Readership: Aimed at primary care clinicians (including general practitioners, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and pharmacists) and hospital doctors
Edited by John Lee, Consultant in Pain Medicine, Honorary Senior Lecturer and Lead Clinician at the Pain Management Centre, University College London Hospitals, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, and Andrew Baranowski, Consultant in Pain Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Pain Management Centre, University College London Hospitals, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London
"This is an extremely useful book for primary care physicians and general surgeons. Although very concise, the book successfully conveys the all-important principles of treating chronic pain patients, namely, using a comprehensive approach, and good communication among members of the medical team managing a patient." - Doody's Notes
1: Sian Jaggar: Why do some pains become chronic?
2: Lesley Bromley: Mechanisms of acute pain
3: Mary Newton: Pharmacological targets in acute pain
4: Brigatta Brandner: Some treatments cause chronic pain: can we reduce the risk?
5: Andrew Souter: Assessing people with long-standing pain
6: John Lee: Injections, invasive treatments and the 'whole patient' view
7: Simon Dolin and Lucy Ward: What should I feel like after treatment at the pain clinic?
8: Simon Davies: Prescribing for people with pain originating in the nervous system: Part one - tricyclic anti-depressants
9: Sam Chong: Prescribing for people with pain originating in the nervous system: Part two - anti convulsants
10: Jon Francis: Strong opioids in the treatment of people with non-malignant pain
11: Andrew Baranowski: Pain of urological and genital origin
12: James de Courcy: Cancer pain
13: Anna Mandeville and Kate Ridout: Psychological aspects of pain
14: Kelly Wynne: Non-medical treatment in managing people with long- term pain
15: Trudy Towell: Working across boundaries in pain medicine
16: Cathy Price: Getting back to work