Pain Management, 2nd Edition
New to this edition
- Two new co-authors: Kay Greasley and Bengt Sjolund.
- Major restructuring of chapters and rewriting of content with new authors for many of them.
- Greatly increased discussion of biopsychosocial management in individual clinical practice.
- Addresses the needs of the individual practitioners as well as those working in specialised pain management units.
- Includes more on primary care and secondary pain prevention.
- Expanded discussion of the clinical-occupational interfaces.
- Particular emphasis on the identification and targeting of modifiable risk factors for chronic pain and prolonged disability.
- The following topics stregthened throughout: communication, the nature of groups, medication and iatrogenics.
- Potential of an evidence-based biopsychosocial approach to pain management highlighted.
- Provides extensive background material and covers broad issues which other books lack
- Focuses on not only what is done with the management of pain but whether and why it is done
- Includes the nuts and bolts of setting up and running a pain management programme
- Addresses the application of pain management programmes in a wide range of fields
- Has a multidisciplinary approach and therefore appeals to a multidisciplinary market