Pain Medicine Manual


  • Simon Dolin, MBBS, PhD, FRCA, Consultant in Anaesthetics and Pain Relief, King Edward VII Hospital, Midhurst, UK and St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, UK
  • Nicholas Padfield, MB, BS, FRCA, Greenwich District Hospital, London and King Edward VII Hospital, Midhurst, UK

The editors have ensured a uniformity of style and structure throughout whilst encompassing the multi-disciplinary nature of the successful management of chronic pain. This new edition should appeal to allied professionals as well as trainee and practicing doctors working in this field.

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Book information

  • Published: November 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5617-7

Table of Contents

Pain Clinic Organization/Structure
Pain Patient
Pain Physiology and Pharmacology
Pain Epidemiology
Measurement of Pain
Neuropathic Pain
Complex Regional pain Syndromes
Muscle and Soft Tissue Pain Syndromes
Face Pain
Neck pain
Thoracic pain
Abdominal pain
Pelvic pain
Low Back Pain: surgeon's view
Low Back Pain: physician's view
Back Pain Interventional Techniques
Failed Back Syndrome
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Phantom Limb Pain
Refractory Angina
Poststroke Pain
Postsurgical and Scar Pain
Pain of Unknown Aetiology
Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer
Palliative Care Interventional Approach
Pain in HIV
Pain in Children
Psychological Treatments including Pain Management Programmes
The Future