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Pain : Best Practice & Research Compendium - Harald Breivik

Pain

Best Practice & Research Compendium

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Published: 27th March 2007
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This prestigious text offers the most up-to-date advice on the assessment and treatment of pain. Derived from the highly acclaimed journals Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology and Best Practice & Research Clinical Anaesthesiology, this fully updated volume discusses the basic principles of pain, its diagnosis, the recognition of 'red' flags indicating a greater risk of serious causes and 'yellow' flags indicating a greater risk of developing more chronic pain, and the evidence-based management of a variety of conditions. Illustrated throughout, the book draws upon the expertise of some of the World's leading experts in the field, providing a publication that gives a truly international perspective to the management of pain.

Introduction
Bridging the gap between pain management as a speciality and rheumatology
Science and psychology of pain
Science and psychology of pain
What are the mechanisms of chronic pain?
Assessment
Assessment of pain in patients with rheumatic diseases
Assessment of neuropathic pain
Diagnostic nerve blocks in chronic pain
Spinal Pain
Neck pain
Low back pain Maurits van Tulder, Bart Koes and Claire Bombardier Low back pain from a clinical point of view
Self-care techniques for acute episodes of low back pain
Advances with analgesics and NSAIDs for the treatment of spinal disorders
The contribution of psychosocial factors to long-term disability and work loss
Steroid injections: effect on pain of spinal origin Les Barnsley
Radiofrequency procedures in chronic pain
Regional Pain
Clinical examination as a tool for identifying the origin of regional musculoskeletal pain
Limb pain
Diagnosing regional pain: the view from primary care
Injection therapies for soft-tissue disorders
Treatment options for regional musculoskeletal pain: what is the evidence?
Fibromyalgia: Interdisciplinary approach
Efficacy of rehabilitative therapy in regional musculoskeletal conditions: An update
Chronic widespread pain
The epidemiology of chronic generalized musculoskeletal pain
An update on the epidemiology of chronic generalized musculoskeletal pain in the light of recent publications
Chronic widespread pain (CWP) and fibromyalgia (FM)
Pharmacological therapies in fibromyalgia (chronic widespread pain)
Acute and postoperative pain
How to implement an acute postoperative pain service - an update Harald Breivik
The effect of postoperative epidural analgesia on perioperative morbidity and mortality
Prevention and treatment of hyperalgesia and persistent neuropathic pain after surgery
Management strategies
Pain management and quality in healthcare
Drug combinations in pain treatment: A review of the published evidence and methods to find optimal combinations
How do we manage chronic pain?
Recommendations for using opioids in chronic non-cancer pain Eija Kalso
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ISBN: 9780080446844
ISBN-10: 0080446841
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 27th March 2007
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 1.11