Acute Pain brings coverage of this diverse area together in a single comprehensive clinical reference, from the basic mechanisms underlying the development of acute pain, to the various treatments that can be applied to control it in different clinical settings. Much expanded in this second edition, the volume reflects the huge advances that contin

part I|1 pages

General Considerations

chapter 1a|17 pages

Applied physiology of nociception

ByPierre Beaulieu

chapter 1b|12 pages

Mechanisms of inflammatory hyperalgesia

BySuellen M Walker

chapter 2|21 pages

Developmental neurobiology of nociception

BySuellen M Walker

chapter 3|15 pages

Clinical pharmacology: opioids

ByDavid J Rowbotham, Alcira Serrano-Gomez, Anne Heffernan

chapter 4|16 pages

Clinical pharmacology: traditional NSAIDs and selective COX-2 inhibitors

ByStephen F Jones, Aidan M O’Donnell

chapter 5|12 pages

Clinical pharmacology: paracetamol and compound analgesics

ByPhil Wiffen

chapter 6|17 pages

Clinical pharmacology: other adjuvants

ByEvangelos Tziavrangos, Stephan A Schug

chapter 7|22 pages

Clinical pharmacology: local anesthetics

ByJonathan McGhie, Michael G Serpell

chapter 7|19 pages

Assessment, measurement, and history

ByDavid A Scott, Wendy M McDonald

chapter 7|44 pages

Preventive analgesia and beyond: current status, evidence, and future directions

ByJoel Katz, Hance Clarke

part II|1 pages

Management – Techniques

chapter 10|16 pages

Routes of administration

ByJeremy Cashman

chapter 11|19 pages

Patient-controlled analgesia

ByPamela E Macintyre, Julia Coldrey

chapter 12|19 pages

Continuous peripheral neural blockade for acute pain

ByKim E Russon, William Harrop-Griffiths

chapter 13|16 pages

Epidural and spinal analgesia

BySina Grape, Stephan A Schug

chapter 14|20 pages

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and acupuncture for acute pain

ByMark I Johnson, Stephen G Oxberry, Karen H Simpson

chapter 15|17 pages

Psychological therapies – adults

ByH Clare Daniel

chapter 16|17 pages

Psychological interventions for acute pediatric pain

ByChristina Liossi, Linda S Franck

part III|1 pages

Management – Clinical Situations

chapter 17|16 pages

Postoperative pain management following day surgery

ByGirish P Joshi

chapter 18|17 pages

Acute pain management in the intensive care unit

ByR Scott Simpson

chapter 19|14 pages

Acute pain management in the emergency department

ByAnne-Maree Kelly, Barry D Gunn

chapter 20|15 pages

Acute pain management in field and disaster situations

ByChester C Buckenmaier

chapter 21|10 pages

Acute pain management in the developing world

ByMatthew HJ Size, Iain H Wilson

chapter 22|11 pages

Acute pain management in burns

ByJohn Kinsella, Colin P Rae

chapter 23|20 pages

Acute pain and medical disorders

ByEric J Visser, C Roger Goucke

chapter 24|14 pages

Acute musculoskeletal pain

ByMilton L Cohen

chapter 25|16 pages

Acute low back pain

ByMilton L Cohen

chapter 26|17 pages

Pain in pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium

ByPhilip Hess, Pedram Aleshi

chapter 27|27 pages

Acute pain management in children

ByRichard F Howard

chapter 28|22 pages

Acute pain management in the elderly patient

ByPamela E Macintyre, Richard Upton

chapter 29|13 pages

Acute rehabilitation of sport injury

ByLouise Tulloh, Leo Pinczewski, Ian Power

chapter 31|12 pages

Preventing chronic pain after surgery

ByWilliam A Macrae, Alison E Powell, Julie Bruce