156 Neural Blockade of the Peripheral Nerves of the Upper Extremity
    157 Suprascapular Nerve Block
    158 Thoracic Epidural Nerve Block
    159 Intercostal Nerve Block
    160 Splanchnic and Celiac Plexus Nerve Block
    161 Lumbar Epidural Injections
    162 Subarachnoid Neurolytic Block
    163 Lumbar Facet Block
    164 Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Block
    165 Ilioinguinal-Iliohypogastric Nerve Block
    166 Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block
    167 Obturator Nerve Block
    168 Caudal Epidural Nerve Block
    169 Lysis of Epidural Adhesions: The Racz Technique
    170 Hypogastric Nerve and Ganglion Impar Block
    171 Injection of the Sacroiliac Joint
    172 Neural Blockade of the Peripheral Nerves of the Lower Extremity
    173 Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
    174 Spinal Cord Stimulation
    175 Implantable Drug Delivery Systems: Practical Considerations
    177 Neuroadenolysis of the Pituitary Gland
    178 Radiofrequency Lesioning
    179 Cryoneurolysis
    180 Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
    181 Intradiskal Electrothermal Annuloplasty
    182 Percutaneous Discectomy-Automated Technique
    183 Percutaneous Laser Discectomy
    184 Percutaneous Fusion Techniques


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