Pain Medicine: Prepare for the FRCA E-Book

Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD
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This eBook is one of 10 carefully selected collections of key articles from the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine journal - a continually updated, evidence-based learning resource, based on the RCOA Curriculum. It is ideal for trainees approaching a new sub-specialty and/or when preparing for the FRCA (or similar) exams.  It will also prove an invaluable, authoritative refresher for life-long learning and CPD. Related MCQs are included to test your understanding.

ISBN 9780702069499-vst
Author Information Edited by Nicholas Pace, FRCA FRCP PhD , Honorary Clinical Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Glasgow; Consultant Anaesthetist, Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, Glasgow UK.
Table of Content Section 1: Basic Principles and Science
Anatomy, physiology and pharmacology of pain
Role of the sympathetic nervous system in pain
The neurobiology of chronic pain states
Assessment of acute and chronic pain
Pain priorities in pre-hospital care
Section 2: Acute Pain
Acute pain management - new challenges
Techniques of opioid administration
Peripheral regional techniques for acute pain treatment
Section 3: Management of Chronic Pain
Organization of pain management services
Soft tissue pain and physical therapy
TENS & acupuncture therapy for soft tissue pain
Psychology and chronic pain
Management of pain in the terminally ill
Chronic pain in children
Section 4: Pharmacological Management of Chronic Pain
The place of pharmacological treatment in chronic pain
Opioids in the management of persistent non-cancer pain (PNCP)
Section 5: Interventional Management for Chronic Pain
Implantable technology for pain management
Radiofrequency techniques in pain management
Neurosurgical techniques in the management of chronic pain
Test Yourself: MCQs
発行日 20-11-2015
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