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Long-Acting Perioperative Opioids

Kenneth D. Candido and Teresa M. Kusper.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 5562 words.

Opioid medications are extensively utilized in the management of acute and chronic pain in the outpatient and inpatient clinical settings, as well as being used worldwide during both...

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Lumbar Disc Disorders

Daniel Kline and Michael DePalma.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 5242 words.

This chapter focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of discogenic low back pain. Discogenic low back pain is a prevalent condition that affects a large percentage of the adult population....

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Lumbar Facet Arthropathy

Leonardo Kapural, Harish Badhey and Suneil Jolly.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 3655 words.

Lumbar facet dysfunction is a common cause of low back pain. This syndrome appears to involve anatomic and pathophysiologic degeneration, and the elderly are more commonly affected. This...

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Lumbar Radiculopathy and Radicular Pain

Brandon J. Goff, Kevin B. Guthmiller, Jamie C. Clapp, William B. Lassiter, Morgan J. Baldridge, Sven M. Hochheimer and Margaux M. Salas.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 5590 words.

Lumbar radicular pain is a significant burden for patients and is one of the most common complaints presented to spine practitioners. In the young, it is most often due to acute disc...

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

David A. Mazin and Mehul J. Desai.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 3865 words.

Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common, painful spine condition. It generally occurs in older patients who have degenerative changes in the lumbar spine. A careful history will aid in the...

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Lumbar Spondylolisthesis

Mehul J. Desai, Puneet Sayal and Michael S. Leong.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 3070 words.

Lumbar spondylolisthesis typically presents as low back and/or lower extremity pain. Spondylolisthesis is most commonly observed in female patients and the elderly. Lumbar spondylolisthesis...

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Management of Neuropathic Postoperative Pain

Ean Saberski and Lloyd Saberski.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 3818 words.

Pain following surgery is routine and unavoidable but expected to resolve with time. In some cases, postoperative pain persists as the result of a neuropathic process such as a neuroma or...

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Migraine Headaches: Surgery and Pain Management

William G. Austen Jr and John Hulsen.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 8041 words.

Despite an incomplete understanding of the pathophysiology of migraine headache pain, there have been recent discoveries in neurobiology and craniofacial anatomy that suggest a peripheral...

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Minimally Invasive Treatments for Spinal Stenosis

Jeremy C. Jones, R. Jason Yong and Srdjan S. Nedeljkovic.

in Surgical Pain Management

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 3489 words.

As our population ages, spinal stenosis is increasing in prevalence. Percutaneous lumbar decompression is an investigational outpatient treatment that may improve pain scores and mobility...

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Neuraxial Analgesia and Anesthesia in Chronic Opioid Users and Patients with Pre-existing Pain

Grace Chen and Ashley Valentine.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 3799 words.

Neuraxial anesthesia and analgesia are effective modalities for surgery and perioperative pain management, respectively. These techniques may have nonanalgesic benefits as well, including...

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Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia

Edited by George A. Mashour and Michael S. Avidan.

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology; Neurology; Anaesthetics; Critical Care; Pain Medicine; Ophthalmology; Peri-operative Care; Chemical Pathology. 144 pages.

Neurologic Outcomes of Surgery and Anesthesia fills a gap in perioperative medicine literature and provides a concise yet thorough overview of adverse outcomes involving the brain, spine,...

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New Vistas in Perioperative Pain Management

Timothy Furnish and Engy Said.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 5295 words.

The chapter “New Vistas in Perioperative Pain Management” provides an overview of analgesics for acute pain that have been recently introduced and that are in development as well as a...

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NMDA Receptor Antagonists, Gabapentinoids, Alpha-2 Agonists, and Dexamethasone

Alexander J. Feng, George C. Chang Chien and Alan D. Kaye.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 7416 words.

Surgical pain is a major obstacle in the recovery of patients. Effective pain management is of upmost importance to optimize a patient’s recovery, decrease medical complications, and...

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Non-operative management of non-specific low back pain (types 1 and 2)

Jeremy Fairbank and Elaine Buchanan.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology; Pain Medicine. 1726 words.

Back pain is common

Most attacks are self limiting

Exercise and fitness programmes seem to be the...

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Nonpharmacologic Management of Postsurgical Pain

Jessica Carter and Srinivas Pyati.

in Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; General Surgery. 4869 words.

As a component of a multimodal analgesic approach, psychological and behavioral interventions are gaining popularity and importance with a goal to reduce the doses of the analgesics...

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Opioids in Spine Pain: Indications, Challenges, and Controversies

Puneet Sayal and Jianren Mao.

in The Spine Handbook

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Spinal Surgery. 4680 words.

Opioid medications are commonly used in the treatment of spine-mediated pain. They are used on a chronic, long-term basis, and their use is on the rise. The available evidence supports...

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Organization of an Implant Service

Daniel Vardeh and Diane Palombi.

in Surgical Pain Management

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 5976 words.

Surgery for implantable devices is only one step in the patient care continuum. This chapter summarizes the administrative framework and steps necessary to maintain a safe and efficient...

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Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Edited by Keith Allman and Iain Wilson.

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Nephrology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Rheumatology; Haematology; Psychiatry; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Neurosurgery; Vascular Surgery; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Urology; Gynaecology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Ophthalmology; Radiology; Obstetrics; Paediatrics; Neonatology; Pain Medicine; Pharmacology. 1344 pages.

The bestselling Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia has been completely updated for this new third edition, featuring new material on regional anaesthesia, and a comprehensive section on...

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Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Edited by Sally Collins, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Kevin Hayes, Simon Jackson and Lawrence Impey.

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Infectious Diseases; Midwifery; Anaesthetics; Neonatology; Radiation Oncology; Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine; Gynaecology; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Pain Medicine; Urology. 848 pages.

Fully revised for a third edition, the best-selling Oxford Handbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is now better than ever. It includes new algorithms for patient management, new images and...

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Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Edited by Christopher Bulstrode, James Wilson-MacDonald, Deborah M. Eastwood, John McMaster, Jeremy Fairbank, Parminder J. Singh, Sandeep Bawa, Panagoitis D. Gikas, Tim Bunker, Grey Giddins, Mark Blyth, David Stanley, Paul H. Cooke, Richard Carrington, Peter Calder, Paul Wordsworth and Tim Briggs.

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Anatomy; Haematology; Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine; Clinical Radiology; Neurology; Histopathology; Surgical Oncology; Rheumatology; Reproduction, Growth and Development; Paediatrics; Infectious Diseases; Surgical Skills; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Communication Skills; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Critical Care; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Sports and Exercise Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Neonatology. 1,800 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics provides comprehensive coverage of the relevant background science, theory, practice, decision-making skills and operative techniques required...

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