Pain Management and Palliative Care

A Comprehensive Guide

  • Kimberly A.¬†Sackheim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Evaluation of the Pain Patient

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eric Leung
      Pages 3-6
    3. Andrew Kamal Abdou, John Ross Rizzo, Jackson Liu
      Pages 7-11
    4. Jeremy J. Robbins, Fani J. Thomson, Julia Sackheim
      Pages 13-25
    5. Paul Weyker, Christopher Webb, Isaac Wu, Leena Mathew
      Pages 27-30
    6. Anthony Isenalumhe Jr.
      Pages 31-36
    7. Joyce Ho
      Pages 37-44
    8. Geet Paul
      Pages 45-48
    9. Clifford Gevirtz, Alan David Kaye
      Pages 49-55
  3. Medication Management for the Pain Patient

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. SriKrishna Chandran
      Pages 65-69
    3. Alan David Kaye, Laurie E. Daste
      Pages 71-74
    4. Jignyasa Desai
      Pages 75-83
    5. Leena Mathew, Lisa Kilcoyne
      Pages 85-90
    6. Stephen Kishner, Juliet P. Tran
      Pages 91-97
    7. Russell K. McAllister, Christopher J. Burnett
      Pages 99-102
  4. Clinical Care for the Pain Patient

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Alyssa Lettich, Sait Ashina
      Pages 105-112

About this book


This comprehensive book covers the knowledge needed to diagnosis and treat patients with acute and chronic pain.  Sections dedicated to patient evaluation, medication management, treating patients with more complex circumstances and interventional management provide clinically-relevant information on an array of topics relevant to both the generalist and specialist.  Some sections being organized in a diagnosis based approach help to focus on these topics and serve as a quick reference. A practical and easy-to-use guide, Pain Management and Palliative Care provides a broad foundation on pain assessment and management and is an invaluable daily companion for those managing patients experiencing pain.


Brief Pain Inventory Characterizing Pain History Pain Scales Verbal Descriptor Scale Visual Analog Scale Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale

Editors and affiliations

  • Kimberly A.¬†Sackheim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Interventional Pain ManagementNew York University , Langone Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2461-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2462-2
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