Key Topics in Chronic Pain, Second Edition

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CRC Press, Dec 16, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 208 pages
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Key Topics in Chronic Pain is designed to help the professional understand the working of the chronic pain clinic, its patients and its treatments. Separate chapters describe the various clinical pain syndromes commonly encountered and their management. Emphasis is placed on the management of conditions as recommended by randomised controlled trials. Key Topics in Chronic Pain is invaluable for professionals and for students preparing for the FRCA examinations.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTIONWHAT IS THE PAIN CLINIC?
1
ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCEEVIDENCE IN DECISIONMAKING
6
ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCE EVIDENCEBASED MEDICINE AND THE SCIENCE OF REVIEWING RESEARCH
11
ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCE EXPRESSING AND INTERPRETING THE RESULTS OF RESEARCH
17
ASSESSMENT OF CHRONIC PAINHISTORY
19
ASSESSMENT OF CHRONIC PAINEXAMINATION
22
ASSESSMENT OF CHRONIC PAINPSYCHOSOCIAL
28
BACK PAINMEDICAL MANAGEMENT
32
OSTEOARTHRITIS
141
OSTEOPOROSIS
143
PELVIC AND VULVAL PAIN
146
POSTAMPUTATION PAIN
152
POSTHERPETIC NEURALGIA
156
PREGNANCY
160
SCARS NEUROMATA POSTSURGICALPAIN
168
SPINAL CORD INJURY
174

BACK PAININJECTIONS
39
BACK PAINSURGERY
44
BURNS
52
CANCERINTRATHECAL AND EPIDURAL INFUSIONS
55
CANCERNERVE BLOCKS
60
CANCEROPIOID DRUGS
63
CANCEROTHER DRUGS
68
CHEST PAIN
71
COMPLEX REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROMES
76
DEPRESSION AND PAIN
82
FACIAL PAIN
86
GASTROINTESTINAL PAIN
90
HEADACHE
93
IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASE AND PAIN
101
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
104
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN SYNDROMES
109
NECK PAIN
114
NEURALGIA AND PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY
120
NEURALGIATRIGEMINAL AND GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL
124
NEUROPATHIC PAINAN OVERVIEW
131
NOCICEPTIVE PAINAN OVERVIEW
136
STROKE
177
SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM AND PAIN
180
THERAPYANTIARRHYTHMICS
183
THERAPYANTICONVULSANTS
185
THERAPYANTIDEPRESSANTS
188
THERAPYANTIINFLAMMATORY DRUGS
191
THERAPYBOTULINUM TOXIN
195
THERAPYCANNABINOIDS
198
THERAPYCAPSAICIN
201
THERAPYKETAMINE AND OTHER NMDA ANTAGONISTS
203
AUTONOMIC
206
SOMATIC AND LESION TECHNIQUES
210
THERAPYNEUROSURGICAL TECHNIQUES
214
THERAPYOPIOIDS IN CHRONIC PAIN
221
THERAPYPHYSICAL
226
THERAPYPSYCHOLOGICAL
229
THERAPYSPINALCORD AND BRAIN STIMULATION
232
THERAPYTENS ACUPUNCTURE AND LASER STIMULATION
242
INDEX
247
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