Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management, 2nd Edition

Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management

2nd Edition

By James S. Gaynor, DVM, MS, DACVA, DAAPM, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society; Director, Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management Center, Colorado Springs, CO; and William W. Muir, III, DVM, PhD, MSc, DACVECC, DACVA, Regional Director, American Academy of Pain Management, Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Consulting Services, Columbus, OH


Part One ? Principles of Pain Management

1. The Ethics of Pain Management

2. Physiology and Pathophysiology of Pain

3. Pain and Stress

4. Definitions of Terms Describing Pain

Part Two ? Recognition and Evaluation of Pain

5. Pain Behaviors

6. Objective, Categoric Methods for Assessing Pain and Analgesia

Part Three ? Therapy for the Alleviation of Pain

7. Pharmacologic Principles and Pain: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

8. Drugs Used to Treat Pain

9. Opioids

10. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs

11. B2-Agonists

12. Local Anesthetics

13. Glucocorticoids

14. Other Drugs Used to Treat Pain

15. Local and Regional Anesthetic Techniques for Alleviation of Perioperative Pain

16. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for Pain Management in Veterinary Patients

Part Four ? Acute and Chronic Pain Management

17. Selecting Analgesic Drugs and Routes of Drug Administration

18. Acute Pain Management: A Case-Based Approach

19. Chronic Pain Management: A Case-Based Approach

20. Drug Antagonism and Antagonists

21. Cancer Pain Management

22. Pain Management in the Cat NEW!

23. Pain Management in Horses and Cattle

24. Pain Management for the Pet Bird NEW!

25. Clinical Approaches to Analgesia in Reptiles NEW!

26. Clinical Approach to Analgesia in Ferrets and Rabbits NEW!

27. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation in Dogs NEW!

28. Rehabilitation Methods and Modalities for the Cat NEW!

29. Quality of Life Issues NEW!

30. Hospice and Palliative Care NEW!