The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management
The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management

The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management

Publication Date: October 12, 2005
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781762243
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The Third Edition of this highly popular pocket guide presents the state-of-the-art approaches to pain management that are currently taught and practiced at the Massachusetts General Hospital. This edition has new chapters on chronic back pain, pain control in children with chronic and terminal disease, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, plus new illustrations of procedures and techniques. All chapters include the latest evidence-based information and coverage of fibromyalgia, psychosomatic complaints, headaches, and opioid cautions has been expanded.

Tables and chapter-opening outlines enable readers to find information quickly. A drug appendix and seven other practical appendices are included.

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Jane C. Ballantyne MD, FRCA
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781762243
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 4.25 x 7.125
Pages: 656
Pub Date: October 12, 2005
Weight: 1

    Section I. General Considerations

  1. Neurophysiological Basis of Pain
    Gary J. Brenner

  2. Pain Mechanisms and Their Importance in Clinical Practice and Research
    Isabelle Decosterd and Clifford J. Woolf

  3. The Placebo Effect
    Eija Kalso

    Section II. Diagnosis of Pain

  4. The History and Clinical Examination
    Jan Slezak and Asteghik Hacobian

  5. Diagnostic Imaging and Pain Management
    Onassis Caneris

  6. Assessment of Pain
    Alyssa LeBel

  7. Neurophysiologic Testing in Pain Management
    Annabel Edwards and Lisa Krivickas

    Section III. Therapeutic Options: Pharmacologic Approaches

  8. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
    Steven Barna

  9. Opioids
    Jeffrey Uppington

  10. Adjuvant Treatments
    Karla Hayes

  11. Psychopharmacology for the Pain Specialist
    Daniel Rockers and Karla Hayes

    Section IV. Therapeutic Options: Nonpharmacologic Approaches

  12. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Pain Management
    Milan Stojanovic

  13. Neuromodulation Techniques for the Treatment of Pain
    Milan Stojanovic

  14. Neurosurgical Pain Management
    Ramin Amirnovin, G. Rees Cosgrove, and Emad Eskandar

  15. Psychological Assessment and Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain
    Ronald J. Kulich and Lainie Andrew

  16. Physical Therapy
    Teresa Michel and Harriet Wittink

  17. Physical Medicine in the Treatment of Pain
    Joseph Audette

  18. Acupuncture
    May Pian-Smith

  19. Chronic Pain Rehabilitation
    Elizabeth Loder and Pat McAlary

  20. Radiotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals for Cancer Pain
    Thomas F. DeLaney

    Section V. Acute Pain

  21. Postoperative Pain in Adults
    Katharine Fleischmann and Elizabeth Ryder

  22. Postoperative Pain in Children
    Lucy Chen

  23. Pain in Burn Patients
    Salahadin Abdi

  24. Pain Management in Sickle Cell Disease
    Jatinder Gill

    Section VI. Chronic Pain

  25. Neuropathic Pain Syndromes
    Dennis Dey and Anne Louise Oaklander

  26. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    Daniela Hord

  27. Back & Neck Pain (Diagnosis)
    Shihab Ahmed and James Rathmell

  28. Back Pain (Management)
    Zahid Bajwa and Thomas Simopoulos

  29. Headache
    Mike Cutrer and David Black

  30. Facial Pain
    Martin Acquadro and Alexandre DeSilva

  31. Opioid Therapy in CNTP
    Jane Ballantyne and Jianren Mao

  32. Pain in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    Andrew Rice

    Section VII. Pain Due to Cancer

  33. Pain in Adults with Cancer
    Daniela Hord and Annabel Edwards

  34. Control of Pain in Children with Chronic and Terminal Disease
    Alyssa LeBel and Karla Hayes

  35. Palliative Medicine
    J Andrew Billings

    Section VIII. Special Situations

  36. Chronic Opioid Therapy, Drug Abuse and Addiction
    Jane Ballantyne and David Gastfriend

  37. Pain and Affective Disorders
    Dan Rockers and Scott Fishman

  38. Emergencies in the Pain Clinic
    Asi Hacobian and Milan Stojanovic

  39. Drug Appendix
    Del Black and Gary Brenner

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