Key Features

  • Patient-centred approach to care – advocates listening to the patient’s voice
  • Covers social determinants of pain
  • Guides the reader from pain psychology to the practical application of psychological interventions
  • Learning aids – chapter objectives, reflective exercises, case examples, and revision questions
  • Emphasizes an evidence-based perspective
  • Written by an international team of experts

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to pain
Anita M. Unruh, Jenny Strong and Hubert van Griensven

2. The patient’s voice
Mandy Nielsen

3. Social determinants of pain
Kenneth D. Craig and Samantha R. Fashler

SECTION 1 – OVERVIEW: WHAT IS PAIN?

4. The psychology of pain: models and targets for comprehensive assessment
Gordon J.G. Asmundson, Lydia Gomez-Perez, Ashley A. Richter and R. Nicholas Carleton

5. Neuroanatomy of the nociceptive system
Mary Galea

6.Neurophysiology of pain
Hubert van Griensven

SECTION 2 – ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF PAIN

7. Pain assessment and measurement
Jenny Strong, Anita M. Unruh, Bill Vincenzino

8. Psychological interventions: a conceptual perspective
Michael J.L. Sullivan

9. Psychological interventions: application to management of pain
Patrick McGrath, Jill Chorney, Anna Huguet and Anita M. Unruh

10. Neuropathic pain and complex regional pain syndrome
Nicola U. Cook and Hubert van Griensven

11. Pain pharmacology and the pharmacological management of pain
Maree T. Smith and Arjun Muralidharan

12. Manual therapy and influence on pain perception
Chris McCarthy

13. Exercise therapy
Nadine Foster, Annette Bishop, Melanie Holden and Krysia Dziedzic

14. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and acupuncture
Mark I. Johnson and Carole A. Paley

15. Complementary therapy approaches to pain
Peter Mackereth, Ann Carter and Jacqui Stringer

16. Workplace rehabilitation
L. Gibson and J. Strong

SECTION 3 – SPECIAL ISSUES

17. Pain education for professionals
Emma Briggs and Sarah E. Henderson

18. Pain in childhood
Anita M. Unruh and Patrick J. McGrath

19. Pain in the elderly
Stephen J. Gibson

20. Cancer pain

Details

No. of pages:
472
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702059247
eBook ISBN:
9780702058684
Print ISBN:
9780702034787

About the editors

Hubert van Griensven

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow in Physiotherapy, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK, and Consultant Physiotherapist, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Essex, UK

Jenny Strong

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Occupational Therapy, Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Anita Unruh

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Dean (Research & Academic), Academic Integrity Officer, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada