Fast Facts: Chronic and Cancer Pain

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Cousins, Michael J.; Gallagher, Rollin M.

Publisher: S. Karger

ISBN: 978-1-91-079735-8

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All health professionals, regardless of specialty, will care for patients with pain that has persisted for more than 6 months.

This fully updated fourth edition of Fast Facts: Chronic and Cancer Pain, written by two internationally renowned experts in the field, is designed to bring busy health professionals up to speed with the latest information in this area, including:

  • Easy-to-read overviews of pain mechanisms
  • A practical approach to pain assessment
  • Developments in stepped care and multimodal management
  • The latest thinking on opioids

With health services around the world responding to calls to improve the management of painful long-term conditions, develop preventive and cost-effective solutions, and respond to patient choice and voice, this easy-to-read fact-packed book is essential reading for all GPs, nurses, junior hospital doctors, physical therapists, clinical psychologists, occupational therapists, pharmacists, medical specialists and medical students wanting - and needing - to know more.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: S. Karger
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Cousins, Michael J.; Gallagher, Rollin M.
ISBN: 978-1-91-079735-8
Specialty:
Hematology
Anesthesiology
Oncology
Internal Medicine
Pain Management
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 192
Year: 2017

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