Best Practice & Research Compendium
- Harald Breivik, MD, DMSc, FRCA, Professor, Department Anaesthesiology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
- Michael Shipley, MA, MD, FRCP, Consultant Rheumatologist, Centre for Rheumatology, University College Hospital, London, UK
This prestigious text offers the most up-to-date advice on the assessment and treatment of pain. Derived from the highly acclaimed journals Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology and Best Practice & Research Clinical Anaesthesiology, this fully updated volume discusses the basic principles of pain, its diagnosis, the recognition of âred' flags indicating a greater risk of serious causes and âyellow' flags indicating a greater risk of developing more chronic pain, and the evidence-based management of a variety of conditions. Illustrated throughout, the book draws upon the expertise of some of the World's leading experts in the field, providing a publication that gives a truly international perspective to the management of pain.
Specialist registrar and consultant rheumatologists, anaesthetists and any physicians with an interest in pain management â orthopaedists, back pain specialists, neurologists â in addition to some primary care physicians