Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This exhaustively comprehensive edition of the classic Bonica's Management of Pain, first published 65 years ago, expertly combines the scientific underpinnings of pain with clinical management. Completely revised, it discusses a wide variety of pain conditions-including neuropathic pain, pain due to cancer, and acute pain situations-for adults as well as children. An international group of the foremost experts provides comprehensive, current, clinically oriented coverage of the entire field. The contributors describe contemporary clinical practice and summarize the evidence that guides clinical practice. -Substantially updated with theoretical advancements and contemporary therapies that have emerged since the previous edition published over a decade ago. -Broad authorship by researchers and practitioners from the many disciplines that participate in pain medicine, including anesthesiology, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, palliative care, psychology, social sciences, and more. -Addresses the economic, political, legal, ethical, and sociological considerations of pain; evaluation of the pain patient; pain conditions; methods for symptomatic control; and provision of pain treatment. -Packed with hundreds of full-color illustrations and tables. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! -Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone. -Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech. -Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more.
Comprehensive in scope and invaluable for both practitioners and students, Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers the wide range of issues requiring the interdisciplinary management of pain. Joined by more than 20 international contributors, Dr. Kathleen Sluka provides a practical, evidence-based framework for understanding the basics of pain mechanisms and management. This highly regarded, updated text covers the basics of pain neurobiology and reviews evidence on the mechanisms of action of physical therapy treatments, as well as their clinical effectiveness in specific pain syndromes. The second edition features: - Basic Concepts and Mechanisms - provides a clear infrastructure for the rest of the book. - Physical Therapy Pain Management - focuses attention on pain regardless of medical diagnosis, using evidence to support clinical decision making. - Interdisciplinary Pain Management - includes both medical management of pain and psychological approaches to pain. - Case Studies - discuss a series of pain syndromes using an evidence-based approach.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Pain After Surgery offers an in-depth, comprehensive overview of basic and clinical research in the field. It presents the current knowledge and expertise of top global researchers on changes in central nervous system function accompanying and following surgery, as a model of chronic pain development. It also translates scientific understanding into effective clinical management of acute and persistent pain after surgery, including preoperative interventions to decrease the risk of chronification of postsurgical pain. Of interest to pain scientists and clinicians involved in perioperative care and the management of chronic pain, this title offers a timely understanding of the extensive range of available research tools and methods, as well as integrated approaches including nondrug strategies for postsurgical pain control. In addition, it covers topics vital to todays clinical pain management: surveying translational research methodologies while understanding their limitations, employing a comprehensive menu of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies to minimize acute postoperative pain; optimizing this menu to best meet the needs of younger or older individuals; predicting which patients are most vulnerable to developing chronic postoperative pain; and defining and capturing practical data to develop evidence that supports paradigm shifts in clinical pain practice.
Written specifically for older adults who need practical information and advice for managing chronic pain, this easy-to-read, illustrated guide offers effective techniques, exercises, and methods to improve quality of life. With an emphasis on realistic goals, resisting negative thoughts, and mind/body balance, this Second Edition of Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide offers an up-to-date approach to successful pain management, ideal for older adults with chronic pain, physicians and health-care providers, and caregivers. - Includes self-assessment checklists, progress charts, photos and illustrations, and clear instructions for managing pain - in easy-to-read large print. - Uses worksheets, bulleted lists, and an easy-to-follow organization to improve learning and help you effectively tailor information to your specific needs. - Examines the many areas of daily life that affect chronic pain, including relaxation and mood, social support, exercise, the home environment, nutrition, sleep, the physician-patient relationship, and the role of medication. - Provides information for caregivers of older adults who have dementia. - Discusses many techniques and methods that have been found to be helpful for patients of any age who live with persistent pain. Enrich Your eBook Reading Experience with Enhanced Video, Audio and Interactive Capabilities! - Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone - Customize for your language, including right-to-left reading, vertical writing, and enhanced annotation in over 30 languages - Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech - Adapt for unique reading needs, supporting learning disabilities, visual/auditory impairments, second-language or literacy challenges, and more