Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide (4th Revised edition)

Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide (4th Revised edition)

By: Pamela E. Macintyre (author), Stephan A. Schug (author)Mixed Media

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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 Comprehensive acute pain management no longer means only caring for patients with pain resulting from postoperative and trauma-related causes-it now includes managing patients with acute pain arising from a wide variety of conditions. Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide provides health professionals with simple and practical information to help them manage patients with acute pain safely and effectively. The book also helps them to identify and manage acute pain in more complex patients, for whom effective treatment can be challenging. In this new edition, chapters have been revised and updated, often extensively, to reflect current knowledge and practice. This resource will undoubtedly be helpful to a variety of professionals in assessing and managing acute pain.

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Pamela E. Macintyre, BMedSc, MBBS, MHA, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, Director Acute Pain Service, Department of Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine and Hyperbaric Medicine, Royal Adelaide Hospital and clinical associate professor, Discipline of Acute Care Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Australia. Stephan A. Schug, MD, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, Professor and Chair of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Anaesthesiology Unit, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia and Director of Pain Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia.


Introduction Effectiveness of Acute Pain Management Adverse Effects of Undertreated Severe Acute Pain Acute Pain Management and Patient Outcomes Delivery of Effective Acute Pain Management Education Guidelines and Protocols Acute Pain Services Assessment and Monitoring Types of Pain Assessment of Pain and Pain Relief Assessment of Adverse Effects Pharmacology of Opioids Mechanism of Action Effects of Opioids Predictors of Opioid Dose Titration of Opioid Dose Commonly Used Opioid Agonists Agonist-Antagonists Opioid Antagonists Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics Mechanism of Action Efficacy of Local Anesthetics Adverse Effects of Local Anesthetics and Their Management Commonly Used Local Anesthetic Drugs Nonopioid and Adjuvant Analgesic Agents Paracetamol Nonselective Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs COX-2 Selective Inhibitors (coxibs) Alpha-2-adrenergic Agonist Drugs Antidepressant Drugs Anticonvulsant Drugs Membrane Stabilizing Drugs Inhalational Agents Calcitonin Glucocorticoids Systemic Routes of Opioid Administration Oral Subcutaneous and Intramuscular Intravenous Rectal Transdermal Transmucosal Patient-Controlled Analgesia Equipment Analgesic Drugs Used with PCA The PCA "Prescription" Requirements for the Safe Management of PCA Management of Inadequate Analgesia Complications of PCA "Step-down" Analgesia Alternative Systemic Routes of PCA Administration Epidural and Intrathecal Analgesia Anatomy Contraindications Drugs Used with Epidural Analgesia Requirements for the Safe Management of Epidural Analgesia Patient-Controlled Epidural Analgesia Management of Inadequate Analgesia "Step-down" Analgesia Complications and side Effects of Epidural Analgesia Concurrent Antithrombotic or Antiplatelet Therapy Intrathecal Analgesia Other Regional and Local Analgesia Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blockade Intraarticular Analgesia Wound Infiltration Topical Analgesia Nonpharmacological Therapies Psychological Interventions Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Acupuncture Physical Interventions Acute Neuropathic and Persistent Postacute Pain Pathophysiology of Neuropathic Pain Clinical Features and Diagnosis of Neuropathic Pain Acute Neuropathic Pain Syndromes Treatment of Acute Neuropathic Pain Progression of Acute to Persistent Pain Preventive Analgesia Nonsurgical Acute Pain Burns Injury Spinal Cord Injury Other Specific Conditions More Complex Patients Older Patients Opioid-Tolerant Patients Patients with an Addiction Disorder Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Pregnant or Lactating Patients Patients with Renal or Hepatic Impairment Opioid Analgesia after Discharge from Hospital Potential Risks Choice of Discharge Opioid Regimen Information for Patients and Treating Doctors Self-Assessment Questions Answers Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/02/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781482233490
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 287
  • ID: 9781482233490
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 1482233495
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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