Churchill's Pocketbook of Pain

2nd Edition


  • Catherine Stannard
  • Sara Booth
    • Print ISBN 9780443074240

    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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    Churchill Livingstone
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    About the editors

    Catherine Stannard

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK

    Sara Booth

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Health Services Fellow and Consultant, Physician in Palliative Medicine (Research), Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford, UK