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Best Practice & Research Compendium
Harald Breivik, MD, DMSc, FRCA and Michael Shipley, MA, MD, FRCP
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This prestigious text offers the most up-to-date advice on the assessment and treatment of pain. Derived from the highly acclaimed journals Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology and Best Practice & Research Clinical Anaesthesiology, this fully updated volume discusses the basic principles of pain, its diagnosis, the recognition of ‘red' flags indicating a greater risk of serious causes and ‘yellow' flags indicating a greater risk of developing more chronic pain, and the evidence-based management of a variety of conditions. Illustrated throughout, the book draws upon the expertise of some of the World's leading experts in the field, providing a publication that gives a truly international perspective to the management of pain.
New chapters on limb pain and Science and psychology of pain
Cochrane Reviews, when relevant
boxed and bulleted Research Agenda and Practice Points
Reference to national and international guidelines
Edited by Harald Breivik, MD, DMSc, FRCA, Professor Dept Anaesthesiology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; and Michael Shipley, MA, MD, FRCP, Consultant Rheumatologist, Centre for Rheumatology,University College Hospital, London, UK
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