Pain Review E Book Book

Pain Review E Book


  • Author : Steven D. Waldman
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2016-09-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 765
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323481656

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Pain Review E Book Excerpt :

Easy to read and easy to use, Pain Review, 2nd Edition provides you with the most up-to-date, comprehensive review of pain medicine available. Written by Steven Waldman, MD, a leading author in the specialty of pain medicine, this book gives you exactly what you need – an easily understandable, targeted review of the essential basic science; beautifully illustrated, full-color anatomic figures; and a comprehensive review of common and uncommon pain syndromes, as well as how-to-do-it explanations of all of the pain management injection and nerve block techniques that every practitioner needs to know. Pain Review, 2nd Edition is an excellent tool for reviewing the specialty and for preparing for your pain medicine board review, recertification, or for the practice of pain medicine. Provides the reader with clearly written review of the signs, symptoms and physical findings of 95 defined pain syndromes classified by body region. Presents an easy-to-follow, generously illustrated, step-by step roadmap of how to perform 113 individual nerve blocks and injection techniques, as well as a review of associated pitfalls and complications. Follows an easy-to-read templated format throughout for quick mastery and retrieval of information, closely matching the format and content of the American Board of Anesthesiology pain medicine board certification exam. Maintains a consistent approach and editorial style as a single-authored text by noted authority Steven D. Waldman, MD. NEW! Conceptual illustrations are now in full color to help you better visualize injection techniques. Hundreds of NEW full color tables and figures simplify learning. NEW, updated design offers visual appeal and ease of use. Updated references throughout direct you to the most up-to-date source material.

Empire of Pain Book
Score: 4.5
From 18 Ratings

Empire of Pain


  • Author : Patrick Radden Keefe
  • Publisher : Bond Street Books
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385697552

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Empire of Pain Excerpt :

A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin, by the prize-winning, bestselling author of Say Nothing The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions—Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and the sciences. The source of the family fortune was vague, however, until it emerged that the Sacklers were responsible for making and marketing a blockbuster painkiller that was the catalyst for the opioid crisis. Empire of Pain begins with the story of three doctor brothers, Raymond, Mortimer and the incalculably energetic Arthur, who weathered the poverty of the Great Depression and appalling anti-Semitism. Working at a barbaric mental institution, Arthur saw a better way and conducted groundbreaking research into drug treatments. He also had a genius for marketing, especially for pharmaceuticals, and bought a small ad firm. Arthur devised the marketing for Valium, and built the first great Sackler fortune. He purchased a drug manufacturer, Purdue Frederick, which would be run by Raymond and Mortimer. The brothers began collecting art, and wives, and grand residences in exotic locales. Their children and grandchildren grew up in luxury. Forty years later, Raymond’s son Richard ran the family-owned Purdue. The template Arthur Sackler created to sell Valium—co-opting doctors, influencing the FDA, downplaying the drug’s addictiveness—was employed to launch a far more potent product: OxyContin. The drug went on to generate some thirty-five billion dollars in revenue, and to launch a public health crisis in which hundreds of thousands would die. This is the saga of three generations of a single family and the mark they would leave on the world, a tale that moves from the bustling streets of early twen

In Pain Book

In Pain


  • Author : Travis Rieder
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062854667

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NPR Best Book of 2019 A bioethicist’s eloquent and riveting memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal—a harrowing personal reckoning and clarion call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack of crucial resources and structures to handle this insidious nationwide epidemic. Travis Rieder’s terrifying journey down the rabbit hole of opioid dependence began with a motorcycle accident in 2015. Enduring half a dozen surgeries, the drugs he received were both miraculous and essential to his recovery. But his most profound suffering came several months later when he went into acute opioid withdrawal while following his physician’s orders. Over the course of four excruciating weeks, Rieder learned what it means to be “dope sick”—the physical and mental agony caused by opioid dependence. Clueless how to manage his opioid taper, Travis’s doctors suggested he go back on the drugs and try again later. Yet returning to pills out of fear of withdrawal is one route to full-blown addiction. Instead, Rieder continued the painful process of weaning himself. Rieder’s experience exposes a dark secret of American pain management: a healthcare system so conflicted about opioids, and so inept at managing them, that the crisis currently facing us is both unsurprising and inevitable. As he recounts his story, Rieder provides a fascinating look at the history of these drugs first invented in the 1800s, changing attitudes about pain management over the following decades, and the implementation of the pain scale at the beginning of the twenty-first century. He explores both the science of addiction and the systemic and cultural barriers we must overcome if we are to address the problem effectively in the contemporary American healthcare system. In Pain is not only a gripping personal account of dependence, but a groundbreaking exploration of the intractable causes of America’s opioid problem and their implications for resolving the crisis.

