Key Features

  • Provides the latest information on the management and drug therapy of infectious diseases
  • "Key Points" sections focus on the most important aspects of care
  • Attractive two-color format highlights the text
  • Introductory section on "What's Hot" focuses on cutting edge developments
  • Special focus on latest drug therapies

Table of Contents

1. The Assessment of a Patient in Pain
2. Pharmaceuticals Used in Pain Management - Opiate Therapy for Non-Cancer Pain
3. Acute Pain Management
4. Overview of Chronic Pain Management
5. Which Patients Should be sent to Pain Management Centers
6. Peripheral neuropathy
7. RSD and Causalgia
8. Phantom limb pain
9. Myofascial pain
10. Fibromyalgia
11. The Management of Arthritis pain
12. Acute shingles pain and postherpetic neuralgia
13. Headache
14. Oralfacial pain
15. Chest wall pain
16. Spinal Pain
17. Chronic Abdominal pain
18. Pelvic pain
19. Genital pain syndromes
20. Upper and Lower Extremity Pain Syndromes
21. HIV/AIDS pain
22. Cancer pain
23. Palliative care


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© 2004
Hanley & Belfus
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About the editor

Edgar Ross

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Pain Management Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA