Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

Hardcover | November 15, 2013

EditorPatrick J. Mcgrath, Bonnie J. Stevens, Suellen M. Walker

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The Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain brings together an international team of experts to provide an authoritative and comprehensive textbook on all aspects of pain in infants, children and youth. Divided into nine sections, the textbook analyses pain as a multifactorial problem to give the reader a comprehensive understanding of this challenging subject. Evidence-based chapters look in depth at topics ranging from the long-term effects of the pain in children, to complementary therapy inpaediatric pain. Case examples and online materials including scales, worksheets, and videos are provided to aid learning and illustrate the application of knowledge.Written by clinicians, educators, trainees and researchers, who were hand selected by the Editors for their practical approach and expertise in specific subject areas, The Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain will become the standard reference text in the assessment and treatment of patients andfamilies in the field of paediatric pain.

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The Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain brings together an international team of experts to provide an authoritative and comprehensive textbook on all aspects of pain in infants, children and youth. Divided into nine sections, the textbook analyses pain as a multifactorial problem to give the reader a comprehensive understanding of this...

Dr. McGrath, a clinical child psychologist has been a leading scientist in pain in children. His research on measurement, psychological mechanisms and treatment of pain has been focused on alleviating suffering. He has published 250 peer reviewed papers, 50 book chapters, 13 books and numerous patient manuals. His work has been recogni...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.01 inPublished:November 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction1. Anita M. Unruh and Patrick J. McGrath: History of pain in children2. Bonnie Stevens and William Zempsky: Prevalence and distribution of pain in children3. Suellen Walker: Long-term effects of early pain and injury: animal models4. Ruth E. Grunau: Long-term effects of pain in children5. M. Gabrielle Page, Anna Huguet, and Joel Katz: Prevention of the development and maintenance of paediatric chronic pain and disabilitySection 2: Biological basis of paediatric pain6. Suellen Walker and Mark Baccei: Nociceptive signalling in the periphery and spinal cord7. David Vega-Avelaira and Simon Beggs: Neuroimmune interactions and pain during postnatal development8. Maria Fitzgerald: Central nociceptive pathways and descending modulationSection 3: Social and psychological basis of paediatric pain9. Rebecca Pillai Riddell, Nicole M. Racine, Kenneth D. Craig, and Lauren Campbell: Psychological theories and biopsychosocial models in paediatric pain10. Liesbet Goubert and Laura E. Simons: Cognitive styles and processes in paediatric pain11. Ignasi Clemente: Pain in cultural and communicative contexts12. Kathryn A. Birnie, Katelynn E. Boerner, and Christine T. Chambers: Families and pain13. Paula Forgeron and Sara King: Pain, social relationships and school14. Erin C. Moon and Anita M. Unruh: The effects of sex and gender on child and adolescent pain15. Bruce Dick and Christine Chambers: Sleep and pain in children and adolescentsSection 4: Pain in specific populations and diseases16. John Belew, Chantel C. Barney, Scott Schwantes, Dick Tibboel, Abraham J. Valkenburg, and Frank J. Symon: Pain in children with intellectual or developmental disabilities17. Jennifer Hickman, Jaya Varadarajan, and Steven J. Weisman: Paediatric cancer pain18. Greta M. Palmer and Franz E. Babl: Pain management in major pediatric trauma and burns19. Anna Taddio: Needle procedures20. Joseph P. Cravero: Procedural sedation21. Suellen Walker: Neuropathic pain in children22. Peter Chira and Laura Schanberg: Inflammatory arthritis and arthropathy23. Neil Schechter: Chronic pain syndromes in childhood: one trunk, many branches24. Jacqui Clinch: Non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain25. Carlton Dampier and Lamia Barakat: Pain in sickle cell disease26. Akshay Batra, Amanda Bevan and R.Mark Beattie: Pain and gastroenterological diseases27. Richard F Howard: Postoperative pain management28. Ross Drake and Renee McCulloch: Pain in palliative care29. Jennifer Schurman, Craig A. Friesen and Amanda Drews Deacy: Recurrent abdominal pain30. Susan Sager: Chronic pelvic pain in children and adolescents31. Andrew D. Hershey: Headaches32. Martha Mherekumombe and John Collins: Persisting pain in childhood medical illness33. Ralph Berberich and Neil Schechter: Common pain problems34. Robert M. (Bo) Kennedy: Effective management of children's pain and anxiety in the emergency departmentSection 5: Measurement of pain35. Grace Lee and Bonnie Stevens: Neonatal and infant pain assessment36. Carl L von Baeyer: Self-report: the primary source in assessment after infancy37. Jill MacLaren Chorney and C. Meghan McMurtry: Behavioural measures of pain38. Susanne Brummelte, Tim Oberlander and Kenneth D. Craig: Biomarkers of pain: physiological indices of pain reactivity in infants and children39. Ravi Poorun and Rebeccah Slater: The neurophysiological evaluation of nociceptive responses in neonates40. Christiane Hermann: Sensory processing and neurophysiological evaluation in children41. See Wan Tham, Anna C. Wilson, and Tonya M. Palermo: Measurement of health-related quality of life and physical functionSection 6: Pharmacological interventions42. Kim Chau and Gideon Koren: Principles of pain pharmacology in paediatrics43. Brian J Anderson: The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and acetaminophen44. Gareth Hathway: Developmental pharmacology of opioids45. Scott A. Strassels: Opioids in clinical practice46. Navil Sethna, Pradeep Dinakar, and Karen Boretsky: Interventional pain management techniques for chronic pain47. William Zemspky: Topical anaesthetics and analgesics48. Sachin Rastogi and Fiona Campbell: Drugs for neuropathic pain49. Denise Harrison, Vanessa Anselone, Janet Yamada and Mariana Bueno: Sucrose and sweet tasteSection 7: Psychosocial interventions50. Deirdre Logan, Rachael Coakley, and Brittany Barber: Cognitive-behavioural interventions51. Keith Slifer, Adrianna Amari and Cynthia Maynard Ward: Operant treatment52. Chantal K. LeBlanc and Christine T. Chambers: Child life interventions in paediatric pain53. Lindsey L. Cohen, Laura Cousins and Sarah Martin: Procedural pain distraction54. Christina Liossi, Leora Kuttner, Chantal Wood and Lonnie Zeltzer: Hypnosis and relaxation55. Jennifer Stinson and Lindsay Jibb: New information and communication technologies for painSection 8: Physical interventions56. Susan M. Tupper, Mary Swiggum, Deb O'Rourke, and Mike Sangster: Physical therapy interventions for pain in childhood and adolescence57. Liisa Holsti, Catherine Backman and Joyce Engel: Occupational therapy58. Celeste Johnston and Marsha Campbell-Yeo: Mothercare for procedural pain in infantsSection 9: Special topics59. Joy A. Weydert: Complementary drugs-herbs, vitamins, and dietary supplements for pain and symptom management60. Lonnie K Zeltzer: Complementary therapy in paediatric pain61. Janet Yamada and Alison Hutchinson: Theory-informed approach to translating pain evidence into practice62. Mark Embrett and Norman Buckley: Organizational systems in paediatric pain63. Alison Twycross and Susan O'Conner: Education for paediatric pain64. Gary A. Walco and Maureen C. Kelley: The ethics of pain control in infants and children65. Miriam O. Ezenwa and Anna Huguet: Sociodemographic disparities in pediatric pain management: relationships and predictors