Practical Management of Pain

By

  • Honorio Benzon, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Associate Chair for Academic Affairs and Promotions, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
  • James Rathmell, MD, Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair and Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Christopher L. Wu, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dennis C. Turk, PhD, John and Emma Bonica Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Research, University of Washington School of Medicine; Director, Center for Pain Research on Impact, Measurement, And Effectiveness (C-PRIME), Seattle, Washington
  • Charles Argoff, MD, Professor of Neurology, Director, Comprehensive Pain Management Center, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Robert Hurley, MD, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Medical Director, University of Florida Pain and Spine Center, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Obtain all the core knowledge in pain management you need from one of the most trusted resources in the field. The new edition of Practical Management of Pain gives you completely updated, multidisciplinary overview of every aspect of pain medicine, including evaluation, diagnosis of pain syndromes, rationales for management, treatment modalities, and much more. In print and online, it is all the expert guidance necessary to offer your patients the best possible relief.
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Audience

Pain Specialists and Anesthesiologists.

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08340-9


Table of Contents

Part I: General Considerations

1. The History of Pain Medicine

2. Taxonomy and Classification of Chronic Pain Syndromes

3. Organizing an Inpatient Acute Pain Service

4. Measurement-Based Stepped Care Approach to Interdisciplinary Chronic Pain Management

5. The Health Care Policy of Pain Management

6. Quality Assessment and Improvement and Patient Safety in the Pain Clinic

7. Education, Training, and Certification in Pain Medicine

Part II. Basic Considerations

8. Pain Pathways: Peripheral, Spinal, Ascending, and Descending Pathways

9. A Review of Pain-Processing Pharmacology

10. Pain and Brain Changes

11. An Introduction to Pharmacogenetics in Pain Management: Knowledge of How Pharmacogenomics May Affect Clinical Care

12. Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Pain

Part III. Evaluation and Assessment

13. History and Physical Examination of the Pain Patient

14. Electromyography and Evoked Potentials

15. Radiologic Assessment of the Patient with Spine Pain

16. Psychological and Behavioral Assessment

17. Disability Assessment

Part IV. Clinical Conditions

18. Postoperative Pain and Other Acute Pain Syndromes

19. The Prediction and Prevention of Persistent Post-Surgical Pain

20. Pediatric Acute Pain Management

21. Low Back Pain

22. Neurosurgical Approaches to Pain Management

23. Cancer Pain

24. Neuropathic Pain Syndromes

25. Pain in Selected Neurologic Disorders

26. Phantom Limb Pain

27. Central Post-stroke Pain Syndrome

28. Spinal Cord Injury Pain

29. Chronic Widespread Pain

30. Headache Management

31. Dental and Facial Pain

32. Visceral Pain

33. Pediatric Chronic Pain Management

34. Management of Pain in Older Adults

35. Managing Pain during Pregnancy and Lactation

Part V. Pharmacologic, Psychological, and Physical Medicine Treatments

36. Major Opioids and Chronic Opioid Therapy

37. Minor and Short-Acting Analgesics, Including Opioid Combination Products

38. Antidepressants as Analgesics

39. Membrane Stabilizers for the Treatment of Pain

40. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Acetaminophen, and COX-2 Inhibitors

41. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

42. Topical Analgesics

43. Neuraxial Agents

44. Pharmacology for the Interventional Pain Physician

45. Psychological Interventions

46. Physical Medicine Techniques in Pain Management

47. Physical Rehabilitation for Patients with Chronic Pain

48. Acupuncture

49. Integrative Approaches to Pain Management

50. Pain and Addictive Disorders: Challenge and Opportunity

51. Issues Associated with Opioid Use

Part VI. Nerve Block Techniques

52. Nerve Blocks of the Head and Neck

53. Upper Extremity Blocks

54. Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks

55. Truncal Blocks

56. Peripheral and Visceral Sympathetic Blocks

57. Intraarticular Analgesia

58. Chemical Neurolytic Blocks

59. Neurolysis of Sympathetic Axis for Cancer Pain Management

Part VII. Interventional Techniques

60. Interlaminar and Transforaminal Therapeutic Epidural Injections

61. Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Zygapophysial (Facet) Joint Pain

62. Radiofrequency Treatment

63. Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome: Sacroiliac Joint Injections and Block/Radiofrequency

of the Lateral Branchs

64. Myofascial Injections: Trigger Point, Piriformis, Iliopsoas, and Scalene Injections

65. Lumbar Discogenic Pain and Diskography

66. Intradiscal Procedures for the Treatment of Discogenic Lower Back and Leg Pain

67. Minimally Invasive Procedures for Vertebral Compression Fractures

68. Biopsychosocial Prescreening for Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

Devices

69. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

70. Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Patient Selection, Trialing, and Implantation

71. Joint Injections

72. Radiation Safety and Radiographic Contrast Agents in Pain Medicine

Part VIII. Pain Management in Special Situations and Special Topics

73. The Management of Pain from Sickle Cell Disease

74. Burn Pain

75. Pain Management in the Emergency Department

76. Pain Management in the Critically Ill Patient

77. Pain Management at the End of Life

78. Pain Management in the Home: Using Cancer Patients as a Model

79. The Health Implications of Disparities in Cancer and Pain Care: Unequal Burdens and Unheard Voices

Part IX: Research, Ethics, and Reimbursement in Pain

80. Clinical Trial Design Methodology for Pain Outcome Studies

81. Ethics of Research in Patients with Pain

82. Postoperative Pain Management: Trends and Future Directions and Areas in Need

of Investigation

83. Future Directions and Trends in Pain Management