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Title Challenging cases and complication management in pain medicine / Magdalena Anitescu, Honorio T. Benzon, Mark S. Wallace, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (329 pages)
Contents Introduction.- Complications in Pain Medicine-overview -- Non-interventional pain therapy -- Opioid overdose -- Pain polypharmacy, drug-drug interaction -- Opioid withdrawal -- Pain and suicide -- Torsade de point after methadone treatment -- Acute delirium after ketamine infusion -- Cardiac dysrhythmia after lidocaine infusion -- Pool conjunctivitis after aquatherapy -- Fungemia after intravascular self administration of crushed oral hydromorphone -- Interventional pain procedures -- Neuraxial procedures -- Sympathetic chain blocks and neurolysis -- Implantable drug delivery system -- Spinal cord stimulator.- Kyphoplasty.- Miscellaneous.- Image library and clinical vignettes
Summary This comprehensive book provides reviews of pain management complications that arise in clinical practice. Organized into sections focused on types of pain therapy and procedures, each chapter is based on actual complications; starting with a case description that delineates the context with a short past medical and surgical history, pain management technique and outcome it is followed by a comprehensive review of the topic described in the first section. Authors emphasize the elements of differential diagnosis that pointed towards establishing of the complication and describe the best way to treat the identified complication. Physicians treating pain patients will be presented the necessary tools in identifying and treating unanticipated complications following pain interventions, thus providing safer care for their patients
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pain Management.
Pain -- complications.
Analgesia -- Complications.
Pain -- Treatment -- Complications.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Form Electronic book
Author Anitescu, Magdalena, editor
Benzon, Honorio T., editor
Wallace, Mark S., editor
LC no. 2017960332
ISBN 3319600729 (electronic bk.)
9783319600727 (electronic bk.)