Pain Care Essentials and Innovations, 1st Edition

Authors :
Sanjog Pangarkar & Quynh G. Pham & Blessen C. Eapen
Date of Publication: 07/2020

Covering the newest trends and treatments in pain care, as well as the pain treatment strategies that have been successfully employed in the past, Pain Care Essentials and Innovations brings you fully up to date with effective treatments for acute ...view more

Covering the newest trends and treatments in pain care, as well as the pain treatment strategies that have been successfully employed in the past, Pain Care Essentials and Innovations brings you fully up to date with effective treatments for acute and chronic pain. It offers expert guidance on both interventional and non-interventional strategies, provided by respected academic physicians who practice evidence-based medicine at major universities and affiliated ACGME-accredited Pain Medicine Training programs.

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Pain medicine has struggled to find effective treatments for chronic pain.  Opioids, which were considered the standard of care, have now demonstrated to have significant adverse long-term consequences.  This book provides the reader with pain treatment strategies that have been effectively employed over the years as well as the newest trends and treatment in pain care. 

Key Features
  • Covers cannabinoids in pain care, novel therapeutics in pain medicine, and integrative care in pain management.
  • Discusses relevant basic science, psychological aspects of pain care, opioids and practice guidelines, geriatric pain management, and future research in the field.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance into a single, convenient resource.

Author Information
Edited by Sanjog Pangarkar, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States; Director, Inpatient & Interventional Pain Service, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, United States; Quynh G. Pham, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States; Program Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, United States and Blessen C. EapenXXX, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States; Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, United States