Chronic Non-Cancer Pain:: Assessment and Practical Management

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S. Andersson, M.R. Bond, M. Mehta, M. Swerdlow
Springer Science & Business Media, Jul 31, 1987 - Medical - 199 pages
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written in a clear style and is concise, concentrating as it does only on conditions most commonly seen by 'ordinary' doctors. It is a very useful addition to the library of every military hosptial ' Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 1988
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Importance of the Problem
11
BASIC MECHANISMS IN CHRONIC PAIN
15
Anatomical Pathophysiological and Biochemical Aspects of Pain
17
Psychology of Pain
31
The Pain Patient
45
General Considerations
47
History Clinical Examination and Assessment
51
Visceral Disease
119
Treatment of Chronic Pain
131
Simple Ways of Treating Pain
133
Drug Control of Pain
145
Nerve Block
157
Psychological and Psychiatric Methods in the Treatment of Pain
183
The Pain Relief Clinic
189
The Present Status of Pain Therapy and Future Trends
197

Conditions Causing Chronic Pain
59
Neurological Disease
61
Musculoskeletal and Rheumatic Disease
75
Vascular Disease
95
Glossary
201
Index
203
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