Pain Book

Pain


  • Author : Alaa Abd-Elsayed
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1334
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319991245

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Pain Excerpt :

This concise but comprehensive guide covers common procedures in pain management necessary for daily practice, and includes topics on international pain medicine curricula, for example, the American Board of Anesthesiology, World Institute of Pain/Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice, and American Board of Pain Medicine. Treatments for pain are discussed, including nerve blocks (head, neck, back, pelvis and lower extremity). Chapters have a consistent format including high yield points for exams, and questions in the form of case studies. Pain: A Review Guide is aimed at trainees in pain medicine all over the world. This book will also be beneficial to all practitioners who practice pain.

Pain Review Book

Pain Review


  • Author : Steven D. Waldman
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2009-02-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 780
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437711264

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Pain Review Excerpt :

Dr. Steven Waldman, a noted authority in the multidisciplinary field of pain management, has assembled an excellent study guide for certifying or recertifying in pain management. A keyword-oriented review of the specialty, it offers the consistent approach and editorial style that make Dr. Waldman’s books and atlases some of the most widely read in the field. An easy-access, templated approach helps you to access desired information quickly, and clear illustrations make difficult concepts easier to understand. Covering an exhaustive list of known and defined pain syndromes classified by body region, this is the one must-have book for anyone preparing for examinations. Provides a keyword-oriented review of pain medicine that closely follows the board style of examination and study. Maintains a consistent approach and editorial style as a single-authored text by noted authority Steven D. Waldman, MD. Utilizes a templated format so you access the information you need quickly and easily. Makes difficult concepts easier to understand using clear conceptual illustrations. Creates a virtual one-stop shop with an exhaustive list of known and defined pain syndromes classified by body region.

Pain Studies Book
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Pain Studies


  • Author : Lisa Olstein
  • Publisher : Bellevue Literary Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781942658696

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Pain Studies Excerpt :

“A fascinating, totally seductive read!” —Eula Biss, author of Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays and On Immunity: An Inoculation “A book built of brain and nerve and blood and heart. . . . Irreverent and astute. . . . Pain Studies will change how you think about living with a body.” —Elizabeth McCracken, author of Thunderstruck and Bowlaway “A thrilling investigation into pain, language, and Olstein’s own exile from what Woolf called ‘the army of the upright.’ On a search path through art, science, poetry, and prime-time television, Olstein aims her knife-bright compassion at the very thing we’re all running from. Pain Studies is a masterpiece.” —Leni Zumas, author of The Listeners and Red Clocks In this extended lyric essay, a poet mines her lifelong experience with migraine to deliver a marvelously idiosyncratic cultural history of pain—how we experience, express, treat, and mistreat it. Her sources range from the trial of Joan of Arc to the essays of Virginia Woolf and Elaine Scarry to Hugh Laurie’s portrayal of Gregory House on House M.D. As she engages with science, philosophy, visual art, rock lyrics, and field notes from her own medical adventures (both mainstream and alternative), she finds a way to express the often-indescribable experience of living with pain. Eschewing simple epiphanies, Olstein instead gives us a new language to contemplate and empathize with a fundamental aspect of the human condition. Lisa Olstein teaches at the University of Texas at Austin and is the author of four poetry collections published by Copper Canyon Press. Pain Studies is her first book of creative nonfiction.

Pain Medicine Board Review Book

Pain Medicine Board Review


  • Author : Marc A. Huntoon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190217525

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Pain Medicine Board Review Excerpt :

Pain Medicine Board Review is a comprehensive guide for preparing for the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) certification or recertification in Pain Medicine, and for residents preparing for in-training examinations in Pain Medicine. The text is organized into 28 chapters covering topics such as Anatomy, Physiology of Pain, Pharmacology, Diagnosis of Pain, and various pain syndromes. Each section includes questions, answers, and detailed explanations with highlighted key points, and concise further reading lists. Questions follow the ABMS style, and the explications of answers carefully address all points in the ABMS content outline for Pain Medicine. A section on imaging includes high quality magnetic resonance images, ultrasound images, fluoroscopic images and other images that will enable the examination candidate to answer questions that determine knowledge of pathological states as compared to normal and complications of treatments.

