Cancer Pain Management
A Comprehensive Approach
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Cancer Pain Management by Karen H. Simpson
Book DescriptionCancer related pain can be successfully managed in the majority of patients by the use of medication. Some patients, however, have pain that does not respond to opioids, and require more specialised pain management techniques. Examples of such treatments are nerve blocks, radiotherapy, acupuncture and physiotherapy. This is the first book to provide detailed information on these and other methods of pain management. The Editors are experienced clinicians who have brought together an international, multi-professional team of pain specialists, palliative medicine practitioners and oncologists to provide a practical, comprehensive guide to the overall management of cancer pain. By effectively covering many different aspects of care, this book will appeal to all health care professionals involved with the frontline of cancer related pain.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192628770
(247mm x 173mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Karen H. Simpson
Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care, Paperback (September 2004)
A nerve block is the injection of either a local anaesthetic or a drug that inactivates nerves to control otherwise uncontrollable pain. Nerve blocks can be used to determine the source of pain. This book offers information on the nerve blocking techniques that are available in practice.
Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Emergency Medicine, Paperback (March 1998)» View all books by Karen H. Simpson
Focusing on resuscitation techniques, this work provides a guide to anaesthesia and pain relief in Emergency Medicine. It emphasises on the practical management of problems, giving instructions about the treatment of common conditions.
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