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Handbook of Pain Management in Practice

232 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Handbook of Pain Management in Practice provides an overview of pain management, including acute and chronic pain, and the principles of treatment. The book is a reference tool for the evaluation of pain and also provides practical information regarding diagnosis and treatment of disorders causing pain.

Divided into 21 chapters, the book begins with the basics of pain, assessment of the patient, and pharmacotherapy of pain. Further chapters discuss specific types of pain, including headache, back ache, abdominal pain and cancer pain. Each chapter provides treatment guidelines based on symptoms. Concluding chapters feature discussion on emergencies in pain practice, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, and interventions in pain management practice.

 38 images and 24 tables enhance the text in this practical resource for GPs, internists, students and teachers.

Key Points

  • Overview of pain management covering a range of pain symptoms
  • Other topics include emergencies, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, and interventions
  • 62 images and tables
Author Bio

Sree Ranjani S MBBS DA DNB (Anesthesiology) FIPM
Consultant, Anaesthesiology and Pain Management, Sankara Kidney Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Tagore Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India