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Chronic Pain

1st Edition

By Gary W. Jay

CRC Press

314 pages

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pub: 2007-06-20
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Description

Providing a general approach to the understanding and management of all forms of chronic� pain, this book offers a clear and reader-friendly format that clarifies procedures in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of the most common chronic non-cancer pain entities.� Describing various types of intractable non-cancer pain, including neuropathic

Table of Contents

Anatomy and Physiology of Pain: The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems. Molecular Mechanisms of Nociception. Peripheral Mechanisms of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. The Myofascial Pain Syndrome. Sympathetic Aspects of Soft Tissue Pain. Medical Management of Myofascial Pain. Evidence Based Medicine: Basics. Trigger Point Injections. Fibromyalgia: Clinical Aspects and Pathophysiology. Fibromyalgia: Clinical Evaluation and Medical Management. Soft Tissue Pain Syndromes: Brain, Mind and Body Connections. Neuropathic Pain. Tension-Type Headache. Medications. Narcotic Therapy for Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. Psychological Aspects of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain. Interventional Pain Medicine in the Treatment of Chronic. Non-Cancer Pain. Interdisciplinary Treatment of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA036000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Pain Management
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General