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Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

1st Edition

Edited by Jianren Mao

CRC Press

202 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

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The first clinically focused text dedicated to the newly emerging area of pain medicine known as opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH), Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia provides pain specialists, anesthesiologists, and neurologists with the most current, cutting-edge research and therapeutic options for treating OIH patients. It supplies best practice guidelines for the effective assessment, diagnosis, and management of OIH—need-to-know information clinicians trust and can use in their practice.

Organized to provide the information quickly and easily, the book includes dosage recommendations to help minimize the likelihood and/or delay onset of hyperglasia and covers management approaches such as opioid rotation and tapering, provide clinicians with alternative methods for treating OIH's difficult, persistent, and varied problems.

Table of Contents

Overview on Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Morphine Analgesic Tolerance and Hyperalgesia

Overview on Clinical Features of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Clinical Assessment Tools: Quantitative Sensory Testing

Opioid Tolerance, Dependence, and Hyperalgesia

Challenging Clinical Issues on the Interaction Between Addiction and Hyperalgesia

Practical Management of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia in the Primary Care Setting

Managing Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia in the Perioperative Period

Role of Ketamine in Managing Opioid-InducedHyperalgesia

Role of Opioid Rotation and Tapering in Managing Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Clinical Implications of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia

Subject Categories

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