Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Burchiel, Kim J.
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 77
A completely updated state-of-the-art reference on neurosurgical pain management.
This new edition is in full color and includes the following sections: Anatomic and Physiologic Foundations for Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain, Pain Medicine, Pain Diagnoses, Surgical Procedures for Pain, and New Directions for Pain Surgery. The chapters in the book focus on procedures that are currently performed by neurosurgeons to relieve pain.
- Emphasizes best evidence treatment options
- Explores nonsurgical and pharmacologic methods of pain control
- Beautifully illustrated drawings convey the wisdom of expert surgeons
This book is a must-have for all neurosurgeons treating patients suffering from acute and/or chronic pain.