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Basic principles of acute pain

Edited by Peter Brook, Jayne Connell and Tony Pickering

in Oxford Handbook of Pain Management

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298143
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729829 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199298143.003.0001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Basic principles of acute pain

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Introduction - Acute pain assessment - Measurement of acute pain - Examination of the acute pain patient - Detrimental consequences of acute pain - Acute pain services - Anatomy of the pain network - Physiology of pain transmission - Pharmacology: opioids Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - Paracetamol - Local anaesthetics

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine ; Pain Medicine

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