Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes, 5th Edition

Author :
By Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD
Making the correct diagnosis is the first step in the effective management of patients in pain, and simplifying the diagnosis is the primary focus of Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes, 5th Edition. Dr. Steven D. Waldman provides clinicians with a clear, ...view more
Making the correct diagnosis is the first step in the effective management of patients in pain, and simplifying the diagnosis is the primary focus of Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes, 5th Edition. Dr. Steven D. Waldman provides clinicians with a clear, concise, and up-to-date understanding of the most common pain syndromes encountered in day-to-day practice, along with practical insights on how to diagnose and treat them. Featuring more than 1,000 high-quality illustrations, this unique atlas provides the information needed to make the correct diagnosis—the signs and symptoms associated with each syndrome, the testing needed to confirm the working diagnosis, and the differential diagnosis—in addition to the available treatment options.
ISBN :
9780443111051
Publication Date :
25-10-2023
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Making the correct diagnosis is the first step in the effective management of patients in pain, and simplifying the diagnosis is the primary focus of Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes, 5th Edition. Dr. Steven D. Waldman provides clinicians with a clear, concise, and up-to-date understanding of the most common pain syndromes encountered in day-to-day practice, along with practical insights on how to diagnose and treat them. Featuring more than 1,000 high-quality illustrations, this unique atlas provides the information needed to make the correct diagnosis—the signs and symptoms associated with each syndrome, the testing needed to confirm the working diagnosis, and the differential diagnosis—in addition to the available treatment options.

Key Features
  • Covers more than 130 common pain conditions, including headache, facial pain, brachial plexus pain, fibromyalgia, arthritis, neuropathy, bursitis, gastrointestinal pain, sports injuries, musculoskeletal pain, and much more.
  • Contains 13 new chapters covering Angina, Pulmonary Embolus, Pneumothorax, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Spigelian Hernia, Ectopic Pregnancy, Lyme Disease, Sciatic Nerve Entrapment at the Knee, Tibial Nerve Entrapment at the Knee, Saphenous Neuralgia, and Metatarsalgia.
  • Uses a consistent, easy-to-follow visual format, and features more than 1,000 high-quality, clearly labeled illustrations, tables, and radiologic and ultrasound images—many new to this edition—that provide rich visual guidance and simplify making the correct diagnosis.
  • Includes a "Side Effects and Complications" section and a “Clinical Pearls” section in every chapter that help you avoid potential pitfalls associated with each common pain syndrome.
An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

Author Information
By Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine