Pain Care Essentials and Innovations, 1st Edition

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

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 wit......view more

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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