Churchill's Pocketbook of Pain - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780443074240

Churchill's Pocketbook of Pain

2nd Edition

Print ISBN: 9780443074240
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 10th September 2004
Page Count: 384


This pocket-sized book is an excellent accessible, portable source of guidance on the principles and practices of pain management. The new edition features a new focus on chronic pain, incorporates all of the newest pain medications, reflects our latest understanding of pain physiology, and presents entirely new sections covering functional imaging and the use of strong opioid medications for the relief of non-cancer pain.

Key Features

  • Offers practical information on managing pain associated with cancer, HIV, and chronic syndromes such as back pain and scar pain.
  • Presents valuable insights into the psychology of pain.
  • Reviews the basic science of pain and its management.

Table of Contents

I. Principles of Pain Management

1. Anatomy and Physiology of Pain

2. Imaging

3. Clinical Pharmacology

4. The Opioids

5. Opioids and Non-Cancer Pain

6. Non-Opioid Analgesic

7. Local Anaesthetics

8. Antidepressants and Anticonvulsants

9. Miscellaneous Drugs Used in Pain Control

10. Neurostimulation

11. Assessment of the Patient in Pain

II. Pain of Cancer and Advanced HIV Disease

12. Cancer Pain

13. Pain and Advanced HIV Disease

III. Chronic Pain Syndromes

14. Back and Neck Pain

15. Muscular Pain

16. Scar Pain

17. Neuropathic and Central Pain

18. Facial Pain

19. Chronic Pelvic Pain

IV. Psychology and Pain

20. Psychology and Pain


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