Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Sluka, Kathleen A.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-634323-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 98

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Description

Comprehensive in scope and invaluable for both practitioners and students, this 2nd edition thoroughly covers the wide range of issues requiring the interdisciplinary management of pain.

Joined by more than 20 international contributors, Dr. Kathleen Sluka provides a practical, evidence-based framework for understanding the basics of pain mechanisms and management. This highly regarded, updated text covers the basics of pain neurobiology and reviews evidence on the mechanisms of action of physical therapy treatments, as well as their clinical effectiveness in specific pain syndromes.

The second edition features:
- Basic Concepts and Mechanisms - provides a clear infrastructure for the rest of the book.
- Physical Therapy Pain Management - focuses attention on pain regardless of medical diagnosis, using evidence to support clinical decision making.
- Interdisciplinary Pain Management - includes both medical management of pain and psychological approaches to pain.
- Case Studies - discuss a series of pain syndromes using an evidence-based approach.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Sluka, Kathleen A.
ISBN: 978-1-49-634323-9
Specialty:
Physical Therapy
Pain Management
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 460
Illustrations: 87
Year: 2016
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 98

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