Essentials of Pain Medicine E-book

Author: Honorio Benzon,Srinivasa N. Raja,Scott E. Fishman,Spencer S Liu,Steven P Cohen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437735932

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 5985

This third edition of Essentials of Pain Medicine offers an accessible and concise, yet complete, overview of today's theory and practice of pain medicine and regional anesthesia. From a review of basic considerations through local anesthetics and nerve block techniques, this book provides the reader with an excellent tool for exam review or practice of Pain Management. Organized in a concise, practical quick-reference format. All chapters are brief and easy to read quickly. Offers specific strategies for the evaluation and management of a full range of pain syndromes, including cancer pain. Features over 230 diagrams, illustrations, summary charts and tables that clarify the information and make it easy to apply. Discusses the latest drugs and therapeutic approaches, such as acupuncture. Presents the management of pain for every setting where it is practiced, including the emergency room, the critical care unit, and the pain clinic. Includes new topics such as: imaging in pain medicine, radiation safety, issues associated with the use of narcotics, intraarticular and intraperitoneal use of opioids, pain management in the emergency room and in the intensive care unit, pain management issues during pregnancy, geriatric pain, and hospice care and end-of-life issues. New chapters on interventional procedures include discography, intradiscal electrothermal coagulation (IDET), vertebroplasty, and piriformis injections. Truncal blocks and neuraxial blocks and anticoagulants are added to the section on nerve blocks.
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Essentials of Pain Management

Author: Nalini Vadivelu,Richard D. Urman,Roberta L. Hines

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387875798

Category: Medical

Page: 834

View: 5121

This concise, evidence-based text contains essential topics important for every pain management student, trainee, and practitioner. Both acute and chronic pain management principles and techniques are discussed, while numerous case vignettes help reinforce basic concepts and improve clinical decision making. Throughout, a multidisciplinary approach to pain is stressed. Behavioral and physical therapies, plus ethical considerations, are also discussed in this indispensable guide for anyone involved in the management of pain.
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Fundamentals of Pain Medicine

How to Diagnose and Treat your Patients

Author: J. D. Hoppenfeld

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469885301

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 628

Diagnose and treat your patients confidently with Fundamentals of Pain Medicine. This comprehensive new resource addresses the concerns you face when treating your patients with acute and chronic pain. Chapters present the key pain management options available today along with expert advice and insight into overcoming diagnostic and therapeutic obstacles, including prescribing medications and avoiding opioid abuse. In addition to interventional and non-interventional treatments, multidisciplinary approaches such as physical therapy, complementary therapy, and chiropractic treatment are presented. Fundamentals of Pain Medicine is an essential guide for any healthcare professional seeking to improve the quality of pain treatments and patients’ comfort. Features: eBook with searchable text, accessible image bank, and patient education materials Illustrations accompanying text with numerous images and boxed elements Numerous case examples and most common treatments, relevant and applicable to everyday clinical use Step-by-step instruction on office-based procedures
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Pain Medicine

An Essential Review

Author: R. Jason Yong,Michael Nguyen,Ehren Nelson,Richard D. Urman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319431331

Category: Medical

Page: 606

View: 2470

This book serves as a practical resource for pain medicine providers. It presents important clinical concepts while covering critical pain medicine fundamentals. Chapters were carefully chosen to cover common aspects of clinical pain medicine and also follow a common format to facilitate quick look-up. Each chapter includes a concise discussion of the latest supporting evidence as well as relevant case scenarios. The coverage is clinically and board relevant, evidence-based and up-to-date. It will appeal to residents preparing for the written board examination and practitioners preparing for board re-certification, which now occurs every 10 years. Beyond these groups, the book has the potential to appeal to learners and practitioners around the world; pain medicine is burgeoning globally, and there is great need for concise, clinically relevant resources.
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Atlas of Image-Guided Intervention in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Author: James P. Rathmell

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451154429

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 8764

This atlas is a practical guide for practitioners who perform interventional procedures with radiographic guidance to alleviate acute or chronic pain. The author provides an overview of each technique, with detailed full-color illustrations of the relevant anatomy, technical aspects of each treatment, and a description of potential complications. For this revised and expanded Second Edition, the author also discusses indications for each technique, as well as medical evidence on the technique's applicability. The new edition features original drawings by a noted medical artist and for the first time includes three-dimensional CT images that correlate with the radiographic images and illustrations for a fuller understanding of the relevant anatomy.
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Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Musculoskeletal Disorders, Pain, and Rehabilitation

