The first clinically focused text dedicated to the newly emerging area of pain medicine known as opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH), Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia provides pain specialists, anesthesiologists, and neurologists with the most current, cutting-edge research and therapeutic options for treating OIH patients. It supplies best practice guide

Overview on Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia. Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Morphine Analgesic Tolerance and Hyperalgesia. Overview on Clinical Features of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia. Clinical Assessment Tools: Quantitative Sensory Testing. Opioid Tolerance, Dependence, and Hyperalgesia. Challenging Clinical Issues on the Interaction Between Addiction and Hyperalgesia. Practical Management of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia in the Primary Care Setting. Managing Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia in the Perioperative Period. Role of Ketamine in Managing Opioid-InducedHyperalgesia. Role of Opioid Rotation and Tapering in Managing Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia. Clinical Implications of Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia.