Chronic pain affects every aspect of life-physical well-being, mood, stamina, and feelings of self worth and self respect. This book focuses on conquering pain and its related problems through proper management. It offers numerous tools and concepts with which to attack chronic pain and win the battle that more than 35 million people in the U.S. alone fight every day. Virtually all specialists in the health care field must be concerned with pain management-this complete reference offers them strategies for helping their patients, and for patients to help themselves.
Chronic Pain: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management presents a variety of therapies for combating chronic pain, including:
The book also contains never before published information on how to prescribe and administer opioids and opioid-containing analgesics for chronic, intractable, and non-malignant pain patients.
There is hope for those suffering from chronic pain. This book outlines commonly overlooked problems that, if properly addressed, can make the difference between a patient recovering or effectively managing their pain-or not. Chronic Pain: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management is full of practical advice and options for anyone suffering from chronic pain and for the doctors who treat them.
(Section Headings): Chronic Pain. Soft Tissue Pain Problems. Psychology. Physical Therapies and Rehabilitation. Medication Management in the Treatment of Patients with Chronic Pain. Miscellaneous. Appendix.
Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, Volumes I and II, Fifth Edition, Executive Editor, Richard S. Weiner, Ph.D., Catalog no. SL0454, January 1998, 2-Volume Set, 1,408 pp., 8.5x11, ISBN: 1-57444-045-4, $195.00
Chronic Pain: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Prevention, and Management, H. Hooshmand, New Horizons Hospital, Vero Beach, Florida, Catalog no. 8667, 1993, 224 pp., ISBN: 0-8493-8667-5, $125.00
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Tunnel Syndromes: Peripheral Nerve Compression Syndromes, Second Edition, Marko M. Pecina and Jelena Krmpotic-Nemanic, University of Zagreb, Croatia and Andrew D. Markiewitz, Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Biloxi, Mississippi, Catalog no. 2629, 1997, 304 pp., ISBN: 0-8493-2629-X, $95.00