Publication Year: 2018,
This book is a practical guide to the diagnosis and management of pain.
Presented in a case-based approach the text begins with an introduction to pain and its pathophysiology, the next chapter discusses assessment and diagnosis of pain.
The following sections provide in depth detail on the management of different categories of pain - acute, cancer-related, and non-cancer chronic pain.
The final chapter covers pain management in specific situations including dysfunction related to the gastrointestinal tract, renal, hepatic, respiratory and cardiac systems, and in pregnant and breast-feeding patients, and geriatric patients.
The handbook is enhanced by clinical images and tables to assist learning.
Practical guide to the diagnosis and management of painPresented in a case-based approach with clinical examplesCovers acute, cancer-related and non-cancer chronic painIncludes clinical images and tables