Pain Medicine Board Review

Pain Medicine Board Review

By: Brian Bobzien (author), Vinita Singh (author), Trusharth Patel (author), Boris Spektor (author), Anna Woodbury (author), Jerry Kalangara (author)Paperback

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Well-written and expertly reviewed, this practical question-and-answer resource by Drs. Anna Woodbury, Boris Spektor, Vinita Singh, Brian Bobzien, Trusharth Patel, and Jerry Kalangara, prepares you for certification or recertification in Pain Management. Nearly 850 questions, with answers and concise explanations throughout, test the knowledge you need for success on the American Board of Anesthesiology exam. Covers all the major topics in the Pain Medicine board certification exam, all meticulously reviewed to ensure complete, accurate information. Includes references to Practical Management of Pain, 5th Edition, by Dr. Honorio Benzon et al. for further reading and detailed explanations. Provides board-style questions, answers, and explanations provided by Dr. Anna Woodbury and colleagues at Emory Medical School. Ideal for any physician desiring Pain Medicine certification, including pain medicine specialists, anesthesiologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, neurologists, orthopaedists, and more. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


PART 1. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS 1. The History of Pain Medicine 2. Taxonomy and Classification of Chronic Pain Syndromes 3. Organizing an Inpatient Acute Pain Service 4. Measurement-Based Stepped Care Approach to Interdisciplinary Chronic Pain Management 5. The Health Care Policy of Pain Management 6. Quality Assessment and Improvement and Patient Safety in the Pain Clinic 7. Education, Training, and Certification in Pain Medicine PART 2. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS 8. Pain Pathways: Peripheral, Spinal, Ascending, and Descending Pathways 9. A Review of Pain-Processing Pharmacology 10. Pain and Brain Changes 11. An Introduction to Pharmacogenetics in Pain Management: Knowledge of How Pharmacogenomics May Affect Clinical Care 12. Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Pain PART 3. EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT 13. History and Physical Examination of the Pain Patient 14. Electromyography and Evoked Potentials 15. Radiologic Assessment of the Patient with Spine Pain 16. Psychological and Behavioral Assessment 17. Disability Assessment PART 4. CLINICAL CONDITIONS 18. Postoperative Pain and Other Acute Pain Syndromes 19. The Prediction and Prevention of Persistent Post-Surgical Pain 20. Pediatric Acute Pain Management 21. Low Back Pain 22. Neurosurgical Approaches to Pain Management 23. Cancer Pain 24. Neuropathic Pain Syndromes 25. Pain in Selected Neurologic Disorders 26. Phantom Limb Pain 27. Central Post-stroke Pain Syndrome 28. Spinal Cord Injury Pain 29. Chronic Widespread Pain 30. Headache Management 31. Dental and Facial Pain 32. Visceral Pain 33. Pediatric Chronic Pain Management 34. Management of Pain in Older Adults 35. Managing Pain During Pregnancy and Lactation PART 5. PHARMACOLOGIC, PSYCHOLOGICAL, AND PHYSICAL MEDICINE TREATMENTS 36. Major Opioids and Chronic Opioid Therapy 37. Minor and Short-Acting Analesics, Including Opioid Combination Products 38. Antidepressants as Analesics 39. Membrane Stabilizers for the Treatment of Pain 40. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs, Acetaminophen, and COX-2 Inhibitors 41. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 42. Topical Analgesics 43. Neuraxial Agents 44. Pharmacology for the Interventional Pain Physician 45. Psychological Interventions 46. Physical Medicine Techniques in Pain Management 47. Physical Rehabilitation for Patients with Chronic Pain 48. Acupuncture 49. Integrative Approaches to Pain Management 50. Pain and Addictive Disorders: Challenge and Opportunity 51. Issues Associated with Opioid Use PART 6. NERVE BLOCK TECHNIQUES 52. Nerve Blocks of the Head and Neck 53. Upper Extremity Blocks 54. Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks 55. Truncal Blocks 56. Peripheral and Visceral Sympathetic Blocks 57. Intraarticular Analgesia 58. Chemical Neurolytic Blocks 59. Neurolysis of Sympathetic Axis for Cancer Pain Management PART 7. INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES 60. Interlaminar and Transforaminal Therapeutic Epidural Injections 61. Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Zygapophysial (Facet) Joint Pain 62. Radiofrequency Treatment 63. Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome: Sacroiliac Joint Injections and Block/Radiofrequency of the Lateral Branchs 64. Myofascial Injections: Trigger Point, Piriformis, Iliopsoas, and Scalene Injections 65. Lumbar Discogenic Pain and Diskography 66. Intradiscal Procedures for the Treatment of Discogenic Lower Back and Leg Pain 67. Minimally Invasive Procedures for Vertebral Compression Fractures 68. Biopsychosocial Prescreening for Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Devices 69. Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Stimulation 70. Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Patient Selection, Trialing, and Implantation 71. Joint Injections 72. Radiation Safety and Radiographic Contrast Agents in Pain Medicine PART 8. PAIN MANAGEMENT IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS AND SPECIAL TOPICS 73. The Management of Pain from Sickle Cell Disease 74. Burn Pain 75. Pain Management in the Emergency Department 76. Pain Management in the Critically Ill Patient 77. Pain Management at the End of Life 78. Pain Management in the Home: Using Cancer Patients as a Model 79. The Health Implications of Disparities in Cancer and Pain Care: Unequal Burdens and Unheard Voices PART 9. RESEARCH, ETHICS, AND REIMBURSEMENT IN PAIN 80. Clinical Trial Design Methodology for Pain Outcome Studies 81. Ethics of Research in Patients with Pain 82. Postoperative Pain Management: Trends and Future Directions and Areas in Need of Investigation 83. Future Directions and Trends in Pain Management

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  • ISBN13: 9780323448116
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780323448116
  • ISBN10: 0323448119

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