Acute Pain

Paperback | July 3, 2010

EditorLesley Bromley, Brigitta Brandner

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Acute pain is experienced primarily in relation to surgery and trauma, but is also present in patients with burns, cancer, and other medical conditions. This compact volume of the Oxford Pain Management Library serves as a concise guide to treating acute pain in its many manifestations.Providing a background of basic science, this book covers the fundamentals of pain, the pharmacology of drugs used, and summarises the current evidence base for the management of acute pain. It provides practical direct clinical applications for busy healthcare professionals to follow and strategiesfor the management of specific medical conditions and specific patient groups such as the elderly. This pocketbook, written by highly respected multidisciplinary European experts within the field, will appeal to trainee clinicians and above in both primary and secondary care, and all related healthcare professionals.

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Acute pain is experienced primarily in relation to surgery and trauma, but is also present in patients with burns, cancer, and other medical conditions. This compact volume of the Oxford Pain Management Library serves as a concise guide to treating acute pain in its many manifestations.Providing a background of basic science, this book...

Dr. Leslie Bromley is Consultant in Anaesthesia at University College London, London, UK. Dr. Brigitta Brandner is Head of the Acute Pain Research Group at University College London, London, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.41 inPublished:July 3, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199234728

ISBN - 13:9780199234721

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1. Lesley Bromley: The physiology of acute pain2. Lesley Bromley: The pharmacology of the drugs used in acute pain3. Anna L. Mandeville: Non-pharmacological methods of acute pain management4. Jeremy N. Cashman: Acute pain management in principle5. Suellen M. Walker: Evidence and outcomes in acute pain management6. E. Ashley and M. Doraiswami: Post-operative pain7. Damon Kamming: Day surgery analgesia8. B. Brandner and J. Emmanuel: Trauma pain and procedural pain: prevention of chronic pain following acute trauma9. E. Welechew: Treatment of pain in burns patients10. Richard F. Howard: Acute pain in children11. A. Wagg and S. Gadgil: Acute pain in the elderly12. John Dick: Acute pain in pregnancy13. J. A. Smart: Acute pain in cancer14. A. Moofeez: Acute pain in haematological disorders15. S. R. Moonesinghe and S. Mallett: Acute pain in patients with renal or hepatic impairment16. M. S. Chong and J. Ganesalingham: Acute pain in the neurological patient17. Brigitta Brandner: Acute pain in chronic opiate users18. Arif H. Ghazi and Obi Agu: Acute pain in peripheral vascular disease