Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
adjuvant alcohol anaesthesia anaesthetic analgesia analgesic approach assessment background infusion benefit bolus bupivacaine cancer pain management cancer patients cancer-related pain catheter cause chemotherapy chest wall clinicians clonidine coeliac plexus block complications cordotomy dermatome diagnosis discussion disease drug delivery systems epidural fentanyl Figure fractures Further reading ganglion impar hospice hydromorphone implanted improved incident pain injection interventional pain Intrathecal drug delivery Intrathecal pump ITDD systems ketamine Key learning points kyphoplasty lesion medications mesothelioma methadone morphine nerve block nerve root neural neurolysis neurolytic neurolytic agent neuropathic pain neurosurgical nociceptive oncology opioid oral morphine pain control pain management Pain Medicine pain relief pain syndrome palliative care palliative medicine pelvic percutaneous cervical cordotomy phenol pregabalin procedure radiotherapy referral refill risk sedation sensory side effects spinal cord spinal needle spinal neurolysis strong opioid subarachnoid surgery surgical symptoms techniques therapy tion tissue titration treatment trial trigeminal tumour vertebral body Vertebroplasty ziconotide