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Rev. ed. of: Raj's practical management of pain / [edited by] Honorio T. Benzon ... [et al.]. 4th ed. 2008.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Honorio T. Benzon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2014-01-01
File: 1115 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323083409

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Get the core knowledge in pain medicine you need from one of the most trusted resources in the field. The new fourth edition guides you through every aspect of pain medicine with concise descriptions of evaluation, diagnosis of pain syndromes, rationales for management, treatment modalities, and much more. From commonly seen pain syndromes, including headaches, trunk pain, orofacial pain, back pain, and extremity pain...through specific pain management challenges such as postoperative pain, pain due to cancer, phantom pain, and pain in the management of AIDS patients...this popular text will equip you with the know-how you need to effectively manage even your most challenging cases. A practical, multidisciplinary approach to pain management makes key concepts and techniques easier to apply to everyday practice. Expert contributors provide the latest knowledge on all aspects of pain management, from general principles through to specific management techniques. Detailed discussions of the latest concepts and treatment plans help you provide the best possible outcomes for all your patients. Extensively updated chapters acquaint you with the most current trends and techniques in pain management. A new section on complications helps you avoid and manage potential pitfalls. A new editorial team ensures that you are getting the freshest, most clinically relevant information available today. New, full-color art clarifies key concepts and techniques.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Honorio Benzon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2008-03-06
File: 1344 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780323070799

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PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN presents a comprehensive approach to chronic pain with its practical, concise descriptions of pain evaluation, pain syndromes, rationales for management, and treatment modalities. The book includes commonly seen pain syndromes, including headaches, trunk pain, orofacial pain, back pain, and extremity pain, as well as specific pain syndromes such as postoperative pain, pain due to cancer, phantom pain, and pain in the management of AIDS patients. This book is excellent both for non-specialists who treat the occasional pain patient and for physicians specializing in pain management. The practical approach to pain management is the hallmark of this book Covers all topics necessary for pain physicians to know in their practice Multidisciplinary approach to Pain Management is emphasised Covers in-depth information from the general principles of pain medicine to the specific management of pain syndromes Keeps pace with the rapidly changing and advancing concepts of pain medicine Provides the most current information with the revision of all chapters and the creation of new sections Features over 95 leading authorities, contributing a broad range of ideas and techniques Includes over 100 new illustrations, making techniques and ideas even more clear and easier to repeat in practice Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-552-9

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Genre: Medical
Author: P. Prithvi Raj
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Release: 2000
File: 1070 Pages
ISBN-13: 0815125690

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Thoroughly revised to reflect contemporary diagnostics and treatment, this Third Edition is a comprehensive and practical reference on the assessment and management of acute and chronic pain. This edition features 14 new chapters and is filled with new information on invasive procedures...pharmacologic interventions...neuraxial pharmacotherapy...physical and occupational therapies...diagnostic techniques...pain in terminally ill patients...cancer pain...visceral pain...rheumatologic disorders...managed care...and medicolegal issues. Reorganized with two new sections focusing on diagnostics and cancer pain. A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

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Genre: Medical
Author: C. David Tollison
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release: 2002-01
File: 829 Pages
ISBN-13: 0781731607

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Neuropathic pain is one of the most common, most debilitating, most costly, and most difficult to treat categories of chronic pain conditions that are characterized by a lesion or disease of the somatosensory nervous system. Managing neuropathic pain is challenging and requires skillful assessment and comprehensive and integrated treatment strategies that are mechanism-guided, evidence-based, and individualized. However, these critical and integral elements are very fragmented in the current literature. The mechanistic understanding of neuropathic pain is typically found in basic research articles. Clinical research evidence is presented in forms of clinical trials with emphasis on minimizing biases such as those from patient selection and assessment. Individualized considerations for each patient are usually presented in case reports and problem-based learning discussions. This book overcomes these barriers and integrates all the critical elements around individual patient care into a coherent management strategy that is practical and applicable to daily clinical practice. Rather than compiling what have been published in the literature, this work emphasizes on identifying and highlighting the key points or findings that guide decision-making in clinical practice. It integrates the key points around a typical case scenario that not only represents the core of the diagnostic and therapeutic processes but also allows introduction and differentiation of painful conditions that bare similarities with the case in hand. The overarching goal is to improve clinical outcomes through better understanding of the mechanisms, more accurate diagnosis, and wiser and more comprehensive treatment strategies.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Jianguo Cheng
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2019-01-21
File: 456 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780190298357

