Pain Management Secrets

3rd Edition

Authors: Charles Argoff Andrew Dubin Julie Pilitsis Charles Argoff Gary McCleane
Paperback ISBN: 9780323040198
eBook ISBN: 9780323074650
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th July 2009
Page Count: 408

Table of Contents

I. OVERVIEW

1. Definitions, Ronald Kanner, MD

2. Classification of Pain, Robert A. Duarte, MD

3. Basic Mechanisms, Allan Basbaum, PhD

4. Topiceuticals, Charles E. Argoff, MD

II. CLINICAL APPROACH

5. History Taking in the Patient with Pain, Howard S. Smith, MD and Andrew Dubin, MD

6. Physical Examination of the Patient with Pain, Howard S. Smith, MD and Andrew Dubin, MD, MS

7. Pain Measurement, W. Cranford Clark, PhD, Sita S. Chokhavatia, MD, Abbas Kashani, MD, and Susanne Bennett Clark, PhD

8. Psychological Assessment of Chronic Patients, Dennis Thornton, PhD

III. CLINICAL SYNDROMES DEFINED BY PAIN

9. Neuroimaging in the Patient with Pain, Howard S. Smith, MD

10. Tension-Type Headache, Richard B. Lipton, MD, and Lawrence C. Newman, MD

11. Migraine, Richard B. Lipton, MD, and Lawrence C. Newman, MD

12. Cluster Headache, Lawrence C. Newman, MD, and Richard B. Lipton, MD

13. The Paroxysmal Hemicranias, Lawrence C. Newman, MD, and Richard B. Lipton, MD

14. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Ronald Kanner, MD

15. Brain Tumor Headaches, Ronald Kanner, MD

16. Increased and Decreased Intracranial Pressure, Ronald Kanner, MD

17. Temporal Giant Cell Arteritis, Robert A. Duarte, MD

18. Headaches Associated with Systemic Disease, Robert A, Duarte, MD

19. Trigeminal Neuralgia, Robert A. Duarte, MD

20. Glossopharyngeal and Other Facial Neuralgias, Robert A. Duarte, MD

21. Low Back Pain, Ronald Kanner, MD

22. Neck and Arm Pain, Ronald Kanner, MD and Gary McCleane, MD

23. Abdominal Pain, Ronald E. Greenberg MD

24. Chronic Pelvic Pain, Helen Greco, MD

25. Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain, Mark Thomas, MD, and Ronald Kanner, MD

IV. SYNDROMES IN WHICH PAIN IS A SIGNIFICANT COMPONENT

26. Postoperative Pain Management, Michael Han

Description

No matter what questions arise in practice or while preparing for boards, Pain Management Secrets, 3rd Edition has the answers. A two-color page layout, portable size, and a list of the “Top 100 Secrets” in pain management help you better meet the challenges you face today. You’ll find all the features you rely on from the Secrets Series®—a question-and-answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables and an informal tone—that make reference fast and easy.

Key Features

  • Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors.
  • Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your reference power.
  • Presents a chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets", providing you with an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.
  • Fits comfortably in the pocket of your lab coat so you have it conveniently on hand at all times.

Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323040198
eBook ISBN:
9780323074650

About the Authors

Charles Argoff Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Director, Comprehensive Pain Management Center, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Andrew Dubin Author

Julie Pilitsis Author

Charles Argoff Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Director, Comprehensive Pain Management Center, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Gary McCleane Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Pain Management, Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan; Consultant Anaesthetist, Lagan Valley Hospital, Lisburn, UK