Author: Walter R. Frontera,Julie K. Silver,Thomas D. Rizzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416040072

Category: Medical

Page: 935

View: 7856

Practical and authoritative, this new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated two-color format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. The treatment section is extensive and covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery. From sore shoulders in cancer patients to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to face every challenge you confront. Offers practical, clinically relevant material for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Discusses physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain, impairment, and disability. Presents a consistent chapter organization that delivers all the content you need in a logical, practical manner. Presents a new co-editor, Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD, and a pool of talented contributors who bring you fresh approaches to physical medicine and rehabilitation. Offers current evidence and expert guidance to help you make more accurate diagnoses and chose the best treatment option for each patient. Features an entirely new section on pain management so you can help your patients reach their full recovery potential. Incorporates redrawn artwork that makes every concept and technique easier to grasp. Includes updated ICD-9 codes giving you complete information for each disorder.
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Pain Medicine

Author: Marc A. Huntoon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190217510

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 6449

Pain Medicine Board Review is a comprehensive guide for preparing for the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) certification or recertification in Pain Medicine, and for residents preparing for in-training examinations in Pain Medicine. The text is organized into 28 chapters covering topics such as Anatomy, Physiology of Pain, Pharmacology, Diagnosis of Pain, and various pain syndromes. Each section includes questions, answers, and detailed explanations with highlighted key points, and concise further reading lists. Questions follow the ABMS style, and the explications of answers carefully address all points in the ABMS content outline for Pain Medicine. A section on imaging includes high quality magnetic resonance images, ultrasound images, fluoroscopic images and other images that will enable the examination candidate to answer questions that determine knowledge of pathological states as compared to normal and complications of treatments.
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Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical, Interventional, and Integrative Approaches

The AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PAIN MEDICINE Textbook on Patient Management

Author: Timothy R. Deer,Michael S. Leong,Asokumar Buvanendran,Vitaly Gordin,Philip S. Kim,Sunil J. Panchal,Albert L. Ray

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461415608

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

View: 6792

Edited by master clinician-experts appointed by the American Academy of Pain Medicine, this is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary textbook covering medical, interventional, and integrative approaches to the treatment and management of pain. It is designed as a practical and comprehensive primary reference for busy physicians and is also an up-to-date resource for preparing for certification examinations in pain medicine. · Written and edited by world-class authorities · “Key Points” preview contents of each chapter · Leading edge medical topics, such as monitoring opioid use and abuse, and the emerging role of cannabinoids in pain treatment · Expert guidance on full range of interventional techniques · Clinical anatomy and physiology for the interventionist · Behavioral dimensions of the experience and management of pain · Integrative approaches for treating the “whole person” · Legal issues, such as failure to treat pain · First-hand patient accounts
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Pain Management Secrets E-Book

Author: Andrew Dubin,Julie Pilitsis,Charles E. Argoff,Gary McCleane

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323074650

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 4300

No matter what questions arise in practice or while preparing for boards, Pain Management Secrets, 3rd Edition has the answers. A two-color page layout, portable size, and a list of the “Top 100 Secrets in pain management help you better meet the challenges you face today. You’ll find all the features you rely on from the Secrets Series®—a question-and-answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables and an informal tone—that make reference fast and easy. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your reference power. Presents a chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets", providing you with an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Fits comfortably in the pocket of your lab coat so you have it conveniently on hand at all times. Features new editors, Charles E. Argoff, MD and Gary McCleane, MD who present a thorough update on the latest in pain management. Presents a new contemporary internal design that helps you navigate the text easier.
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Essentials of Pharmacology for Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Critical Care

Author: Alan David Kaye,Adam M. Kaye,Richard D. Urman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1461489482

