I highly recommend this handbook to my pain psychology colleagues.
Cancer Pain Assessment and Management
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Melzack R, Wall PD. Pain mechanisms: a new theory. Recent PPM Issues. Volume 19, Issue 5. View issue. June The Professional Nurse. Awarded second place in the AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Palliative Care and Hospice category This book provides many options for pain management in cancer patients, including pharmacological and nonpharmacological options, Score: 92, 4 Stars.
Compact Clinical Guide to Cancer Pain Management
Overall, [this book] is a comprehensive and wide-ranging text that, as proclaimed on the cover, is evidence-based and fully referenced. Practitioners and students alike will find it useful, and it deserves a place on the library shelf where people from a wide range of backgrounds can gain access. This concise yet extremely comprehensive guide to managing cancer pain will enable nurses on the front lines of pain assessment and management to incorporate effective strategies into their daily practice.
It offers quick access to current evidence-based guidelines for busy nurses and nurse practitioners working in all oncology care settings. To facilitate quick information retrieval, the text is designed in a consistently organized, bulleted format with highlighted key information and tools for assessment and standardized treatment.
This book focuses on all aspects of cancer pain, including assessment and screening tools, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options, current national guidelines for pain management, regional anesthesia techniques, patient-controlled anesthesia, and epidural pain management. It also includes updated information on the effect of opioid polymorphisms, cancer pain emergencies, myofascial pain, and chronic pain in cancer survivors. The book covers palliative care and end-of-life pain management, especially for patients who have symptoms that are not managed.
Information on chronic pain conditions such as neuropathic pain in cancer and the use of adjuvant medications for pain control are included, along with special treatment options for addiction and substance abuse in the cancer population. The text additionally provides information on managing pain with difficult-to-treat populations. Provides current, evidence-based information on all aspects of cancer pain management Includes important new guidelines on using a combination of pain management scales for optimal pain assessment and management Describes interventional techniques for managing severe pain situations Organized for speedy information retrieval.
Want to learn more about pain management for cancer patients? Read an article about palliative care in outpatient cancer centers written by Compact Clinical Guide to Cancer Pain Management co-author Pamela Davies:. Chapter 2 Important assessment concepts and tools for HCPs and nurses to use when assessing pain in patients with cancer. Section II Helping nurses and HCPs to develop a plan of care for medication managemnt and non-pharmacological interventions.
Section III Helping nurses and HCPs to understand how to incorporate interventional options for managing chronic pain in the patient plan of care. Chapter 11 Effect of opioid polymorphisms new research indicates need for rotating use of controlled drugs to avoid resistance development. Edited By: Felissa R.
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