Current Therapy in Pain

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009 - HEALTH & FITNESS - 674 pages
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This unique resource focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of painful conditions-both acute and chronic-from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Joined by a team of nearly 200 international contributors representing a wide range of specialties, Dr. Smith presents the best management options within and across specialties. Succinct treatment and therapy guidelines enable you to quickly access clinically useful information, for both inpatient and outpatient pain management, while a 2-color format enhances readability and ease of use and highlights key concepts. And, as an Expert Consult title, it includes access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, plus links to Medline and PubMed abstracts-providing rapid, easy consultation from any computer!

  • Includes access to the complete text online, fully searchable, plus links to Medline and PubMed abstracts-providing quick and convenient reference from anyplace with an Internet connection.
  • Offers a cross-discipline approach to pain management for a comprehensive view of the best treatment options within and across specialties including internal medicine, gynecology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, and family medicine.
  • Provides succinct treatment and therapy guidelines, enabling you to locate useful information quickly.
  • Organizes guidance on acute and chronic therapies in a templated format, to facilitate consistent, quick-access consultation appropriate for inpatient or outpatient pain management.
  • Features a 2-color format that enhances readability and ease of use and highlights key concepts.


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Contents

Tramadol 508 XIII INTERVENTIONAL APPROACHES TO PAIN
69
CANCER PAIN
97
Pathophysiology of Pain 4
107
Assessment of Pain in Older Adults 14 Rafael Benoliel Richard A Pertes and Eli Eliav
137
Assessment of Pain in the Nonverbal andor Susan Elizabeth Opper
147
Experimental and Joseph M BellapiantaWilliam F Lavelle Elizabeth Demers Lavelle
167
Patientcontrolled Analgesia 73 25 Foot Pain
189
Continuous Peripheral Nerve Catheter Techniques 84 27 Abdominal Pain
201
Sacroiliac Joint Pain
354
Pain and Sleep
363
PHARMACOLOGIC APPROACHES TO PAIN
397
Opioids Issues
408
Opioid Tolerance Dependence and Hyperalgesia
421
Acetaminophen
429
Steroids
436
Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs
442

Interstitial Cystitis
205
Pelvic Pain
216
The Rehabilitation
227
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
233
Etiology Pathogenesis
241
Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
250
Trigeminal Neuralgia
256
Post Amputation Pain Disorders
268
Spinal Cord Injury
279
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
295
Interdisciplinary Management for Complex Regional
309
Current Therapy and Future
316
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322
Pain and Pain Management Related to
335
Sickle Cell Anemia
348
Antidepressants
448
Antiepileptic Drugs
458
Local Anesthetics
465
a2Agonists
476
Botulinum Toxins for the Treatment of Pain
489
Topical Analgesic Agents
501
PAIN MANAGEMENT
513
Physical Medicine Approaches to Pain Howard S Smith
527
MANAGEMENT
541
Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Sukdeb Datta
547
COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE 89 Epidemiology of Complications in Interventional Pain
557
NEUROSURGICAL APPROACHES TO PAIN
563
Interpleural Analgesia 92
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