This seventh edition of a bestseller has been totally revised and updated, making this the most comprehensive rewrite in the book's long and distinguished history. It includes new chapters, new sections and section editors, and new contributors. Offering an interdisciplinary approach to pain management, the book delivers a scholarly presentation for those concerned with pedagogy, while still being accessible to those concerned with the immediate application of techniques.
Here's what you get in the Seventh Edition:
A Brief History of Pain From a Personal Perspective, B. Berthold Wolff, Ph.D.
Fibromyalgia: Patient Beliefs and Expectations, Lynne Matallana
The Neuroscience of Pain and Analgesia, James Giordano, Ph.D.
Overview of Pain: Classification and Concepts, James Woessner, M.D., Ph.D.
Culture and Pain, Margie Rodríguez-Le Sage, L.M.S.W., Ph.D.
Pain and the Family, Suzanne Young Bushfield, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Sex, Gender, and Pain: Clinical and Experimental Findings, Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D., and Barbara A. Hastie, Ph.D.
Racial and Ethnic Issues in Chronic Pain Management: Challenges and Perspectives, Michael E. Schatman, Ph.D.
Assuring the Quality of Pain Services: Assessing Outcomes, Michael E. Clark, Ph.D., Ronald J. Gironda, Ph.D., and Stacey Carter, Ph.D.
Chronic Pain and Addiction, David A. Fishbain, M.D., F.A.P.A.
Opioid Therapy for Chronic Noncancer Pain: Cautions, Concerns, Misconceptions, and Potential Myths, Michael E. Clark, Ph.D., Robert W. Young, Jr., Ph.D., and B. Eliot Cole, M.D., M.P.A.
DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC APPROACHES, Alfred Anderson, M.D., D.C.
The Role of Nursing in Pain Management, Claudia E. Campbell, R.N., B.S.N.
Allopathic Specialties, B. Eliot Cole, M.D., M.P.A.
Pain Management in Dentistry, Christopher Brown, D.D.S., M.P.S.
Podiatric Medicine and the Painful Heel, Paula Gilchrist, D.P.M., P.T.
Chronic Spinal Pain: Mechanisms and a Role for Spinal Manual Medical Approaches to Therapy and Management, James Giordano, Ph.D., Alfred V. Anderson, M.D., D.C., and Michael J. Nelson, D.C.
Occupational Therapy, Lori T. Andersen, Ed.D., O.T.R./L., F.A.O.T.A., Barbara L. Kornblau, J.D., O.T./L., F.A.O.T.A., and Jill Broderick, M.S., O.T.R./L.
Physical Therapy and Pain Management, Tom Watson, P.T. Med., Ph.D., D.A.A.P.M.
Social Work, Terry Altilio, A.C.S.W.
Vocational Rehabilitation, Fong Chan, Ph.D., C.R.C., Gloria K. Lee, Ph.D., Kacie Blalock, M.S., C.R.C., Denise E. Catalano, M.S., C.R.C., and Eun-Jeong Lee, M.A.
The Pharmacist Role in Pain Management, Gregory L. Holmquist, Pharm.D., B.C.O.P.
New! The Role of the Chaplain, Rev. Mr. Randol G. Batson, B.S.
COMMON PAIN PROBLEMS, David Glick, D.C.
Acute Pain Management, Anh L. Ngo, M.D., M.B.A., and Rainier Guiang, M.D.
Neuropathic Pain, David R. Longmire, M.D., Gary W. Jay, M.D., and Mark V. Boswell, M.D., Ph.D.
Primary Headache Disorders, R. Michael Gallagher, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P.
Post-Traumatic Headache: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment, Gary W. Jay, M.D., D.A.A.P.M.
Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, Christopher R. Brown, D.D.S., M.P.S.
Abdominal Pain, Sean R. Lacey, M.D.
Fundamental Concepts in the Diagnosis of Low Back Pain, Bruce A. Piszel, M.D.
Chronic Pelvic Pain, Andrea J. Rapkin, M.D., and Candace Howe, M.D.
Urologic Pain, Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, M.D., Carin V. Hopps, M.D., and Allen D. Seftel, M.D. New!
Rheumatologic Pain, Thomas Romano, M.D., Ph.D.
Orthopedic Pain, Gerald Q. Greenfield, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.
Treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndromes, Robert D. Gerwin, M.D., and Jan Dommerholt, P.T., M.P.S.
Fibromyalgia, R. E. Harris and D. J. Clauw
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Types I and II, Nelson H. Hendler, M.D., M.S.
HIV and AIDS Pain, Maurice Policar, M.D., and Vasanthi Arumugam, M.D.
