Surgical Management of Pain 2nd Edition
by Kim J. Burchiel (Editor)
…this invigorating book will inspire readers to find each chapter as little compartments filled with possibility, as to be able to make their finest contributions to the field and in the process, help ease the suffering of many patients. — World Neurosurgery
…beautifully presented and eminently readable. The illustrations are excellent. — Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology
Surgical Management of Pain, Second Edition, is a completely updated state-of-the-art reference on neurosurgical pain management. This new edition is in full color and includes the following sections: Anatomic and Physiologic Foundations for Nociceptive and Neuropathic Pain, Pain Medicine, Pain Diagnoses, Surgical Procedures for Pain, and New Directions for Pain Surgery. The chapters in the book focus on procedures that are currently performed by neurosurgeons to relieve pain.
- Emphasizes “best evidence” treatment options
- Free online access to videos demonstrating surgical techniques described in the book
- Explores nonsurgical and pharmacologic methods of pain control
- Beautifully illustrated drawings convey the wisdom of expert surgeons
- This book is a must-have for all neurosurgeons treating patients suffering from acute and/or chronic pain.