The second edition of Chronic Pain now covers a vast scientific and clinical arena, with the scientific background and therapeutic options much expanded. In common with the other titles comprising Clinical Pain Management, the volume gathers together the available evidence-based information in a reader-friendly format without unnecessary detail, an

part I|189 pages

General Considerations

chapter 1|21 pages

Applied physiology: neuropathic pain

ByVictoria CJ Wallace, Andrew SC Rice

chapter 2|13 pages

Applied physiology: persistent musculoskeletal pain

ByHans-Georg Schaible

chapter 3|11 pages

Applied physiology: persistent visceral pain

ByTimothy J Ness

chapter 5|10 pages

Epidemiology of chronic pain: classical to molecular approaches to understanding the epidemiology of pain

ByCielito Reyes-Gibby, Isabel Torres-Vigil, Roy Croock

chapter 6|11 pages

The economics of chronic pain

ByCeri J Phillip

chapter 7|13 pages

The challenges of pain and suffering

ByDavid B Morris, Peter R Wilson

chapter 8|16 pages

Pain in society: ethical and legal perspectives

ByBen A Rich

chapter 9|7 pages

Chronic pain, impairment, and disability

ByRobert J Gatchel, Nancy D Kishino

chapter 10|10 pages

The psychological assessment of pain in patients with chronic pain

ByAllen H Lebovits

chapter 11|13 pages

Assessment of the patient with neuropathic pain

ByHanne Gottrup, Troels S Jensen

chapter 12|24 pages

Diagnostic procedures in chronic pain

ByNikolai Bogduk

chapter 13|9 pages

Psychological effects of chronic pain: an overview

ByLance M McCracken

chapter 14|12 pages

Outcome measurement in chronic pain

ByTim Johnson

part II|129 pages

Management – Therapies

chapter 15|14 pages

The use of NSAIDs and paracetamol (acetaminophen) in chronic pain

ByJohn Hughes, K Riaz Khan

chapter 16|23 pages

Opioids and chronic noncancer pain

ByC Roger Goucke, Eric J Visser

chapter 17|11 pages

Topical analgesics for neuropathic pain

ByCharles E Argoff, K Riaz Khan

chapter 18|13 pages

Chronic pain and depression

ByW Michael Hooten

chapter 19|14 pages

Antiepileptic and antiarrhythmic agents

ByTuro J Nurmikko

chapter 20|16 pages

Neurostimulation techniques

ByMarc A Huntoon

chapter 21|8 pages

Spinal administration

ByKate Grady, Jon Raphael

chapter 22|11 pages

Cognitive-behavior therapy for chronic pain in adults

ByStephen Morley, Christopher Eccleston

chapter 23|17 pages

Evaluation of complementary and alternative therapies

ByMiles J Belgrade, Cassandra D Schamber

part III|339 pages

Management – Clinical Situations

chapter 24|14 pages

Pain in neurological disease

ByPaul R Nandi

chapter 25|19 pages

Peripheral neuropathies

ByRavikiran Shenoy, Katherine Roberts, Praveen Anand

chapter 26|10 pages


BySarah Cox, Andrew SC Rice

chapter 27|12 pages

Complex regional pain syndromes

ByPeter R Wilson

chapter 28|14 pages

Central neuropathic pain: syndromes, pathophysiology, and treatments

ByJames C Watson

chapter 29|17 pages

Spinal cord injury

ByPhilip J Siddall, Paul J Wrigley

chapter 30|9 pages

Chronic pain after surgery

ByWilliam Macrae, Julie Bruce

chapter 31|15 pages

Postamputation pain

ByLone Nikolajsen, Signe Koch

chapter 32|11 pages

Herpes zoster pain including shingles and postherpetic neuralgia

ByRobert W Johnson

chapter 33|10 pages

Management of painful spasticity

ByBarry Rawicki

chapter 34|17 pages


ByPeer Tfelt-Hansen, Rigmor Jensen

chapter 35|17 pages

Facial pain

ByPeter Svensson, Lene Baad-Hansen

chapter 36|17 pages

Neck pain and whiplash

ByNikolai Bogduk

chapter 37|17 pages

Chronic back pain

ByRandy A Shelerud

chapter 38|19 pages

Chronic joint pain

ByTanya Baqai, Ali Jawad, Bruce Kidd

chapter 39|12 pages

Therapies for chronic chest pain

ByIvan N Ramos-Galvez, Glyn R Towlerton

chapter 40|23 pages

Chronic abdominal, groin, and perineal pain of visceral origin

ByTimothy J Ness

chapter 41|29 pages

Chronic pelvic pain

ByAndrea J Rapkin, Monica Lee

chapter 42|15 pages

Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain: mechanisms to management

BySerena F Carville, Ernest H Choy

chapter 43|9 pages

Psychiatric diagnosis and chronic pain

ByStephen P Tyrer

chapter 44|18 pages

Chronic pain in children

ByNavil F Sethna, Alyssa Lebel, Lisa Scharff

chapter 45|11 pages

Principles of chronic pain therapy in elderly patients

ByJohn Hughes, Chris Dodds

chapter 46|9 pages

Pain management and substance misuse

ByCathy Stannard