Injuries From Motor Vehicle Accidents, Christopher R. Brown, D.D.S., M.P.S.
Diagnosis and Management of Electrical Injury, Raphael C. Lee, M.D., Sc.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S., Elena N. Bodnar, M.D., and Katherine E. Rojahn, M.S.
DIAGNOSTIC TESTS AND EVALUATIONS, A. Elizabeth Ansel, R.N.
Psychological Assessment Tools in Clinical Pain Management, Kathleen Farmer-Cady, Psy.D.
Laboratory Testing in Pain Disorders, W. John Diamond, M.D.
Functional Capacity Evaluations, Barbara L. Kornblau, J.D., O.T./L., F.A.O.T.A., D.A.A.P.M., C.C.M., C.D.M.S., Max Ito, Ph.D., O.T.R./L., and Pam Kasyan-Itzkowitz, M.S., O.T.R./L., C.H.T.
Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Kelly Black, M.D., and David Chapman, M.D., M.S.
Electrodiagnosis, R. E. Lipton, M.D., and D. M. Glick, D.C.
SEMG: Objective Methodology in Muscular Dysfunction Investigation and Rehabilitation, Gabriel E. Sella, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., Ph.D. (H.C.)
Impairment and Disability Determination, Gabriel E. Sella, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., Ph.D. (H.C.)
BEHAVIORAL APPROACHES, Nelson H. Hendler, M.D., M.S.
The Biopsychosocial Perspective: Psychiatric Disorders and Related Issues in Pain Management, Raphael J. Leo, M.D., F.A.P.M.
Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Pain Management, Kathleen Sitley Brown, Ph.D., and Lorie T. DeCarvalho, Ph.D.
Relaxation and Biofeedback Self-Management for Pain, Frank Andrasik, Ph.D.
Efficacy of Neurofeedback for Pain Management, Siegfried Othmer, Ph.D., and Susan Othmer, B.A., B.C.I.A.C.
Hypnotherapeutic Advances in Pain Management, Jan M. Burte, Ph.D., D.A.A.P.M.
Clinical Applications of Interactive Guided Imagery for Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Pain, David E. Bresler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
PHARMACOTHERAPY, Robert B. Supernaw, Pharm.D.
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Grace M. Kuo, Pharm.D.
Opioids Used in Primary Care for the Management of Pain: A Pharmacologic, Pharmacotherapeutic, and Pharmacodynamic Overview , Robert L. Barkin, M.B.A., Pharm.D., F.C.P., D.A.P.M., Archangelo Iusco, M.D., and Stacie J. Barkin, M.Ed., M.A., Psy.D., Candidate, NBCC
Natural Supplements in Pain Management: A Primer and Evidence-Based Review, Robert Alan Bonakdar, M.D.
The Role of Cannabis and Cannabinoids in Pain Management, Ethan Russo, M.D.
PROCEDURES AND TECHNIQUES, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D.
Guidelines for Practice of Interventional Techniques, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D., Vijay Singh, M.D., Andrea M. Trescot, M.D., Timothy R. Deer, M.D., and Mark V. Boswell, M.D., Ph.D.
Evidence for the Use of Interventional Techniques for Chronic Spinal Pain, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D., Vijay Singh, M.D., and Elmer E. Dunbar, M.D.
Psychological Evaluation in Interventional Pain Practice, Jeffrey W. Janata, Ph.D.
Epidural Steroid Injections, W. David Leak, M.D.
Sympathetic Neural Blockade in the Evaluation and Treatment of Pain, Steven D. Waldman, M.D., J.D.
Pain Management with Regenerative Injection Therapy, Felix S. Linetsky, M.D., Richard Derby, M.D., Rafael Miguel, M.D., Lloyd Saberski, M.D., and Michael Stanton-Hicks, M.D.
Cervical Facet Joint Interventions, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D., David M. Schultz, M.D., and Vijay Singh, M.D.
Thoracic Facet Joint Interventions, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D. and David M. Schultz, M.D.
Lumbar Facet Joint Interventions, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D., David M. Schultz, M.D., and Vijay Singh, M.D.
Cervical Discography, Vijay Singh, M.D., and Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D.
Thoracic Discography, Vijay Singh, M.D.
Lumbar Discography, Vijay Singh, M.D.
Intradiscal Therapies, Vijay Singh, M.D.
Percutaneous Lysis of Lumbar Epidural Adhesions and Hypertonic Saline Neurolysis, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D. and Vijay Singh, M.D.
Endoscopic Lysis of Lumbar Epidural Adhesions, Laxmaiah Manchikanti, M.D. and Vijay Singh, M.D.
