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Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management

Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management
Our Price: €31.95
ISBN/EAN: 9780323013284
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Publisher: Elsevier
Pub. Date: October 1 2002
Author: GAYNOR
Format: Paperback
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Description: This practical, quick-reference handbook provides an overview of pain and analgesia issues in small animals and horses. It offers comprehensive, concise coverage of important topics such as the recognition and assessment of pain, pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic pain management techniques, pain management for acute and chronic conditions, and the ethics of pain control. Clear explanations and descriptions are incorporated in an easy-to-use outline format, with visual diagrams for local and regional anesthetic techniques.

Contents: PART I: PRINCIPLES OF PAIN MANAGEMENT 1. The Ethics of Pain Management 2. Pain and Stress 3. Definitions of Terms Describing Pain PART II: RECOGNITION AND EVALUATION OF PAIN 4. Pain Behavior 5. Objective, Categorical Methods for Assessing Pain and Analgesia PART III: THERAPY FOR THE ALLEVIATION OF PAIN 6. Principles of Drug Therapy 7. Drugs Used to Treat Pain 8. Opioids 9. NSAIDs 10. Alpha-2 Agonists 11. Local Anesthetics 12. Corticosteroids 13. Other Drugs Used to Treat Pain 14. Adjunctive Pain Therapy 15. Local And Regional Anesthetic Techniques For Alleviation Of Perioperative Pain 16. Complementary and Alternative (Integrative) Pain Therapy PART IV: ACUTE AND CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT 17. Choosing And Administering The Right Analgesic Therapy 18. Acute Pain Management 19. Chronic Pain Management 20. Drug Antagonism and Antagonists 21. Cancer Pain Managemen
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