- Peter Brook, Consultant in Pain Management & Anaesthesia, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
- Tony Pickering, Wellcome Advanced Fellow and Honorary Consultant, Departments of Anaesthesia and Physiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
- Jayne Connell, Psychologist in Pain Management, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
The Oxford Handbook of Pain Management is the essential resource for all clinicians involved in the management of pain. Organised into sections dealing with basic principles of treatment, therapeutic interventions, including non-medical management of pain, and specific clinical situations, the Handbook emphasises the multimodal treatment options available for patients with pain conditions and brings them together to provide a truly biopsychosocial approach to management. Covering both chronic and acute pain, it will help the practitioner to choose the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.
Readership: All clinicians involved in the management of pain including consultants, Specialist Trainees and Foundation level doctors in anaesthesia, general surgery, general medicine, emergency medicine and palliative care. Students of medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, psychology, occupational therapy, and osteopathy. Specialist nurses in pain management, physiotherapists and psychologists in pain management.
- Provides a truly biopsychosocial approach to pain management
- Suitable for all those involved in the management of pain, advocating a multi-disciplinary approach
- Includes sections on the basic principles of treatment, therapeutic interventions, and specific clinical situations
- Covers a wide range of treatment modalities, including the non-medical management of pain