- DK Baheti MD, Professor and Head, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai, Pain Physician to Lilavati, Raheja, Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Sanjay Bakshi MD, Interventional Pain Management, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, USA, Beth Israel Hospital, New York, USA, Spine and Pain Medicine, 899 Park Avenue, NY 10021, USA
- Sanjeeva Gupta MD Dip NB FRCA FIPP, Consultant in Pain Management and Anesthesia, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Critical Care, Field House, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, BD9 6RJ, UK
- RP Gehdoo MD DA, Professor of Anesthesia, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
This book “Symptom Oriented Pain Management” sincerely attempted to help pain physicians to treat patients in simplistic manner and tips to reach a correct diagnosis and aspire to achieve “Total Pain Relief” for their patients. In this comprehensive and practical book discussed various types of pain and how to tackle them. Chronic pain as a symptom (now also a disease) has a variety of facets which at times makes it difficult to manage. Pain physicians often face dilemma of how to reach correct diagnosis of a particular symptom such as backache, headache, neck pain, neuropathic pain, ischemic pain and cancer pain. It is mandatory for pain physician to learn techniques to accurately diagnose the etiology and mechanisms of pain which facilitates appropriate management with pharmacotherapy and where necessary the correct interventional procedure. This comprehensive book to help pain physicians reach a diagnosis to facilitate management with maximum pain relief and also useful for radiology, physicians, surgeons and postgraduate students.