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Principles and Practice of Pain Medicine [electronic book]

edited by Carol A. Warfield, Zahid H. Bajwa
EBook; Book; Online
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2004.
2nd ed
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Principles & practice of pain medicine
Related Title
Principles and practice of pain management.
0071352090 (alk. paper), 9780071352093 (alk. paper), 0071443495 (alk. paper), 9780071443494 (alk. paper)
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  • Molecular biology of pain
  • Anatomy and physiology of pain
  • Pathophysiology of pain
  • Definitions and classifications of pain
  • Understanding the patient with chronic pain
  • Evaluating the patient with chronic pain
  • Outcome measurements in pain medicine
  • Radiological evaluation of spinal disease
  • Role of electrodiagnostics in pain assessments
  • Measuring pain with functional MRI
  • Diagnostic injections for spine pain
  • Psychological aspects of pain
  • Psychosocial assessment of chronic pain
  • Psychotherapeutic management of chronic pain
  • Consulting on the difficult patient in pain -Inpatient model of a chronic pain management program
  • Epidemiology of headaches
  • Historical features in primary headache syndromes
  • Pathophysiology of headaches
  • Common headache syndromes
  • Refractory headaches
  • Chronic daily headaches
  • Botulinum toxins for the treatment of headaches
  • Headaches associated with organic pathology
  • Facial pain
  • Orofacial pain
  • Neck pain
  • Low back pain
  • Facet syndrome
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Pain management in rheumatologic disorders
  • Pain in the extremities
  • Foot pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pelvic pain
  • Perineal pain -Polyneuropathy
  • Central pain states
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Acute herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
  • Preemptive analgesia
  • Acute pain management in adults
  • Assessment and treatment of pain in sports injuries
  • Cancer pain syndromes
  • Medical management of caner pain
  • Anesthetic interventions in cancer pain
  • Pain management in end of life: palliative care
  • Pain in HIV and AIDS
  • -- Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Advances in the management of ischemic pain
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Acute pain management in infants and children
  • Chronic pain in infants and children
  • Cancer pain and palliative care in children
  • Abdominal and pelvic pain in children and adolescents
  • Pain in the elderly
  • Opioid pharmacotherapy
  • Opioids for nonmalignant pain-issues and controversy
  • Common opioid-related side effects
  • Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs
  • Adjuvant analgesics
  • Psychopharmacology for the pain specialist -Antiepileptics and pain
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Spinal canal endoscopy
  • Intra-articular injections and facet blocks
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Sympathetic blocks
  • The use of botulinum toxin in pain management
  • Neuroaxial drug delivery
  • Neuromodulation for pain
  • Neurolytic blocks
  • Cryoanalgesia and radiofrequency
  • Neurosurgical treatment of pain
  • Radiation safety for the pain specialist
  • Complementary and alternative medicine in pain management
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • The role of pain clinics
  • Setting up a pain treatment facility
  • How to manage a pain medicine -Certification inpain medicine
  • Disability assessment of pain-impaired patients
  • Medical-legal considerations in pain management
  • End-of-life ethics
  • Ethical issues and problems of trust in the management of chronic pain.
1 online resource (xxiii, 938 p.) : ill. digital
  • Rev. ed. of: Principles and practice of pain management. 1993.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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