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Pain Management and Palliative Care

A Comprehensive Guide

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  • Focused, concisely written text that outlines core diagnosis and management techniques

  • Concisely written to enhance practical grasp of material, yet comprehensive enough to ensure proper care

  • Chapters are diagnosis-based to facilitate easy reference

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Table of contents (48 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix
  2. Evaluation of the Pain Patient

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Physiology of Pain

      • Eric Leung
      Pages 3-6
    3. Obtaining a Pain History

      • Andrew Kamal Abdou, John Ross Rizzo, Jackson Liu
      Pages 7-11
    4. Physical Examination: Approach to the Pain Patient

      • Jeremy J. Robbins, Fani J. Thomson, Julia Sackheim
      Pages 13-25
    5. Diagnostic Imaging

      • Paul Weyker, Christopher Webb, Isaac Wu, Leena Mathew
      Pages 27-30
    6. Painful Surgical Spine Referrals and Emergencies

      • Anthony Isenalumhe Jr.
      Pages 31-36
    7. Urine Toxicology Screen

      • Joyce Ho
      Pages 37-44
    8. Opioid Overdose and Withdrawal

      • Geet Paul
      Pages 45-48
    9. Detoxification from Opiates and Benzodiazepines

      • Clifford Gevirtz, Alan David Kaye
      Pages 49-55
  3. Medication Management for the Pain Patient

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63
    2. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

      • SriKrishna Chandran
      Pages 65-69
    3. Muscle Relaxants and Antispasticity Medications

      • Alan David Kaye, Laurie E. Daste
      Pages 71-74
    4. Neuropathic Antidepressant Medications

      • Jignyasa Desai
      Pages 75-83
    5. Neuropathic Anticonvulsant Medications

      • Leena Mathew, Lisa Kilcoyne
      Pages 85-90
    6. Opioid Medications

      • Stephen Kishner, Juliet P. Tran
      Pages 91-97
    7. Topical Analgesic Medications

      • Russell K. McAllister, Christopher J. Burnett
      Pages 99-102
  4. Clinical Care for the Pain Patient

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103
    2. Headache

      • 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.

Keywords

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

Reviews

“This book is a great effort. The material covered and information provided makes it a comprehensive review. It has everything primary care physicians need to know for managing a patient in pain. It can also be a source of quick review when taking a recertifying pain examination.” (Tariq M. Malik, Doody's Book Reviews, March, 2016)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, New York University , Langone Medical Center, New York, USA

    Kimberly A. Sackheim

About the editor

Dr. Kimberly A. Sackheim

New York University Langone Medical Center

Interventional Pain Management

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

New York, NY

USA.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook
USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4939-2462-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)