Table of Contents

Pain Mechanisms: The Neurophysiology and Neuropsychology of Pain Perception. Psychology and Social Factors Influencing Pain: Individual Differences in the Experience of Pain. Pain and Thinking: An Introduction to Cognitive Psychology. Ethical Issues in Pain Management. The Assessemnt of Pain. The Use of Pharmacology in Pain Management. Psychological Techniques in the Management of Pain. Patient Teaching: A Pain Management Strategy. The Management of Children's Pain. Managing Post-Operative Pain: Problems and Solutions. Sickle Cell Disease Pain. Cancer Pain and Its Management. Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: A Community Based Approach to Management. Pain in the Elderly--Management Strategies. The Influence of Nursing Expertise on the Assessment of Pain: A Quality Study.

Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Print ISBN:
9780702022937

About the author

Veronica Thomas

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Nursing Studies, King's College, London, UK