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Acute and Chronic Pain

Pankaj Mehta, Katherine Zaleski and Christine Peeters-Asdourian.

in Anesthesiology

April 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 55 words.

Chapter 8 contains 66 questions and answers regarding acute and chronic pain.

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Acute Pain

Edited by Lesley Bromley and Brigitta Brandner.

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 208 pages.

This title covers the fundamentals of pain, the pharmacology of drugs used, and summarises the current evidence base for the management of acute pain.

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Acute pain in cancer

James A. Smart.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 2661 words.

Pain in patients with cancer occurs because of a variety of different causes and has both nociceptive and neuropathic pain components.

It is essential that a...

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Acute pain in children

Richard F. Howard.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 3267 words.

Age and maturity affect the perception and expression of pain in children.

A variety of pain assessment tools are needed to cover different age groups.

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Acute pain in chronic opiate users

Sanjay Bajaj.

Edited by Brigitta Brandner.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 2653 words.

The main goals in treating perioperative pain are effective analgesia and prevention of withdrawal.

An acute pain management plan should be formulated and agreed...

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Acute pain in haematological disorders

Ali Mofeez and Upal Hossain.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 3001 words.

The use of painkillers ranging from simple analgesics to strong opioids is a common feature in the acute pain management of haematological conditions.

However,...

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Acute pain in patients with renal or hepatic impairment

Ramini Moonesinghe and Sue Mallett.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 2936 words.

The metabolism and excretion of many analgesic drugs will be altered in the presence of renal or hepatic impairment.

Some analgesic drugs can cause renal or...

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Acute pain in peripheral vascular disease

Arif H. Ghazi and Obi Agu.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 2468 words.

Pain in vascular disease is often severe.

Atherosclerosis is the commonest cause of ischaemic pain.

Angioplasty, stents, and surgical...

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Acute pain in pregnancy

John F.R. Dick.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 3237 words.

Labour pain can be severe, and relieving this pain can reduce physiological stress on mother and baby.

Epidural and spinal analgesia is by far the most effective...

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Acute pain in the elderly

Adrian Wagg and Shashi Gadgil.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 4816 words.

Physiological changes that occur with age affect the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs used in acute pain management.

Elderly patients are often...

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Acute Pain in the Field

Edited by Chester C. Buckenmaier, Michael Kent, Jason C. Brookman, Patrick J Tighe, Edward R. Mariano and David A. Edwards.

in Acute Pain Medicine

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 3408 words.

This chapter describes common medications used for pain management in austere care environments.

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Acute pain in the neurological patient

Sam Chong and J. Ganesalingham.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 4000 words.

Acute pain is a common presenting symptom in patients with neurological conditions.

Acute onset headache may indicate a life-threatening underlying condition.

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Acute pain management in principle

Jeremy N. Cashman.

in Acute Pain

June 2010; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 3132 words.

Pain measurement is essential in evaluating response to analgesic therapy.

The oral route is the route of choice for analgesics in non-fasting patients.

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Acute Pain Medicine

Edited by Chester C. Buckenmaier, Michael Kent, Jason C. Brookman, Patrick J. Tighe, Edward R. Mariano and David Edwards.

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 624 pages.

Acute Pain Medicine tackles a large array of diagnostic and treatment consideration across a variety of surgical and nonsurgical acute pain conditions. It reviews a variety of...

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Acute Pain Medicine Services

Alicia Lopez Warlick, W. Michael Bullock and Padma Gulur.

in Acute Pain Medicine

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 2879 words.

This chapter discusses how defining the structure and procedures of an acute pain service (APS) is essential to its success. The regional anesthesiologist will lead the efforts, choosing...

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Acute Pain Nursing

Edited by Chester C. Buckenmaier, Michael Kent, Jason C. Brookman, Patrick J Tighe, Edward R. Mariano and David A. Edwards.

in Acute Pain Medicine

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 3145 words.

This chapter defines the importance of nursing in the effective management of acute pain patients.

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Air Transport of the Critically Injured Pain Patient

Edited by Chester C. Buckenmaier, Michael Kent, Jason C. Brookman, Patrick J Tighe, Edward R. Mariano and David A. Edwards.

in Acute Pain Medicine

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 3779 words.

This chapter describes pain management during casualty transport based on experiences of the United States Air Force during war.

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Analgesics

Anthea Hatfield.

in The Complete Recovery Room Book

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Pain Medicine. 9983 words.

Analgesics are drugs used to relieve pain. They are divided into groups: opioids, non-steroidals, and adjuvants. This chapter gives you detailed information on their pharmacology. Once you...

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Ankle Arthrodesis

Jill Berlin and Thomas Halaszynski.

in Acute Pain Medicine

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 9228 words.

This chapter discusses ankle arthrodesis (i.e., ankle fusion) surgery, the goal of which is to relieve pain and maintain or improve patient function. Candidates for ankle arthrodesis are...

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Ankle Block

Edited by Chester C. Buckenmaier, Michael Kent, Jason C. Brookman, Patrick J Tighe, Edward R. Mariano and David A. Edwards.

in Acute Pain Medicine

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 426 words.

This chapter describes the ankle block.

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