Pain Medicine

1st Edition

The Requisites

Print ISBN: 9780323028318
eBook ISBN: 9780323070324
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 7th April 2006
Page Count: 256


This new volume in the REQUISITES IN ANESTHESIA Series thoroughly but concisely covers the many diverse aspects of pain medicine. It explains all of the basic principles, clinical concepts, and management options involved in providing anesthesia for patients suffering from a range of pain inducing syndromes, including psychological testing. And, it discusses recent advances and changing trends in anesthetic care. A user-friendly format, with many at-a-glance tables and boxes, makes clinical information easy to access.

Key Features

  • Covers a full range of Pain Syndromes, enabling quick review
  • Illustrates all aspects of Pain Medicine using new artwork for anatomic and physiologic topics
  • Provides easy to remember "Pearls" through key-points boxes and a chapter outline at the beginning of each chapter
  • Presents all the information on pain medicine needed to certify or recertify in Anaesthesiology

Table of Contents

  1. Physiology of Pain Perception
    2. Psychological Testing and Psychotherapy of Chronic Pain Patients
    3. Rehabilitation of the Chronic Pain Patient
    4. Pain-Focused Physical Examination
    5. Pharmacology of Analgesic Medications
    6. Chronic Spinal and Epidural Drug Administration
    7. Local Anesthetic Pharmacology
    8. Diagnostic and Prognostic Nerve Blocks
    9. Treatment of Acute Postoperative Pain
    10. Acute and Chronic Pain Management in Children
    11. Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
    12. Pathophysiology of Pain of Spinal Origin
    13. Treatment of Cervical and Lower Back Pain
    14. Pathophysiology and Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
    15. Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia
    16. Visceral Pain
    17. Central Pain
    18. Management of Painful Medical Illnesses
    19. Principles of Cancer Pain Management
    20. Neurolytic Blocks for Cancer Pain
    21. Diagnosis and Treatment of Headaches
    22. Treatment of Facial Pain


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