Here's a quick, focused review of all of the core knowledge in pain medicine. Based upon Dr. Raj's PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN, 3rd Edition, it presents concise outline summaries of the most important concepts in the field, including anatomy and physiology symptoms acute and chronic pain syndromes evaluation and investigation of pain patients treatment modalities special situations and more. Board-style review questions, with answers, test readers' mastery of the material in each chapter. And, a new, comprehensive exam at the end of the book enables readers to assess their overall grasp of the subject matter.
- Features contributions from many new authors, presenting fresh perspectives on every area of pain management.
- Covers hot topics such as acute pain trauma pain cancer pain interventional techniques diagnostic tools for pain management palliative care and economics of pain medicine.
- Encompasses all of the content covered in the pain management certification and recertification exams.
- Offers new suggested reading lists for more in-depth study.