Essentials of Pain Medicine and Regional Anesthesia

ISBN-10: 0443066515

ISBN-13: 9780443066511

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

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This second edition of Essentials of Pain Management and Regional Anesthesia, 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.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/15/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 752
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

Professor of Anesthesiology Senior Associate Chair for Academic Affairs Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University Chief, Division of Pain Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL

Anatomy and physiology of somatosensory and pain processing
Neurochemistry of somatosensory and pain processing
Taxonomy : definition of pain terms and chronic pain syndromes
Physical examination of the pain patient
Pain assessment
Psychological evaluation and testing
Neurophysiologic testing for pain
Anatomy, imaging, and common pain-generating degenerative pathologies of the spine
Determination of disability
Opioid receptors
Major opioids in pain management
Minor and short-acting opioids
Opioid therapy : adverse effects including addiction
Psychopharmacology for pain medicine
Membrane stabilizers
NSAIDs and COX-2-selective inhibitors
Muscle relaxants
Pharmacology for the interventional pain physician
Diagnostic nerve blocks
Neurosurgical procedures for treatment of intractable pain
Physical medicine and rehabilitation approaches to pain management
Psychological interventions for chronic pain
Substance use disorders and detoxification
Pain management in the emergency department
Preemptive analgesia : physiology and clinical studies
Patient-controlled analgesia
Intrathecal opioid injections for postoperative pain
Epidural opioids for postoperative pain
Intraarticular and intraperitoneal opioids for postoperative pain
Pediatric postoperative pain
Pain management during pregnancy and lacation
Pain control in the critically ill patient
Classification of headache
Migraine headache and cluster headache
Tension-type headache, chronic tension-type headache, and other chronic headache types
Postdural puncture headache and spontaneous intracranial hypotension
Cervicogenic headache and orofacial pain
Overview of low back pain disorders
Interlaminar epidural steroid injections for lumbosacral radiculopathy
Selective nerve root blocks and transforaminal epidural steroid injections for back pain and sciatica
Facet syndrome : fact joint injections and facet nerve blocks
Pain originating from the buttock : sacroiliac joint dysfunction and piriformis syndrome
Myofascial pain syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome : terminology and pathophysiology
Complex regional pain syndrome : diagnosis and treatment
Herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
Phantom pain
Central pain states
Pelvic pain
Sickle cell anemia
Diabetic and other peripheral neuropathies
Entrapment neuropathies
Chronic pain management in children
Geriatric pain
Spinal cord stimulation
Implanted drug delivery systems for control of chronic pain
Lumbar discography
Intradiscal techniques : intradiscal electrothermal therapy and nucleopasty
Osteoporosis and percutaneous vertebroplasty
Fluoroscopy and radiation safety
Approach to the management of cancer pain
Management of pain at end of life
Neurolytic visceral sympathetic blocks
Intrathecal and epidural neurolysis
Local anesthetics : clinical aspects
Spinal anesthesia
Epidural anesthesia
Combined spinal-epidural technique
Caudal anesthesia
Head and neck blocks
Brachial plexus blocks : techniques above the clavicle
Brachial plexus block : techniques below the clavicle
Truncal blocks : intercostal, paravertebral, interpleural, suprascapular, ilioinguinal, and iliohypogastric nerve blocks
Lumbar plexus, femoral, lateral femoral cutaneous, obturator, saphenous, and fascia iliaca blocks
Sciatic nerve block
Ankle block
Issues in peripheral nerve blocks : use of nerve stimulators, multiple- versus signle-injuection techniques, and use of adjuvants
Peripheral sympathetic blocks
Complications after peripheral nerve block
Complications after neuraxial blockade
Anticoagulants and neuraxial anesthesia
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