Chronic Pain 2nd Edition PDF
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Chronic Pain 2nd Edition PDF

Chronic Pain 2nd Edition PDF


Chronic Pain 2nd Edition PDF – A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management (Current Clinical Practice)


Chronic Pain 2nd Edition PDF

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Patients with chronic pain present a unique set of challenges to the primary care
physician, who must first recognize and accept the difficult and complex constellation
of problems often encountered in these patients. When confronted with patients
suffering from pain, it is important to recognize three common but false myths
about chronic pain:
1. Patients with chronic pain are easy to manage.
2. Chronic pain is easily relieved with just a pill.
3. As pain improves, associated problems (e.g., depression, disability, relationship
issues) will spontaneously resolve.

The clinical management of chronic pain is frequently requested by patients seeing
primary care physicians, although most medical schools provide little background
for dealing with these often complex patients. Patients with chronic pain
typically report a diversity of complaints, including pain, sleep abnormalities,
mood disturbance, and interference with personal, social, and work relationships.
Lack of easily identified pathology in patients who report disabling symptoms may
result in conflicts between patients and their treating clinicians. In addition, managing
chronic pain generally requires assessment and treatment of pain, associated
symptoms, and disability.
This book is designed to provide a practical approach to assessing and treating
the complex issues characteristic of patients with chronic pain. This second edition
has substantially updated the information provided in the first edition Chronic Pain:
A Primary Care Guide to Practical Management…


Book Sizes- 9 MB

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