Vadivelu, Nalini, Urman, Richard D., Hines, Roberta L. (Eds.)
2011, XXIII, 834p. 114 illus..
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Case studies help illustrate specific pain management challenges
Focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to pain
Indispensable in preparing for exams
Essentials of Pain Management is a concise, evidence-based guide that stresses a multidisciplinary approach to pain and provides a thorough review of clinical principles and procedures. Edited by faculty from Yale and Harvard Medical Schools, Essentials provides a practical approach to pain management for every type of pain management practitioner.
* Extensive case vignettes illustrating specific pain management challenges and solutions
* Multiple-choice questions with detailed answers useful for exam preparation
* In-depth discussions of palliative medicine, end-of-life care, physical therapy and
acupuncture, behavioral therapy, and pediatric and elderly pain
* A formulary of commonly used drugs for an easy go-to reference for every office
* Special considerations for nurses and dentists
From career choices in pain management to the specific drugs, procedures, and therapies that can alleviate pain, Essentials of Pain Management is a valuable resource for all pain management practitioners.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »acute pain - chronic pain - pain - pain management - pain medicine - palliative medicine