Handbook Of Veterinary Pain Management

Paperback | August 28, 2014

byJames S. Gaynor, William W. MuirEditorJames S. Gaynor

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Trust theHandbook of Veterinary Pain Management, 3rd Edition to help you meet the increasing need for effective pain management in the animals you treat. This user-friendly guide contains the most up-to-date and clinically relevant information on analgesic drugs and managing pain in dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, and rabbits. It specifically covers the areas of pain assessment, pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical treatment options, guidelines for managing acute and chronic pain, and unique aspects of pain management. This edition also incorporates expanded information on cats, exotics, the latest drugs, and more to keep you on top of today's best practices in veterinary pain management.

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Trust theHandbook of Veterinary Pain Management, 3rd Edition to help you meet the increasing need for effective pain management in the animals you treat. This user-friendly guide contains the most up-to-date and clinically relevant information on analgesic drugs and managing pain in dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, ferrets, and rabbits. It...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 28, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323089356

ISBN - 13:9780323089357

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Table of Contents

1. The Human-Animal Bond and Pain
2. Nociception and Pain Mechanisms
3. Pain: Physiologic Consequences and Stress
4. Pain Nomenclature
5. Pain Behaviors and Pain Assessment Scales
6. Quality of Life Assessment
7. Drug Classes and Drugs Used for Pain Therapy: An Overview
8. NSAIDs
9. Opioids
10. Alpha-2s
11. Local Anesthetics
12. Local and Regional Anesthetic Techniques
13. Corticosteroids
14. Other Drugs and Injectable Modalities
15. Drug Delivery Methods
16. Preventative and Multimodal Analgesia; Masking and Pitfalls: Theory and Consequences
17. Energy Modalities: Therapeutic Laser and Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy
18. Acupuncture
19. Physical Rehabilitation and Exercise
20. Physical Examination with Emphasis on Isolating and Detecting Pain
21. Therapeutic Goals
22. Acute Pain Cases
23. Chronic Pain Cases
24. Cat Specific Considerations
25. Rabbit and Small Mammal Specific Considerations
26. Bird Specific Considerations
27. Reptile Specific Considerations
28. Regulations in Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals