Deer's Treatment of Pain

An Illustrated Guide for Practitioners

  • Timothy R. Deer
  • Jason E. Pope
  • Tim J. Lamer
  • David Provenzano

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Andrew So, Karina Gritsenko
      Pages 3-12
    3. Andrew So, Karina Gritsenko
      Pages 13-20
    4. Tory L. McJunkin, Paul J. Lynch, Edward L. Swing
      Pages 21-23
  3. Anatomy and Physiology of Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. Tony George, Didier Demesmin
      Pages 27-34
    3. Daniel Rothstein, Didier Demesmin
      Pages 35-42
    4. Alan Gonzalez Cota
      Pages 43-48
    5. Mark N. Malinowski
      Pages 49-59
    6. Mark N. Malinowski
      Pages 61-73
    7. Nicholas J. Bremer
      Pages 75-77
    8. Vikram Sengupta, Sascha Qian, Ned Urbiztondo, Nameer Haider
      Pages 79-90
  4. Psychology of Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Randall P. Brewer
      Pages 93-107
    3. Marilyn S. Jacobs
      Pages 109-112
    4. Alan Gonzalez Cota
      Pages 113-115
    5. Amy Wachholtz, Christina E. Fitch
      Pages 117-123
    6. Shamard Charles, Alexios G. Carayannopoulos, Sanket Pathak
      Pages 125-129
    7. Marilyn S. Jacobs
      Pages 131-133
  5. Pharmacological Treatment of Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Rishi Raj Agarwal, Rishi Gaiha, Geeta Nagpal
      Pages 143-147
    3. Clarence T. Li, James C. Watson
      Pages 149-161
    4. Kris Ferguson, Nicole Wolfgram
      Pages 163-169
    5. Katherine D. Travnicek
      Pages 171-179
    6. Katherine D. Travnicek
      Pages 181-189
    7. Kris Ferguson, Nicole Wolfgram
      Pages 191-198
    8. Mihir M. Kamdar
      Pages 199-204
    9. Vitaly Gordin, Daniel Morgan, Michael Mueller, Alba Guevara, Yuri Gordin
      Pages 205-216
    10. Devang Padalia, Neal Shah, Jaspreet Singh, Navdeep Jassal, Corey Reeves, Randall P. Brewer
      Pages 217-222
    11. Devang Padalia, Neal Shah, Jaspreet Singh, Samia Malik, Osama Hafez, Randall P. Brewer
      Pages 223-230
    12. Jason E. Pope, Timothy R. Deer
      Pages 231-232
    13. Thomas P. Pittelkow, Halena M. Gazelka
      Pages 233-242
  6. Interventional Treatment of Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Chong H. Kim, Torin Walters, Vikram B. Patel
      Pages 257-262
    3. Chase A. Kissling, David Provenzano, Steven P. Cohen, Eric T. Lee
      Pages 263-274
    4. Tiffany Lin, Simon Willis, Dost Khan, Maunak V. Rana
      Pages 275-281
    5. Maged Guirguis, Ian Hakkinen, Yamah Amiri, Jose Posas III, Chong H. Kim
      Pages 283-289
    6. Puneet Sayal, Michael S. Leong, David Copenhaver
      Pages 291-296
    7. Narayan R. Kissoon
      Pages 297-311
    8. Reda Tolba, Tyler Nix
      Pages 313-319
    9. Xiang Qian, Anuj Aggarwal
      Pages 321-333
    10. Sanket Pathak, Andrew Ng
      Pages 335-339
    11. Anish Sethi, Dajie Wang
      Pages 341-346
    12. Kiran K. Koneti, Ashish Gulve
      Pages 347-356
    13. Ajax Yang, Jonathan Hagedorn, Sameer Jain, Jay M. Shah
      Pages 357-361
    14. Jay M. Shah, Jonathan Hagedorn, Ajax Yang, Sameer Jain
      Pages 363-368
    15. Reda Tolba, Alexander Fontenot
      Pages 369-374

About this book


Designed and written by a team of clinically established academics, this is a unique book that is an excellent manual for physicians practicing pain medicine or treating pain in neurosurgery, orthopedic, neurology, or family practice clinics. As a practical resource, this book is written to be more accessible to the reader and is designed to be more clinically-focused and useful in day-to-day practice. This 102 chapter volume is divided into seven separate sections: Anatomy and Physiology of Pain, Psychology of Pain, Pharmacological Treatment of Pain, Interventional Treatment of Pain, Adjuvant Therapies for Pain and Suggested Reading. The calculated organization of this book is supplemented by key photos, drawings and a self-assessment of four key questions at the end of each chapter ­­­­-- thus making it an indispensable, pragmatic resource that will benefit anyone working in the pain management field. Deer's Treatment of Pain: An Illustrated Guide for Practitioners contains pearls for improving knowledge and improving one’s practice as a physician.  


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Editors and affiliations

  • Timothy R. Deer
    • 1
  • Jason E. Pope
    • 2
  • Tim J. Lamer
    • 3
  • David Provenzano
    • 4
  1. 1.The Spine and Nerve Center of the VirginiasCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Evolve Restorative CenterSanta RosaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative MedicineMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  4. 4.Pain Diagnostics and Interventional CareSewickleyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-12280-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-12281-2
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