Category: Medical

Page: 904

View: 3907

In anesthesiology, pain medicine, and critical care, practitioners at all levels need help to stay current with the continually evolving drug knowledge-base and trainees need tools to prepare for in-training and board exams that increasingly test their knowledge of pharmacology. This practical book is aimed at both readerships. It features a unique and practical chapter on the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “black box” warnings that describe what safety precautions should be taken with commonly used drugs. The editors and contributors are pharmacology experts representing a cross-section of clinical specialties and institutions in the United States and include pharmacologists, pharmacists, as well as physicians.
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Essentials of Regional Anesthesia

Author: Alan D. Kaye,Richard D. Urman,Nalini Vadivelu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461410134

Category: Medical

Page: 816

View: 6495

This is a compact, single-source guide to regional anesthesia. Chapters are authored by regional anesthesia fellowship directors and fellows to insure maximum practicality and up-to-date coverage. Essentials of Regional Anesthesia covers all anatomical regions as well as the unique considerations in patients with chronic pain, obstetric patients, pediatric patients, and patients treated in the outpatient setting. A common chapter format makes it easy to find information quickly, and extensive illustrations enhance the text. Stay current with Essentials of Regional Anesthesia, and stay ahead with these helpful features: • Ultrasound incorporated into each block • Extremely practical focus • More than 400 Q & As to test knowledge • Authored by regional anesthesia fellowship directors and fellows • Clinical pearls and guidance on complications • Concise, clinically oriented review of relevant basic science • Common chapter format for ease of use • Well illustrated with 350 figures, nearly 200 in color
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Essentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book

Author: Anne Ballinger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050148

Category: Medical

Page: 992

View: 3368

Mini Kumar & Clark goes into its fifth edition! New to this best-selling, portable, quick reference to clinical medicine: Fully updated in line with the latest edition of Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine New chapter on malignant disease Practical procedures and therapeutics taken into individual chapters as appropriate. From reviews of the previous edition: ‘This really is an excellent medical textbook ... Easily covers undergraduate medicine.’ ‘Pocket Essentials is a great little book to review the night before you start on a rotation. It is small enough that you can easily read over the chapter and then appear on the ward with a good idea of what is going on.’ ‘In short this book is concise, succinct and gets straight to the point.’ ‘This book summarises everything you need to know: causes, diagnoses and treatments.’ ‘I am finding this book very helpful and more importantly very concise. It has most things you need to know about common clinical pathologies.’ ‘... I turned to Pocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine as my clinical medicine reference guide – and what a guide! An excellent book, which gives you the clinical features, investigations and management for a whole variety of different illnesses. The book is clearly laid out, and even has normal blood chemistry values at the end. Do yourself a favour and buy this book!’ ‘This mini paperback is a must for anyone studying medicine. It gives all the information one would need and all without the pain of carrying around a large book.’ ‘I liked this book ... it was useful having a smaller reference book ... to carry around on wards etc. – it's more digestible and easier to follow than big K&C, and gives a little more background than the Oxford Handbook – and I know people who use it to revise for finals.’
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Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care, and Peri-Operative Medicine E-Book

Author: Baha Al-Shaikh,Simon G. Stacey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070207196X

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 4687

Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Peri-Operative Medicine is a highly practical textbook for trainees in anaesthesia and an invaluable guide for all those who work with anaesthetic equipment, including anaesthetic and intensive care nurses and operating department practitioners. The superbly organized and easy-to read format of the book has been retained from previous editions. The text has been comprehensively updated and more focused on the FRCA with the addition of exam tips and new questions. A new chapter addresses the topical and ever expanding field of ‘Point of Care Testing’ in anaesthesia and intensive care. Clear colour photographs and illustrations as well as over 100 interactive self-assessment OSCE questions complete this concise account of anaesthetic equipment and its use in clinical settings.
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Wall & Melzack's Textbook of Pain,Expert Consult - Online and Print,6

Wall & Melzack's Textbook of Pain

Author: Stephen B. McMahon,Martin Koltzenburg,Irene Tracey,Dennis C. Turk

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702040592

Category: Medical

Page: 1153

View: 8648

McMahon's name appears first on the 5th edition.
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Essentials of Interventional Techniques in Managing Chronic Pain

