Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

Paperback | March 21, 2014

EditorManohar Sharma, Sanjeeva Gupta, Michael Bennett

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Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain gives advice on advanced pain management techniques for cancer pains. Emphasis is placed on the suitability and selection of patients for different invasive and complex procedures based on the patient's history. Case histories provide compressive insight into the complexities of holistic management, with pain being only one of the factors that distress patients and families. The book also covers cancer pain management for patients in a community setting including, the collaboration between pain andpalliative medicine.This practical guide to the management and treatment of complex cancer pain is essential reading for all oncologists, pain, and palliative care specialists.

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Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain gives advice on advanced pain management techniques for cancer pains. Emphasis is placed on the suitability and selection of patients for different invasive and complex procedures based on the patient's history. Case histories provide compressive insight into the complexities of holistic mana...

Manohar Sharma is Consultant in Pain Medicine in the Department of Pain Medicine at The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Sanjeeva Gupta is Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesia at the Bradford Royal Infirmary, UK. Michael Bennett is Professor of Palliative Medicine at the Internation...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:March 21, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199661626

ISBN - 13:9780199661626

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Table of Contents

Section A. Introduction and clinical cases1. Michael I. Bennett: Definition and pathophysiology of complex cancer pain2. Matthew Makin: Pharmacological management of cancer pain3. Subash Jain: Neurolytic Blocking Agents4. Paul Eldridge: Role of surgery in cancer pain management5. Chinnamani Eswar: Oncological management of cancer pain6. Arun Bhaskar: Pelvic pain7. Manohar Sharma and Sanjeeva Gupta: Chest wall pain from mesothelioma or lung cancer8. Andrew Jones: Unilateral upper limb plexopathy pain caused by cancer9. Kate Marley: Unilateral lower limb plexopathy related cancer pain10. Matthew Makin: Upper GI pain from invasive pancreatic cancer11. Manohar Sharma: Multiple bone metastases/bone fracture related12. Louise Lynch: Intrathecal pump case historySection B. Details of interventional techniques13. Samya Dev Datta: Basic procedure safety and patient considerations for cancer pain interventions14. Dhanalakshmi Koyyalagunta and Arun Bhaskar: Sympathectomy for cancer pain15. Kumar S V Das and Shubhabrata Biswas: Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for spinal metastasis pain16. Manohar Sharma: Cervical cordotomy17. Louise Lynch: Intrathecal and intracerebroventricular drug delivery for cancer pain18. Subash Jain: Spinal neurolysis19. Manohar Sharma: Trigeminal intervention20. Paul Eldridge: Neurosurgical techniques for cancer pain21. Andrew Jones: Peripheral nerve blocks including neurolytic blocksSection C. Collaboration between services22. Heino Hugel: Role of collaboration between pain medicine and palliative care23. Umesh Gidwani and Stephen Burns: Control of complex pain at the end of life in hospice or community setting