Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management

2nd Edition

Authors: James Gaynor William Muir James Gaynor William Muir
Paperback ISBN: 9780323046794
eBook ISBN: 9780323062909
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 29th January 2008
Page Count: 672

Table of Contents

Part One — Principles of Pain Management

1. The Ethics of Pain Management

2. Physiology and Pathophysiology of Pain

3. Pain and Stress

4. Definitions of Terms Describing Pain

Part Two — Recognition and Evaluation of Pain

5. Pain Behaviors

6. Objective, Categoric Methods for Assessing Pain and Analgesia

Part Three — Therapy for the Alleviation of Pain

7. Pharmacologic Principles and Pain: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

8. Drugs Used to Treat Pain

9. Opioids

10. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs

11. B2-Agonists

12. Local Anesthetics

13. Glucocorticoids

14. Other Drugs Used to Treat Pain

15. Local and Regional Anesthetic Techniques for Alleviation of Perioperative Pain

16. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Pain Management in Veterinary Patients

Part Four — Acute and Chronic Pain Management

17. Selecting Analgesic Drugs and Routes of Drug Administration

18. Acute Pain Management: A Case-Based Approach

19. Chronic Pain Management: A Case-Based Approach

20. Drug Antagonism and Antagonists

21. Cancer Pain Management

22. Pain Management in the Cat NEW!

23. Pain Management in Horses and Cattle

24. Pain Management for the Pet Bird NEW!

25. Clinical Approaches to Analgesia in Reptiles NEW!

26. Clinical Approach to Analgesia in Ferrets and Rabbits NEW!

27. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation in Dogs NEW!

28. Rehabilitation Methods and Modalities for the Cat NEW!

29. Quality of Life Issues NEW!

30. Hospice and Palliative Care NEW!

Description

You can trust this user-friendly guide to help you meet the increasing need for effective pain management in the animals you treat. It provides instant access to clinically relevant information on pain assessment, pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical treatment options, guidelines for managing acute and chronic pain, and unique aspects of pain management in dogs, cats, horses, cattle, birds, reptiles, ferrets, and rabbits.

Key Features

  • User-friendly format helps you quickly and easily find essential pain management information.
  • Helpful boxes and tables provide at-a-glance access to pharmacologic protocols and clinical applications, including dosages, indications, contraindications, and side effects.
  • Complementary and alternative treatment strategies are included throughout to assist you in using the latest non-pharmacological pain interventions.
  • Case studies clearly illustrate the practical applications of key concepts in the clinical setting and help you sharpen your pain assessment and management skills.

Details

No. of pages:
672
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323046794
eBook ISBN:
9780323062909
eBook ISBN:
9780323168083

About the Authors

James Gaynor Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society; Director, Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management Center, Colorado Springs, CO

William Muir Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Regional Director, American Academy of Pain Management, Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Consulting Services, Columbus, OH

James Gaynor Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society; Director, Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management Center, Colorado Springs, CO

William Muir Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Regional Director, American Academy of Pain Management, Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Consulting Services, Columbus, OH