The Pain Center Manual by Danielle PerretThe Pain Center Manual by Danielle Perret

The Pain Center Manual

byDanielle Perret, Eric Chang, Justin Hata

Paperback | September 25, 2013

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The Pain Center Manualis a concise resource that provides practical information for daily use in pain practice. For quick reference or on-the-spot guidance in academic or community pain centers, these pages are filled with the information trainees and experienced practitioners need at their fingertips including common medication dosages, titration schedules, dictation templates, assessment scales, guidelines for interventional procedures, and much more.

A team of experts from one of the country's leading university pain centers covers everyday management concerns such as methadone safety, prescription writing for controlled substances, neuropathic medication adjuvants to consider in pain management, and treatment suggestions for a wide spectrum of chronic pain conditions. With an emphasis on ACGME standards and objectives, the manual offers the fundamental knowledge pain professionals need to provide consistent and compassionate care.

The Pain Center Manualincludes:

  • Quick reference tables for medications and other treatment modalities
  • Clinical pearls for the most common pain complaints
  • Templates for consultations and interventional procedures
  • Useful scales, algorithms, diagrams, and other essential reference materials for performing tests and procedures
  • ACGME training guidelines
Danielle Perret, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Depts. of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care and PM&R; The University of California Irvine, Center for Pain Management, Irvine, CAJustin Hata, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Depts. of Anesthisology and Perioperative Care and PM&R; The University of California Irvine, Center for Pai...
Title:The Pain Center ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 25, 2013Publisher:Demos Medical PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1620700212

ISBN - 13:9781620700211

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Table of Contents

" I. Medical Management of Chronic Pain :; A. Opioids; B. Narcotic Conversions; C. Methadone; D.P450; Inhibitors; E.QT Prolonging Drugs; F. Urine Drug Toxicity; Screens; G. Controlled Substance Rx Writing Skills; H. Common; Medications Used in Pain Management; I. Suggested Outpatient; Medications; J. Sample Titration Schedules; K. Metabolic; Considerations for Medications; L. Medication Safety in Renal; Failure, Pregnancy, Geriatrics; M. Interventional Pharmacology;; N. Systemic Effects of Local Anesthetics; O. Traditional; Neurolytic Spinal Blocks; P. Botox Injections for Migraine;; II. Diagnostic Pearls for Pain Medicine : A. How to Present; Pain; B. Headaches; C. Cranial Nerve Notes and Pain Boards; Association; D. Facial Pain Neuralgias; E. Pelvic Pain Neuralgias;; F. Gynecologic Conditions that May Cause or Exacerbate; Chronic Pelvic Pain; G. Non-Gynecologic Conditions that May; Cause or Exacerbate Chronic Pelvic Pain; H. Radiology Pearls;; I. Disc Pathology Pearls; J. Spinal Pain Differential; K. Complex; Regional Pain Syndrome Pearls; L. Treatment Considerations; for Common Pain Presentations; III. Notes & Templates :; A. Initial Consultation Template; B. Follow-up Visit Template; C.; Interventional Procedure Templates; IV. Billing and Coding :; A. New Patient; B. Follow-Up Patient; V. Scales and Other; Reference Materials : A. Regional Landmarks; B. Vertebral; Levels; C. Brachial Plexus; D. Lumbosacral Plexus; E. Upper; Extremity Innervations; F. Lower Extremity Innervations; G.PM&r/; Neurology Exam Guide; H. Dermatomes; I. Physical Exam Tests; & acronyms; J. Therapy Contraindications; K.P&O Reference; L.; Research Critical Appraisal Questions; M. Sample Procedure Log; Form; N. Sample Patient Safety Log; O. Pain Scale Reference; P.; Resources; VI. Adult Learning in Pain Medicine : A.ACGME; Training Standards; B. Reading Assignments; C. Other Suggested; Reading Materials; D. Goals and Objectives; E. Suggested; Fellow Formal Evaluation Systems; F. Suggested Pain Curriculum; Overview; G. Suggested Didactics Program; H. Cognitive; Objectives"