Author: Laxmaiah Manchikanti,Alan D. Kaye,Frank J.E. Falco,Joshua A. Hirsch

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319603612

Category: Medical

Page: 711

View: 2060

This comprehensive review covers the full and latest array of interventional techniques for managing chronic pain. Chapters are grouped by specific treatment modalities that include spinal interventional techniques, nonspinal and peripheral nerve blocks, sympathetic interventional techniques, soft tissue and joint injections, and implantables. Practical step-by-step and evidence-based guidance is given to each approach in order to improve the clinician's understanding. Innovative and timely, Essentials of Interventional Techniques in Managing Chronic Pain is a critical resource for anesthesiologists, neurologists, and rehabilitation and pain physicians.
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Pain Management E-Book

Author: Steven D. Waldman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437736033

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

View: 7675

Regarded as the premiere clinical reference in its field, Pain Management, 2nd Edition, edited by noted pain authority Dr. Steven Waldman, provides comprehensive, practical, highly visual guidance to help you effectively apply the most recent evidence-based advances in pain management. This popular text has been updated with 13 new chapters that include the latest information on interventional and ultrasound-guided techniques, acute regional pain nerve blocks, and more. A user-friendly format with lavish illustrations enables you to access trusted guidance quickly...and apply the information easily...to bring effective pain relief to your patients. Tap into the experience of the book’s editor, Dr. Steven D. Waldman—author of numerous groundbreaking pain management references—and a diverse collection of leading international experts, many of whom are new to this edition. Effectively diagnose and manage any type of pain by implementing the latest, evidence-based approaches including interventional and ultrasound-guided techniques, and acute regional pain nerve blocks. Keep up with the most essential and latest topics with fully revised chapters and 13 new chapters that include information on central pain modulation, ultrasound-guided procedures, myelopathy, and more. Find the critical answers you need quickly and easily thanks to a templated format, with all content solely reviewed by Dr. Waldman to insure consistency throughout. Make more accurate diagnoses and perform nerve blocks successfully with unmatched guidance from 1100 full-color, large-scale illustrations.
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Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Interventional Pain Management

Author: Samer N. Narouze

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441916815

Category: Medical

Page: 372

View: 3487

This book is the first and definitive reference in the growing field of ultrasonography in pain medicine. Each chapter details all you need to know to perform a specific block. Comparative anatomy and sonoanatomy of the various soft tissues are featured, and tips and tricks for correct placement of the ultrasound probe and admimistration of the injection are described in detail. All the major peripheral nerve blocks are discussed as well as the various injections of the spine, pelvis, and musculoskeletal system.
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Handbook of Pain Management

A Clinical Companion to Textbook of Pain

Author: Ronald Melzack,Patrick David Wall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443072017

Category: Medical

Page: 753

View: 3800

A concise overview of the most important information about every clinical aspect of pain. It is for health care professionals, in practice and in training, involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with a wide variety of acute and chronic pain problems. The handbook is divided into three sections: clinical pain states, therapeutic approaches, and special problems of assessment and management. The emphasis throughout is on the diagnosis and treatment of clinical pain states and includes recent advances in all aspects of therapy. A special section is devoted to assessing and managing the most challenging problems: pain in children, burn pain, neuropathic pain, cancer pain, gender-related pain, AIDS-related pain and pain in the elderly.
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Fundamentals of Pain Medicine

Author: Jianguo Cheng,Richard W. Rosenquist

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319649221

Category: Medical

Page: 359

View: 8848

Characterized by clarity and straddling the line between scope and depth of information, this concise book provides physicians a comprehensive overview of pain medicine. Chapters are written by some of the leading minds in pain medicine and feature case studies, key points and suggested readings. Multidisciplinary approaches to the clinical and financial challenges of pain with the goal of improving patient quality of life are also discussed. Additionally, the book is in is in tight alignment with the information that trainees are expected to master for the American Board of Anesthesiology’s pain medicine subspecialty certification, as outlined by the Joint Council on Anesthesiology Examinations; it covers the diagnosis of pain states, the management of pain, acute pain, radicular pain, neuropathic pain, chronic visceral pain, headaches, and special populations. This book is a must-have for anyone new to pain medicine or studying for the subspecialty certification.
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Essential Pain Pharmacology

The Prescriber's Guide

Author: Howard S. Smith,Marco Pappagallo

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521759102

Category: Medical

Page: 575

View: 4965

State-of-the-art, clear, concise presentation of a wide array of analgesic agents, with practical pearls to aid prescribing.
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