The Pain Chronicles Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

The Pain Chronicles


  • Author : Melanie Thernstrom
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2010-08-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429979450

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Each of us will know physical pain in our lives, but none of us knows when it will come or how long it will stay. Today as much as 10 percent of the population of the United States suffers from chronic pain. It is more widespread, misdiagnosed, and undertreated than any major disease. While recent research has shown that pain produces pathological changes to the brain and spinal cord, many doctors and patients still labor under misguided cultural notions and outdated scientific dogmas that prevent proper treatment, to devastating effect. In The Pain Chronicles, a singular and deeply humane work, Melanie Thernstrom traces conceptions of pain throughout the ages—from ancient Babylonian pain-banishing spells to modern brain imaging—to reveal the elusive, mysterious nature of pain itself. Interweaving first-person reflections on her own battle with chronic pain, incisive reportage from leading-edge pain clinics and medical research, and insights from a wide range of disciplines—science, history, religion, philosophy, anthropology, literature, and art—Thernstrom shows that when dealing with pain we are neither as advanced as we imagine nor as helpless as we may fear. Both a personal meditation and an intellectual exploration, The Pain Chronicles illuminates and makes sense of the all-too-human experience of pain—and confronts with extraordinary grace and empathy its peculiar traits, its harrowing effects, and its various antidotes.

Hurts So Good Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Hurts So Good


  • Author : Leigh Cowart
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2021-09-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781541798021

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Hurts So Good Excerpt :

An exploration of why people all over the world love to engage in pain on purpose--from dominatrices, religious ascetics, and ultramarathoners to ballerinas, icy ocean bathers, and sideshow performers Masochism is sexy, human, reviled, worshipped, and can be delightfully bizarre. Deliberate and consensual pain has been with us for millennia, encompassing everyone from Black Plague flagellants to ballerinas dancing on broken bones to competitive eaters choking down hot peppers while they cry. Masochism is a part of us. It lives inside workaholics, tattoo enthusiasts, and all manner of garden variety pain-seekers. At its core, masochism is about feeling bad, then better—a phenomenon that is long overdue for a heartfelt and hilarious investigation. And Leigh Cowart would know: they are not just a researcher and science writer—they’re an inveterate, high-sensation seeking masochist. And they have a few questions: Why do people engage in masochism? What are the benefits and the costs? And what does masochism have to say about the human experience? By participating in many of these activities themselves, and through conversations with psychologists, fellow scientists, and people who seek pain for pleasure, Cowart unveils how our minds and bodies find meaning and relief in pain—a quirk in our programming that drives discipline and innovation even as it threatens to swallow us whole.

Pain Medicine Board Review E Book Book

Pain Medicine Board Review E Book


  • Author : Anna Woodbury
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2021-08-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323775878

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Pain Medicine Board Review E Book Excerpt :

Offering nearly 900 board-style questions, answers, and explanations written by Dr. Anna Woodbury and colleagues at Emory Medical School, Pain Medicine Board Review, 2nd Edition, fully prepares you for success on the American Board of Anesthesiology’s Pain Medicine certification and recertification exam. This well-written and expertly reviewed resource covers all of the major topics on the exam, tests your current knowledge, and helps you identify areas requiring further study. Contains approximately 900 board-style questions with answers and concise explanations, all thoroughly reviewed to ensure complete, accurate information throughout. Directs you to the appropriate chapter in Honorio Benzon’s highly regarded Practical Management of Pain, 5th Edition, for further reading and detailed explanations. Includes new questions and answers in specific areas of recent growth: pharmacologic, psychological and physical medicine treatments, nerve block, and interventional techniques. Ideal for any physician desiring Pain Medicine certification, including pain medicine specialists, anesthesiologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, neurologists, orthopaedists, and more.

The Story of Pain Book

The Story of Pain


  • Author : Joanna Bourke
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2014-06-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191003554

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The Story of Pain Excerpt :

Everyone knows what is feels like to be in pain. Scraped knees, toothaches, migraines, giving birth, cancer, heart attacks, and heartaches: pain permeates our entire lives. We also witness other people - loved ones - suffering, and we 'feel with' them. It is easy to assume this is the end of the story: 'pain-is-pain-is-pain', and that is all there is to say. But it is not. In fact, the way in which people respond to what they describe as 'painful' has changed considerably over time. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, for example, people believed that pain served a specific (and positive) function - it was a message from God or Nature; it would perfect the spirit. 'Suffer in this life and you wouldn't suffer in the next one'. Submission to pain was required. Nothing could be more removed from twentieth and twenty-first century understandings, where pain is regarded as an unremitting evil to be 'fought'. Focusing on the English-speaking world, this book tells the story of pain since the eighteenth century, addressing fundamental questions about the experience and nature of suffering over the last three centuries. How have those in pain interpreted their suffering - and how have these interpretations changed over time? How have people learnt to conduct themselves when suffering? How do friends and family react? And what about medical professionals: should they immerse themselves in the suffering person or is the best response a kind of professional detachment? As Joanna Bourke shows in this fascinating investigation, people have come up with many different answers to these questions over time. And a history of pain can tell us a great deal about how we might respond to our own suffering in the present - and, just as importantly, to the suffering of those around us.

