Fast Facts: Chronic and Cancer Pain

By (author) Cousins, Michael J.; By (author) Gallagher, Rollin M.

Chronic (persistent) pain is now recognized as a disease entity, with a broad range of physical, psychological and environmental maladaptions involving the peripheral and central nervous systems. All healthcare professionals, regardless of specialty, will care for patients with pain that has persisted for more than 6 months. The authors of Fast Facts: Chronic Pain and Cancer Pain - renowned experts in pain medicine - say that this book is aimed primarily at "the wide range of busy healthcare professionals who are well aware that they have experienced little or no education and training to help them manage patients with chronic pain". First Prize winner for Neurology in the 2012 BMA Book Awards, this colorful easy-to-read, yet evidence-packed, book provides a perfect overview to bring a reader up to speed with this vitally important area of pain management.

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  • Definitions and mechanisms Assessment of pain Trigeminal neuralgia Complex regional pain syndrome Diabetic and postherpetic neuropathic pain Central pain Persistent postsurgical pain Cancer pain Musculoskeletal pain Visceral pain The multidisciplinary approach and the developments in pain management

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書名 Fast Facts: Chronic and Cancer Pain
著作者等 Gallagher, Rollin M.
Cousins, Michael J.
シリーズ名 Fast Facts
出版元 Health Press Limited
刊行年月 2011.03.01
版表示 2 ed
ページ数 168p
ISBN 9781905832958
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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