Pain Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Case-Based Approach

Hardcover | May 28, 2015

EditorSalim M. Hayek, Binit J. Shah, Mehul J. Desai

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Pain Medicine approaches the management of common chronic pain conditions using a unique interdisciplinary approach focusing on multiple facets of patients' clinical presentations. The comprehensive discussions in each chapter are centered on a vignette that mimics a fairly typical casepresentation. In addition to detailed classical descriptions of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, prognosis, and confounding psychosocial factors of each disease entity, the text provides various interdisciplinary management approaches. The case-based approach illustrates key clinical points anddemonstrates how practitioners from a variety of disciplines can work together to deliver optimal patient care. The ACGME criteria for fellowship training in Pain Medicine calls for an interdisciplinary approach, with required training and exposure to the fields of Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As this trend is occurring in private pain clinics and practicesas well as in academic institutions, there is a need for a volume which integrates the approaches of the various disciplines into a coherent whole to guide clinicians and trainees in the interdisciplinary management of pain. With each chapter authored by respected experts in the key specialtiesinvolved with pain management, Pain Medicine is a highly applicable clinical reference for practitioners, an excellent anchor text for fellows and residents in training, and a thorough review for initial board certification as well as maintenance of certification exams.

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Pain Medicine approaches the management of common chronic pain conditions using a unique interdisciplinary approach focusing on multiple facets of patients' clinical presentations. The comprehensive discussions in each chapter are centered on a vignette that mimics a fairly typical casepresentation. In addition to detailed classical de...

Salim M. Hayek is a Professor of Anesthesiology at Case Western Reserve University and the Chief of Pain Medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio. Binit J. Shah is the Director of the Intensive Care Unit at the Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry in Columbus, Ohio. Mehul J. Desai is the Director of Spine, Pain Medici...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 11.1 × 8.7 × 0.91 inPublished:May 28, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199931488

ISBN - 13:9780199931484

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Table of Contents

Section I. Neuropathic Pain1. Small Fiber Neuropathy2. Post-Herpetic Neuralgia3. Trigeminal Neuralgia and Other Facial Pain Conditions4. Carpal Tunnel SyndromeSection II. Muscle, Joint and Tendon Pain5. Myofascial Pain Syndrome6. Pain of Rheumatological Disease7. TendinopathiesSection III. Spine and Related Disorders8. Discogenic Pain9. Lumbar Facet Pain10. Sacroiliac Joint Pain11. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis12. Lumbar Disc Displacement13. Post-Laminectomy Syndrome14. Piriformis Syndrome15. Whiplash Associated Disorder/Cervical Facet Pain16. Cervical Radicular Pain17. Thoracic Back PainSection IV. Visceral Pain18. Pain from Chronic Pancreatitis19. Chronic Pelvic Pain20. Chronic Refractory AnginaSection V. Persistent Post-Surgical Pain21. Post-Surgical Thoracic Pain22. Post-Herniorrhaphy PainSection VI. Cancer-Related Pain23. Palliative Cancer PainSection VII. Other Disorders24. Headache25. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)26. Fibromyalgia