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Title Practical management of complex cancer pain / edited by Manohar Sharma, Karen H. Simpson, Michael I. Benett, Sanjeeva Gupta.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Oxford specialist handbooks in oncology
Oxford medical publications
Oxford specialist handbooks in oncology.
Oxford medical publications.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed Apr. 9, 2014).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Section A: Introduction and clinical cases. Definition and pathophysiology of complex cancer pain -- Pharmacological management of cancer pain -- Neurolytic Blocking Agents -- Role of surgery in cancer pain management -- Oncological management of cancer pain -- Pelvic pain -- Chest wall pain from mesothelioma or lung cancer -- Unilateral upper limb plexopathy pain caused by cancer -- Unilateral lower limb plexopathy related cancer pain -- Upper GI pain from invasive pancreatic cancer -- Multiple bone metastases/bone fracture related -- Intrathecal pump case history -- Section B: Details of interventional techniques. Basic procedure safety and patient considerations for cancer pain interventions -- Sympathectomy for cancer pain -- Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty for spinal metastasis pain -- Cervical cordotomy -- Intrathecal and intracerebroventricular drug delivery for cancer pain -- Spinal neurolysis -- Trigeminal intervention -- Neurosurgical techniques for cancer pain -- Peripheral nerve blocks including neurolytic blocks -- Section C: Collaboration between services. Role of collaboration between pain medicine and palliative care -- Control of complex pain at the end of life in hospice or community setting.
Summary Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain gives advice on advanced pain management techniques for cancer pains. Emphasis is placed on the suitability and selection of patients for different invasive and complex procedures based on the patient's history. Case histories provide compressive insight into the complexities of holistic management, with pain being only one of the factors that distress patients and families. The book also covers cancer pain management for patients in a community setting including, the collaboration between pain and palliative medicine.
Language English.
Subject Cancer pain -- Treatment.
Pain -- Treatment.
Pain medicine.
Neoplasms -- complications.
Pain Management -- methods.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Cancer pain -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00845602
Pain medicine. (OCoLC)fst01050428
Pain -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst01050415
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Sharma, Manohar.
Simpson, Karen H.
Bennett, Michael I.
Gupta, Sanjeeva.
Other Form: Print version: Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain 9780199661626 (OCoLC)861678638
ISBN 9780191637650 (electronic bk.)
0191637653 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000055967570
AU@ 000062593651
AU@ 000062595013

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