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Author McCaffery, Margo, 1938-

Title Pain : clinical manual / Margo McCaffery, Chris Pasero.

Imprint St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.0472 M123p 1999    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xix, 795 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pain management : problems and progress -- Basic mechanisms underlying the causes and effects of pain -- Assessment : underlying complexities, misconceptions, and practical tools -- Overview of three groups of analgesics -- Nonopioids : acetaminophen and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) -- Opioid analgesics -- Adjuvant analgesics -- Procedural pain management -- Practical nondrug approaches to pain -- Substance abuse -- Chronic nonmalignant pain -- Selected pain problems -- Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and breast feeding : use of analgesics -- Pain in infants -- Pain in the elderly -- Building institutional commitment to improving pain management.
Subject Pain -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Pasero, Chris.
ISBN 081515609X (pbk.)

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