Pain Medicine at a Glance
The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students and newly qualified practitioners for its concise, simple approach and excellent illustrations.
Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text.
Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond.Everything you need to know about Pain Medicine... at a Glance!
Pain Medicine at a Glance is a user-friendly, visual introduction to the impact of pain in various clinical care settings, focusing on primary care needs. Aligned with learning objectives developed by the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, this authoritative guide covers the basic forms and pathophysiology of pain, the clinical skills necessary for delivering excellent care, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments, and a variety of special cases such as healthcare ethics, integrative care, and treatment planning for chronic pain self-management therapy and the management of pain in children and older adults.
A new addition to the market-leading at a Glance series, the text offers concise and accessible chapters, full-color illustrations, self-assessment questions, and easy-to-follow diagrams. Topics include pain assessment, cognitive factors that influence pain, applying behavioral perspectives on pain, managing opioids and other pharmacological therapies, treating acute pain in patients with substance abuse issues, and more. Perfect for learning, revision, and teaching, this book:
- Provides a foundation of clinical and basic science knowledge about pain and its mechanisms
- Describes major forms of pain, including surgical, orofacial, musculoskeletal, and obstetric pain
- Offers advice on fostering empathy and compassionate practices in pain medicine
- Covers non-pharmacological treatments such as physical therapy, hydrotherapy, meditation, acupuncture, massage, and various focal treatments
- Includes discussion of recent advances and new discoveries in pain science
Pain Medicine at a Glance is the ideal companion for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, advanced practice providers, nurse practitioners, and others involved in diagnosing and treating pain-associated illness.
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