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Evidence-Based Chronic Pain Management
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A genuine evidence-based text for optimum pain relief in various chronic conditions * Contributes an important advance in the practice of pain management providing the information on which to build more coherent and standardised strategies for relief of patient suffering * Answers questions about which are the most effective methods, AND those which are not effective yet continue to be used * Includes discussion of the positive and the negative evidence, and addresses the grey areas where evidence is ambivalent * Written by the world's leading experts in evidence-based pain management this is a seminal text in the field of pain


List of contributors, v Preface, ix List of abbreviations, xi Part 1 Understanding evidence and pain, 1 1 Why evidence matters, 3 Andrew Moore and Sheena Derry 2 Clinical trial design for chronic pain treatments, 14 Alec B. O'Connor and Robert H. Dworkin 3 Introduction to evaluation of evidence, 31 Eija Kalso 4 Neurobiology of pain, 42 Victoria Harvey and Anthony Dickenson 5 Intractable pain and the perception of time: every patient is an anecdote, 52 David B. Morris 6 Psychology of chronic pain and evidence-based psychological interventions, 59 Christopher Eccleston Part 2 Clinical pain syndromes: the evidence, 69 7 Chronic low back pain, 71 Maurits van Tulder and Bart Koes 8 Chronic neck pain and whiplash, 83 Allan Binder 22 Headache, 279 Peer Tfelt-Hansen 23 Chest pain syndromes, 292 Austin Leach and Michael Chester Part 3 Cancer pain, 309 24 Oncologic therapy in cancer pain, 311 Rita Janes and Tiina Saarto 25 Cancer pain: analgesics and co-analgesics, 327 Rae Frances Bell 26 Psychologic interventions for cancer pain, 337 Francis J. Keefe, Tamara J. Somers and Amy Abernethy 27 Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and acupuncture, 348 Mark I. Johnson Part 4 Treatment modalities: the evidence, 367 28 Interventional therapies, 369 Anthony Dragovich and Steven P. Cohen 29 Spinal cord stimulation for refractory angina, 400 Mats Borjesson, Clas Mannheimer, Paulin Andrell and Bengt Linderoth 30 Rehabilitative treatment for chronic pain, 407 James P. Robinson, Raphael Leo, Joseph Wallach, Ellen McGough and Michael Schatman 31 Drug treatment of chronic pain, 424 Henry McQuay 32 Complementary therapies for pain relief, 434 Edzard Ernst Index, 439


ISBN-13: 9781444314397
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd))
Publication date: March, 2010
Pages: 464
Dimensions: 196.00 x 253.00 x 30.00

Subcategories: Anaesthetics and Pain