Assessment and Multimodal Management of Pain - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323530798, 9780323530781

Assessment and Multimodal Management of Pain

1st Edition

An Integrative Approach

Authors: Maureen Cooney Ann Quinlan-Colwell
eBook ISBN: 9780323530781
eBook ISBN: 9780323530750
Paperback ISBN: 9780323530798
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 31st October 2020
Page Count: 864

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Learn best practices and evidence-based guidelines for assessing and managing pain! Assessment and Multimodal Management of Pain: An Integrative Approach describes how to provide effective management of pain through the use of multiple medications and techniques, including both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment regimens. A holistic approach provides an in-depth understanding of pain and includes practical assessment tools along with coverage of opioid and non-opioid analgesics, interventional and herbal approaches to pain, and much more. Written by experts Maureen F. Cooney and Ann Quinlan-Colwell, this reference is a complete, step-by-step guide to contemporary pain assessment and management.

Key Features

  • Evidence-based, practical guidance helps students learn to plan and implement pain management, and aligns with current guidelines and best practices.
  • Comprehensive information on the pharmacologic management of pain includes nonopioid analgesics, opioid analgesics, and co-analgesics, including dose titration, routes of administration, and prevention of side effects.
  • UNIQUE! Multimodal approach for pain management is explored throughout the book, as it affects assessment, the physiologic experience, and the culturally determined expression, acknowledgement, and management of pain.
  • UNIQUE! Holistic, integrative approach includes thorough coverage of pain management with non-pharmacologic methods.
  • Clinical scenarios are cited to illustrate key points.
  • Equivalent analgesic action for common pain medications provides readers with useful guidance relating to medication selection.
  • Pain-rating scales in over 20 languages are included in the appendix for improved patient/clinician communication and accurate pain assessment.
  • UNIQUE! Authors Maureen F. Cooney and Ann Quinlan-Colwell are two of the foremost authorities in multimodal pain assessment and management.
  • Sample forms, guidelines, protocols, and other hands-on tools are included, and may be reproduced for use in the classroom or clinical setting.

Table of Contents

  1. Foundations of Multi-Modal Analgesia
    2. Importance of Multi-Modal Pain Management
    3. Physiology of Pain
    4. Barriers to Effective Pain Management
    5. Introduction to Pain Assessment
    6. Pain Assessment in Cognitively Intact Adults
    7. Pain Assessment in Non-Verbal or Cognitively Impaired
    8. Assess Factors Affecting and Affected by Pain
    9. Basic Concepts of Analgesic Administration
    10. Non-Opioid Analgesics
    11. Opioids
    12. Common Opioid Related Adverse Effects
    13. Preventing Opioid Induced Advancing Sedation and Respiratory Depression
    14. Opioid Use Disorder
    15. Co-Analgesics
    16. Topical Analgesia
    17. Patient Controlled Analgesia
    18. Regional and Intraspinal Approaches
    19. Interventional Approaches
    20. Exercise and Movement
    21. Distraction and Relaxation
    22. Cognitive Behavioral and Psychotherapeutic Interventions as a Component of Multimodal Analgesic Pain Management
    23. Energy Therapies as Components of Multimodal Analgesic Pain Management
    24. Manual Therapies for Pain Management
    25. Spirituality and Meditation for Pain Management
    26. Botanicals and Herbs for Pain Management
    27. Other Non-Pharmacologic Interventions For Pain Management
    28. Improving Institutional Commitment for Effective Multimodal Pain Management
    Ann Quinlan Colwell, Sue Ballato, Gregory Scott Firestone, and Eva Pittman


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About the Authors

Maureen Cooney

Ann Quinlan-Colwell