Handbook of Pain Management in Practice provides an overview of pain management, including acute and chronic pain, and the principles of treatment. The book is a reference tool for the evaluation of pain and also provides practical information regarding diagnosis and treatment of disorders causing pain.
Divided into 21 chapters, the book begins with the basics of pain, assessment of the patient, and pharmacotherapy of pain. Further chapters discuss specific types of pain, including headache, back ache, abdominal pain and cancer pain. Each chapter provides treatment guidelines based on symptoms. Concluding chapters feature discussion on emergencies in pain practice, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, and interventions in pain management practice.
38 images and 24 tables enhance the text in this practical resource for GPs, internists, students and teachers.
Overview of pain management covering a range of pain symptoms
Other topics include emergencies, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, and interventions
62 images and tables
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