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Effective Treatments for Pain in the Older Patient

Editors: Cordts, Grace A., Christo, Paul J. (Eds.)

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  • Comprehensive resource on pain in older adults which covers all treatment modalities: drugs, psychosocial, complementary/alternative, and interventional
  • Contains many practical features such as tables, algorithms, and checklists, and is designed to answer questions that arise in day-to-day practice
  • Written by leaders in the field, this clinically relevant summary of unique physiology of older adults and its implications for pain treatment also addresses addiction risk
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This clinically focused book provides the essential modalities for managing pain in older patients. Chapters cover a variety of topics important for clinicians, including effective approaches, evaluation, acute and chronic pain, interventional strategies, and addiction issues. Complexities in assessing and treating pain when presented with multiple comorbidities and the unique physical, cognitive, and sensory changes that occur in the elderly are discussed in detail. Practical, concise and authored by leaders in pain medicine, this will serve as an invaluable guide to practitioners that care for older people.


About the authors

Grace A. Cordts, MD, MPH, MS

Medical Director

OptumCare, Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania, USA

Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA, 

Associate Professor

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine

Division of Pain Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland 

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 53,54 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-8827-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 67,59 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-8825-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Effective Treatments for Pain in the Older Patient
Editors
  • Grace A. Cordts
  • Paul J. Christo
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-8827-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-8827-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-8825-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 197
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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