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Acute Pain Management

A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

By Pamela E. Macintyre, Stephan A. Schug

CRC Press

287 pages

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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015Comprehensive acute pain management no longer means only caring for patients with pain resulting from postoperative and trauma-related causes-it now includes managing patients with acute pain arising from a wide variety of conditions. Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide provides health professional

Table of Contents

Introduction. Organizational Considerations. Assessment of the Patient with Acute Pain. Pharmacology of Opioids. Pharmacology of Local Anesthetic Drugs. Non-Opioid and Adjuvant Analgesic Agents. Routes of Systemic Opioid Administration and Titration. Patient-Controlled Analgesia. Epidural and Intrathecal Analgesia. Other Regional and Local Analgesia. Non-Pharmacological Therapies. Acute Neuropathic and Persistent Postacute Pain. Non-Surgical Acute Pain. More Complex Patients. Acute Pain Management after Discharge. Self-Assessment Questions.

About the Authors

Pamela E. Macintyre, BMedSc, MBBS, MHA, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, Director Acute Pain Service, Department of Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital and clinical associate professor, Discipline of Acute Care Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Australia.

Stephan A. Schug, MD, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, Professor and Chair of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Anaesthesiology Unit, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia and Director of Pain Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management
MEDICAL / Neurology