Cryoneurolysis: Principles and Practice, Andrea Trescot, M.D.
Endoscopic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Techniques, Anthony T. Yeung, M.D. and Christopher Alan Yeung, M.D.
Spinal Cord Stimulation, Milan P. Stojanovic, M.D. and Salahadin Abdi, M.D., Ph.D.
Intrathecal Pumps, Timothy R. Deer, M.D.
INTEGRATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY APPROACHES, Robert A. Bonakdar, M.D.
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, James E. Williams
Aromatherapy for Pain Relief, A. R. Hirsch, M.D.
Homeopathy, Michael W. Loes, M.D. M.D. (H.), and Dana Ullman, M.P.H.
Clinical Applications of Massage Therapy in Pain Management, Joe Durant, N.C.T.M.B.
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Treating Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Nancy Shaw, C.M.T.P.T., M.S., and Pamela F. Kozey, C.M.T.P.T., B.Ed.
Role of Naturopathy in Pain Management, Rick Marinelli, N.D., M.Ac.O.M., and Harry Adelson, N.D.
ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC THERAPIES, Mark V. Boswell, M.D., Ph.D.
Electromedicine, Subrata Saha, Ph.D. and Ajay R. Kashi, B.D.S., (M.S.)
Electric Nerve Blocks, James Woessner, M.D., Ph.D.
Static Magnetic Therapy for Pain, Michael J. McLean and Stefan Engström
SPECIAL POPULATIONS, Thomas J. Romano, M.D., Ph.D.
Recurrent and Chronic Pediatric Pain, Paola M. Conte, Ph.D., and Gary A. Walco, Ph.D.
Procedural and Perioperative Pain Management for Children, Stephen R. Hays, M.D., F.A.A.P., Christine L. Algren, R.N., M.S.N., Ed.D., and John T. Algren, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Occupational Medicine for the Pain Physician, Hal Blatman, M.D.
Pain Management and Geriatrics, Jason DaCosta, M.D.
Hospice, Cancer Pain Management, and Symptom Control, Samira Kanaan Beckwith, C.H.E., L.C.S.W., and Charles Wellman, M.D.
LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS, B. Eliot Cole, M.D., M.P.A.
Ethics: History and Theory, Frank Chessa
Bioethics and Pain, John Peppin
Legal Considerations in Pain Management, James S. Lapcevic, D.O., Ph.D., J.D., F.C.L.M.
Law Enforcement and Regulatory Issues, John Duncan, Ph.D.
Controlled Substances and Risk Management, Hans Hansen, M.D., Art Jordan, M.D., and Jennifer Bolen, J.D.
Take Action: Be a Pain Management Advocate - A Quick How-to Guide for Health Care Professionals, Lenore B. Duensing
BELIEFS, RELIGION, AND SPIRITUALITY, Richard H. Cox, M.D., Ph.D., DMin
The Problem of Pain for the Healer and the Art of Healing, Richard H. Cox, Ph.D., M.D., D.Min, and Betty Lou Ervin-Cox, Ph.D., Psy.D.
Assessing Patient Spirituality: A Compelling Avenue for New Discovery, C. Stephen Byrum, Ph.D., and Richard S. Materson, M.D.
Religion and Spirituality in Pain Management, Bruce Y. Lee, M.D., and Andrew B. Newberg, M.D.
The Role of Prayer in Pain Management, Myrna C. Tashner
PRACTICE ISSUES, Steve Siwek, M.D.
Concepts of Multidisciplinary Pain Management, Robert J. Gatchel, Ph.D., and Nancy Kishino, O.T.R., C.B.E.
Implementing a Pain Management Program, Anne Marie Kelly, R.N, BC B.S.N.
Interdisciplinary Pain Management Programs: The American Academy of Pain Management Model, Alexandra Campbell, Ph.D., and B. Eliot Cole, M.D.
Starting a Pain Clinic, Clayton A. Varga, M.D.
Going Insurance Free, Thomas J. Romano, M.D., Ph.D.
Appendix A: Code of Ethics
Appendix B: Patient's Bill of Rights
Appendix C: American Academy of Pain Management Credentialing
Appendix D: Overview of Academy Services and Products
"…Weiner's text is state-of-the-art on all aspects of pain and its multidisciplinary management. … Unusually for a tome this large, it makes for quite a good read. It even tells you how to fix a headache."
- Janet Hardy, Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, Surrey, UK, in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
"…a wonderful, interesting book which I will refer to whenever I need to discuss pain control. Compared to other books, it definitely covers topics never addressed in internationally recognized resources. 5 stars!"
- Louis G. Salib, M.D., University of Chicago, in Doody's Notes