⤷ Covers diagnosis and treatment of acute pain from both surgical and non-surgical causes.
⤷ Pain syndromes reviewed in case-based format.
⤷ Includes well-illustrated, step-by-step guidance intervention section.
⤷ Written and edited under the auspices of the American Academy of Pain Medicine by members of the Academy’s Shared Interest Group for Acute Pain Medicine.
A longtime standard for military healthcare personnel, this edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. Though initially valued as a useful resource for managing pain associated with battlefield trauma, it provides pertinent guidance for managing vital acute pain services in all settings.
⤷ Generously illustrated in full color
⤷ Detailed step-by-step guidance in performing blocks
⤷ Applicable to pain service in civilian and military clinical settings
This state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary textbook covering medical, interventional, and integrative approaches to the treatment and management of pain is designed as a practical and comprehensive primary reference for busy physicians and is also an up-to-date resource for preparing for certification examinations in pain medicine.
This Text Features:
⤷ Cutting-edge medical topics, such as monitoring opioid use and abuse, and the emerging role of cannabinoids in pain treatment
⤷ Expert guidance on the full range of interventional techniques
⤷ Clinical anatomy and physiology for the interventionist
⤷ Behavioral dimensions of the experience and management of pain
⤷ Integrative approaches for treating the “whole person”
⤷ Legal issues, such as failure to treat pain
⤷ Firsthand patient accounts
American Academy of Pain Medicine