Pain Management Author : Richard S. Weiner Publisher : CRC Press Total Pages : 552 Release : 1997-09-22 ISBN 10 : UOM:49015002630573 ISBN 13 : Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Pain Management Book Description: This authoritative two-volume reference, the Fifth Edition of an internationally acclaimed bestseller, offers the most up-to-date information available on multidisciplinary pain diagnosis, treatment, and management. Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians covers a broad range of approaches and techniques from the many different disciplines where professionals work with patients in pain. With more than 100 contributors, many of whom are among the most recognized and respected names in contemporary pain management, this is the book most recommended by the American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) and the book used by applicants to prepare for the AAPM entrance exam. This unique, two-volume reference covers both traditional and alternative approaches and discusses the pain of children as well as adult and geriatric patients. It also includes the results of extensive bibliographic literature searches, from 1990 to the present, on each topic covered. A special section on legal considerations, including sample depositions taken from real-life cases, helps readers prepare for the possibility of litigation, so prevalent in healthcare today. Regardless of your specialty or medical training or whether you are in a large hospital or a small clinic, if you work with patients in need of pain management, this complete reference is for you.