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Compact Clinical Guide to Acute Pain Management : An Evidence-Based Approach - Yvonne M. D'Arcy

Compact Clinical Guide to Acute Pain Management

An Evidence-Based Approach

Paperback Published: 24th February 2011
ISBN: 9780826105493
Number Of Pages: 240

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This is one of the keystone resources of pain management references for use by primary care providers. The book provides quick access to much needed guidelines that are presented in an easy-to-use, systematic format for easy access to core concepts on acute pain management. It is designed to help practitioners accurately assess pain in a variety of patient populations, and select patient-appropriate medications and interventions to achieve optimal pain management for adult patients. This book, for use by the busy healthcare professional working in primary care, internal medicine, acute, and long term care settings, covers the topics of acute pain complaints, both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options, current information from national guidelines, along with regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled analgesia, and epidural pain management. Key features: Offers important new perspective on combination use of pain scales to accurately predict individual pain management needs for more customized and effective management Delivers information on how to treat hospitalized patients who suffer from chronic pain and substance abuse Offers new information on opioid polymorphisms and their surprising effect on pain medication effectiveness Includes a special chapter on managing pain in difficult to treat patient populations

Prefacep. ix
Overview of Acute Pain
The Problem of Acute Painp. 3
Standards, Guidelines, Practice Statements, and The Joint Commission Standard for Acute Pain Managementp. 23
Assessing Acute Pain
The Art and Science of Pain Assessmentp. 37
Assessment Tools for Acute Painp. 53
Assessing Pain in Specialty Populationsp. 63
Medications and Treatments for Acute Pain
Medication Management With Nonopioid Medicationsp. 91
Opioid Analgesicsp. 111
Coanalgesics for Additive Pain Reliefp. 139
The Effect of Opioid Polymorphisms and Patient Response to Medicationsp. 157
Complementary and Integrative Therapies for Pain Managementp. 171
Advanced Pain Management Techniques
Perioperative Pain Managementp. 195
Patient-Controlled Analgesiap. 207
Epidural Analgesiap. 227
Regional Techniques for Postoperative Pain Reliefp. 245
Difficult-To-Treat Patient Populations
Chronic Pain Patients With Acute Painp. 259
Sickle Diseasep. 271
Patients With Active Substance Abuse or a History of Substance Abusep. 283
Abdominal Painp. 299
Emergency Room, Trauma, and Critical Care Patients With Painp. 307
Indexp. 319
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ISBN: 9780826105493
ISBN-10: 0826105491
Series: Compact Clinical Guide
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 24th February 2011
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.75  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.35