The Neurobiology of Pain Book

The Neurobiology of Pain


  • Author : Stephen P. Hunt
  • Publisher : Molecular and Cellular Neurobi
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN 10 : 0198515618

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The Neurobiology of Pain Excerpt :

Within the last decade we have seen major new advances in the neurobiology of pain. The topic has emerged as a separate field of study in its own right. This volume presents a state-of-the-art account of the neurobiological basis of pain, by leading scientists in this field.

Healing Back Pain Book
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

Healing Back Pain


  • Author : John E. Sarno
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2001-03-15
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780759520844

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Healing Back Pain Excerpt :

Dr. John E. Sarno's groundbreaking research on TMS (Tension Myoneural Syndrome) reveals how stress and other psychological factors can cause back pain-and how you can be pain free without drugs, exercise, or surgery. Dr. Sarno's program has helped thousands of patients find relief from chronic back conditions. In this New York Times bestseller, Dr. Sarno teaches you how to identify stress and other psychological factors that cause back pain and demonstrates how to heal yourself--without drugs, surgery or exercise. Find out: Why self-motivated and successful people are prone to Tension Myoneural Syndrome (TMS) How anxiety and repressed anger trigger muscle spasms How people condition themselves to accept back pain as inevitable With case histories and the results of in-depth mind-body research, Dr. Sarno reveals how you can recognize the emotional roots of your TMS and sever the connections between mental and physical pain...and start recovering from back pain today.

All s Well Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

All s Well


  • Author : Mona Awad
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-08-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735241213

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All s Well Excerpt :

“Dear Readers: This is one wild book! . . . No holds barred.” —Margaret Atwood via Twitter “Mind-blowing. Equal parts brilliant and hilarious.” —Heather O’Neill, bestselling author of The Lonely Hearts Hotel and Lullabies for Little Criminals From the critically acclaimed author of Bunny, a darkly funny novel about a theatre professor suffering chronic pain who, in the process of staging a troubled production of Shakespeare’s most maligned play, suddenly and miraculously recovers. Miranda Fitch’s life is a waking nightmare. The accident that ended her burgeoning acting career left her with excruciating, chronic pain, a failed marriage, and a deepening dependence on painkillers. And now she’s on the verge of losing her job as a college theatre director. Determined to put on Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, the play that promised—and cost—her everything, she faces a mutinous cast hell-bent on staging Macbeth instead. Miranda sees her chance at redemption slip through her fingers. That’s when she meets three strange benefactors who have an eerie knowledge of Miranda’s past and a tantalizing promise for her future: one where the show goes on, her rebellious students get what’s coming to them, and the invisible, doubted pain that’s kept her from the spotlight is made known. With prose Margaret Atwood has described via Twitter as “no punches pulled, no hilarities dodged . . . genius,” Mona Awad has concocted her most potent, subversive novel yet. All’s Well is the story of a woman at her breaking point and a formidable, piercingly funny indictment of our collective refusal to witness and believe female pain.

Atlas of Interventional Pain Management E Book Book

Atlas of Interventional Pain Management E Book


  • Author : Steven D. Waldman
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-09-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1194
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323654081

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Atlas of Interventional Pain Management E Book Excerpt :

An essential resource for pain medicine clinicians at all levels of practice and training, Atlas of Interventional Pain Management, 5th Edition, is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide to delivering safe, accurate, and cost-effective relief for patients with acute and chronic pain. Dr. Steven D. Waldman walks you step by step through each procedure, incorporating all clinically appropriate imaging modalities to help you achieve the best possible outcomes for more than 160 nerve block procedures. Focuses on the how rather than the why of interventional pain procedures, offering an abundance of high-quality, full-color illustrations to demonstrate the best technique. Incorporates all clinically useful imaging modalities that increase needle placement precision, including significantly expanded content on office-based ultrasound guided techniques as well as fluoroscopy and computed tomography guided procedures. Keeps you up to date with 19 brand-new chapters, including Selective Maxillary Nerve Block: Suprazygomatic Approach, Brachial Plexus Block: Retroclavicular Approach, Erector Spinae Plane Block, Transversalis Fascia Plane Block, Adductor Canal Block, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Sacral Neuromodulation, and more. Provides Indications, Clinically Relevant Anatomy, Technique, Side Effects and Complications, and Clinical Pearls and updated CPT codes for each procedure. Clearly illustrates the anatomical targets for each procedure and the appropriate needle placement and trajectory used to reach each target. Includes access to procedural videos covering Cervical Translaminar Epidural Block, Cervical Paravertebral Medical Branch Block, Percutaneous Facet Fusion, Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Block, and more.