Publication Year: 2008
Authors/Editor: Rashiq, Saifudin; Schopflocher, Donald; Taenzer, Paul; and Jonsson, Egon
An essential reference work for all clinicians, administrators and policy makers in the health care industry dealing with chronic pain
Discussing all aspects of chronic pain management, this is the second volume in the publisher's series on health care and disease management, published with the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) in Edmonton, Canada.
The authors provide an introduction into the history, pathophysiology, ethics and epidemiology of chronic pain before covering the different aspects of treating chronic pain in more detail. Strategies for improving pain management as well as policy implications are highlighted.