Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

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Manohar Sharma, Sanjeeva Gupta, Michael Bennett, Karen Simpson
OUP Oxford, 2014 - Medical - 304 pages
Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain gives advice on advanced pain management techniques for cancer pains. Emphasis is placed on the suitability and selection of patients for different invasive and complex procedures based on the patient's history. Case histories provide compressive insight into the complexities of holistic management, with pain being only one of the factors that distress patients and families. The book also covers cancer pain management for patients in a community setting including, the collaboration between pain and palliative medicine. This practical guide to the management and treatment of complex cancer pain is essential reading for all oncologists, pain, and palliative care specialists.
 

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Contents

Section A Introduction and clinical cases
1
Section B Details of interventional techniques
135
Section C Collaboration between services
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About the author (2014)

Manohar Sharma is Consultant in Pain Medicine in the Department of Pain Medicine at The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Sanjeeva Gupta is Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at the Bradford Royal Infirmary, UK. Michael Bennett is Professorof Palliative Medicine at the International Observatory on End of Life Care, School of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, UK. Karen Simpson is Consultant in Pain Medicine at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, UK.