All physicians are involved in the management of pain at some level or the other, but of the various specialties and health professions, orthopedic surgeons are at the frontline of delivering perioperative pain care for a wide variety of problems that range from skeletal trauma, joint replacement procedures, bone tumors and spinal conditions. Perioperative Pain Management for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the
surgical spine pain management field to help practitioners effectively plan and enhance perioperative pain control. Chapters provide guidance on solving common dilemmas facing surgeons who are managing patients with pain related problems and clinical decision-making, and explore essential topics required for the
trainee and practitioner to quickly assess the patient with pain, to diagnose pain and painful conditions, determine the feasibility and safety of surgical procedure needed, and arrange for advanced pain management consults and care if needed. This text also explores the latest evolving techniques and appropriate utilization of modern equipment and technology to safely provide care. Highly accessible and written by experts in the field, Perioperative Pain Management for Orthopedic and Spine
Surgery is an ideal resource for practicing orthopedic and spine surgeons, anesthesiologists, critical care personnel, residents, medical students.