Pain

2nd Edition

a textbook for health professionals

Authors:

  • Hubert van Griensven
  • Jenny Strong
  • Anita Unruh
  • 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
    Print ISBN:
    9780702034787
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702058684

    About the authors

    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