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Author Purvez, Akhtar, author.

Title Managing chronic pain in an age of addiction / Akhtar Purvez ; foreword by John Rowlingson.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman and Littlefield, [2018]


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 199 pages)
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Summary Chronic pain is challenging to treat in the face of an ongoing opioid crisis. Akhtar Purvez's authoritative account of pain management explores the complex and competing factors involved. He discusses approaches including advanced interventional procedures, non-opioid medications, physical therapy, and behavioral and psychologic support.
Contents Medications that relieve pain : and kill -- The opioid epidemic that is killing us -- On addiction management -- The mystery of pain -- The complex nature of chronic pain -- The culture of pain -- The stigma of pain -- Sad but true : chronic pain and depression -- Obesity and chronic pain -- Finding the right specialist -- Searching for the cause of pain -- Fibromyalgia becomes real -- Other pain conditions -- Getting moving : exercise and physical therapy -- Interventional pain management -- Alternative management options -- Marijuana : the mystery drug -- Pain in the court room -- Co-existing with pain -- Toward a pain-free future.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 28, 2019).
Subject Chronic pain -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Pain -- Treatment.
Chronic pain -- Treatment -- Methods.
Chronic pain -- Complications -- Methods.
Pain Management -- methods.
Chronic Pain -- drug therapy.
Chronic Pain -- complications.
Analgesics, Opioid -- adverse effects.
Opioid-Related Disorders -- prevention & control.
Behavior, Addictive -- prevention & control.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Chronic pain -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00860125
Pain -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst01050415
Genre/Form Methods (Music) (OCoLC)fst01423850
Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Added Author Rowlingson, John, MD.
Other Form: Print version: Purvez, Akhtar. Managing chronic pain in an age of addiction. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018] 9781538109236 (DLC) 2018655148 (OCoLC)1031407754
ISBN 9781538109243 (electronic book)
1538109247 (electronic book)
Standard No. YBP15625610
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