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Genre: Medical
Author: P. Prithvi Raj
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release: 1986
File: 956 Pages
ISBN-13: 0815170130

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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015Comprehensive acute pain management no longer means only caring for patients with pain resulting from postoperative and trauma-related causes-it now includes managing patients with acute pain arising from a wide variety of conditions. Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide provides health professional

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Pamela E. Macintyre
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2014-12-04
File: 287 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780429586316

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This book focuses on both the management of the pain as well as the pain patient and is formatted as a practical, evidence-based guide to managing chronic pain conditions. It meets the market need for a reference that aides physicians in understanding and improving chronic pain in their patients. Organized across 46 chapters, the book begins with an introduction on chronic pain evaluation, and specifically stresses the importance of complete patient evaluation including social and psychological evaluation. Subsequent chapters then start with an evaluation, medical and interventional options available, how and when to move from one option to another and the level of evidence offered for each intervention. These unique chapter elements provide the reader with a case-based approach to managing their patients. Additionally, a brief discussion of epidemiology and pathophysiology of the disease process is included and the technical aspects of interventional techniques are reviewed. Edited by a leader in the field with international contributing authors across pain medicine, Practical Chronic Pain Management this book is written primarily for anesthesiologists, pain specialists, rheumatologists, and primary care physicians.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Tariq Malik
Publisher: Springer Nature
Release: 2020-06-19
File: 399 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783030466756

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Patients with chronic pain present a unique set of challenges to the primary care clinician. In Chronic Pain: A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management, leading pain specialist Dawn A. Marcus, MD, offers practical, clear, and succinct evidence-based approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of the myriad of painful conditions clinicians see in their offices every day, such as headache, back pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and abdominal pain. Using an engaging case-based approach, the author simplifies the often complex care of patients with chronic pain by providing practical strategies for targeting important symptoms, establishing realistic treatment goals, and efficiently and effectively managing patients. Clinic-friendly instructional sheets (questionnaires, diaries, and chart documentation tools) can be copied directly from the book and used for both education and the monitoring of therapeutic compliance and response. Importantly, Dr. Marcus offers all of these practical applications in the context of the busy office practice. The author also presents invaluable guidelines for prescribing medications and nonmedicative therapies, and provides descriptions, illustrations, and diagnostic criteria to help identify specific, commonly occurring syndromes that produce chronic pain. Additional features include sections on opioid therapy and on chronic pain in special patient groups such as children and adolescents, pregnant women, and geriatrics. Also included is a value-added compact disk containing a companion ebook version of the book for downloading and use in the reader's computer or PDA, and continuing medical education (CME) questions that provide the opportunity to acquire 5 AMA/PRA category 1 CME credits from the American Society of Contemporary Medicine and Surgery. Comprehensive and case-oriented, Chronic Pain: A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management offers busy health care providers a practice-friendly approach to assessing and managing the often complex and time-consuming problems of chronic pain.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Dawn Marcus
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2007-11-06
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781592598823

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Clinical Pain Management takes a practical, interdisciplinary approach to the assessment and management of pain. Concise template chapters serve as a quick reference to physicians, anesthetists and neurologists, as well as other specialists, generalists, and trainees managing pain. Based on the International Association for the Study of Pain’s clinical curriculum on the topic, this reference provides to-the-point best-practice guidance in an easy-to-follow layout including tables, bullets, algorithms and guidelines.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Mary E. Lynch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2011-03-16
File: 388 Pages
ISBN-13: 1444329731

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