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    Alaa Abd-Elsayed, editor.
    Summary: This concise but comprehensive guide covers all common procedures in pain management necessary for daily practice, and includes all topics on the pain medicine curricula of the American Board of Anesthesiology, World Institute of Pain/Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice, and American Board of Pain Medicine. All nerve blocks (head, neck, back, pelvis and lower extremity) are discussed. Pain: A Review Guide is aimed at trainees in pain medicine all over the world. This book will also be beneficial to all practitioners who practice pain.

    Temperature modalities
    Manipulation, mobilization, massage, traction
    Casting and splinting
    Exercise therapy
    23. Work Rehabilitation
    Importance of early intervention and early return to work in reducing absence
    Psychosocial factors as the main determinants of disability
    Identification of obstacles to recovery
    Components of successful comprehensive rehabilitation program
    Multidisciplinary approaches for those who do not return to work within a few weeks
    Functional Capacity Evaluation
    24. Complementary Therapies (CAM)
    25. Clinical States: Taxonomy
    IASP classification of chronic pain syndromes
    Application and definition of pain terms
    26. Pain in special population
    Pain in Infants, Children, and Adolescents
    Pain in older adults
    Delirium in the elderly
    Pain Issues in Individuals with Limited Ability to Communicate Due to Neurocognitive Impairments
    27. Pain Relief in Persons with Substance use and Addictive Disorders
    Biopharmacologic and neurophysiologic basis of addiction
    Interactions between addiction and pain
    Screening for substance use disorder or addiction in patients with pain
    Principles of comprehensive approach to pain management in patients with addiction
    Pharmacologic treatment of patients with addiction
    Acute pain management of patients with active addiction or in recovery
    Analgesic response to opioids in patients with addiction
    Risks and benefits of opioid use in treatment of chronic/cancer pain in patients with substance use disorder
    Needs of special populations
    Legal, regulatory, reimbursement issues limiting access to care for patients with pain and addiction
    Treatment of withdrawal
    List of addictive drugs and their metabolites in urine
    Impact of alcohol use on pain
    28. Pain Relief in Areas of Deprivation and Conflict
    Variability of availability and access to adequate pain treatment worldwide
    Causes of pain worldwide
    Spect cal principles in clinical assessment, explanation, and treatment
    Common causes, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment in men
    Common causes, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment in women
    Superior hypogastric plexus block
    Ganglion impar block
    16. Surgical Pain Management
    Importance of general health status in preoperative evaluation
    Surgical lesioning of brain, brain stem, spinal cord, peripheral nerves
    Radiofrequency treatment
    Spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation
    Intrathecal drug delivery
    DRG stimulator
    Kyphoplast and vertebroplasty
    17. Nerve conditions
    Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
    Phantom limb pain
    Peripheral neuropathy
    Other nerve conditions as mononeuropathy, mononeurpathy multiplex and others
    18. Central pain
    Central pain
    19. Cancer Pain
    Palliative care
    Hospice care
    Comprehensive evaluation of patients with cancer pain
    Principles of treatment
    Analgesic ladder approach
    Anesthetic approaches
    Surgical and interventional radiologic approaches
    Neurostimulatory approach
    Physical therapy
    Psychological approaches
    Needs of special populations
    Benefit to burden ratio
    Anorexia and cachexia associated with cancer
    20. Pain in Pregnancy and Labor
    Factors influencing the perception of pain in pregnancy compared with the non-pregnant state
    Causes of pain and principles of pain management in pregnancy
    Mechanisms, characteristic, benefits, consequences and management of labor pain
    21. Acute Pain
    Epidemiology of inadequate control
    Physiologic and psychologic effects
    Pharmacologic properties of major classes of drugs used for acute pain management
    Comprehensive plan for optimal perioperative pain management
    Non-pharmacologic treatment
    Clinical outcomes to be evaluated
    Tools for assessment and measurement
    Role of patient and family education
    Treatment of nonsurgical pain
    22. Physical Medicine and Rehabili.
    Digital Access Springer 2019