Fundamentals of Pain Medicine

  • Jianguo Cheng
  • Richard W. Rosenquist

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Diagnosis of Pain States

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jianguo Cheng
      Pages 3-6
    3. Kiran Rajneesh, Robert Bolash
      Pages 7-11
    4. Siu Fung Chan, Salim M. Hayek, Elias Veizi
      Pages 13-20
    5. Jianguo Cheng
      Pages 21-25
    6. Rodrigo Benavides
      Pages 27-32
    7. Jianguo Cheng, Richard W. Rosenquist
      Pages 33-39
  3. The Management of Pain States

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Sara Davin, Judith Scheman, Edward Covington
      Pages 43-52
    3. Jianguo Cheng
      Pages 61-74
    4. Sean J. Nagel, Bryan S. Lee, Andre G. Machado
      Pages 75-83
    5. Chirag A. Patel, Mellar P. Davis
      Pages 93-100
  4. Painful Disease States: Acute Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Ehab Farag, Maria Yared, Wael Ali Sakr Esa, Michael Ritchey, Loran Mounir Soliman
      Pages 103-111
    3. Martin J. Carney, Austin L. Weiss, Mark R. Jones, Alan David Kaye
      Pages 113-125
    4. Beth H. Minzter, Jagan Devarajan
      Pages 127-140
    5. Magdalena Anitescu
      Pages 141-151
  5. Painful Disease States: Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Michael B. Jacobs, Steven P. Cohen
      Pages 155-164
    3. Michael P. Schaefer, Meredith Konya
      Pages 165-175
    4. Jay P. Shah, Nikki Thaker
      Pages 177-184
  6. Radicular Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Robert W. Hurley, Jennifer L. Chang
      Pages 187-194
    3. Brian R. Monroe, Carlos A. Pino
      Pages 195-201
    4. Kent H. Nouri, Salahadin Abdi
      Pages 203-208
  7. Painful Disease States: Neuropathic Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Michael Stanton-Hicks
      Pages 211-220
    3. Jianguo Cheng, Richard W. Rosenquist
      Pages 221-225
    4. Daniel C. Callahan
      Pages 227-234
    5. Justin T. Drummond, Sherif Zaky, Salim M. Hayek
      Pages 235-243
    6. Samer Narouze
      Pages 245-252
    7. Alexander Bautista, Jianguo Cheng
      Pages 253-258
  8. Painful Disease States: Chronic Visceral Pain

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Leonardo Kapural, Jianguo Cheng
      Pages 261-269
    3. Mercy A. Udoji, Timothy J. Ness
      Pages 271-278
  9. Painful Disease States: Headaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. Brinder Vij, Stewart J. Tepper
      Pages 281-290
    3. Brinder Vij, Stewart J. Tepper
      Pages 291-300
    4. Ying (Amy) Ye, Jennifer S. Kriegler
      Pages 301-315
  10. Painful Disease States in Special Populations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 317-317
    2. Douglas Henry
      Pages 319-327
    3. Kenneth D. Candido
      Pages 329-338
    4. Chiedozie Udeh
      Pages 339-347
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 349-359

About this book


Characterized by clarity and straddling the line between scope and depth of information, this concise book provides physicians a comprehensive overview of pain medicine.  Chapters are written by some of the leading minds in pain medicine and feature case studies, key points and suggested readings.  Multidisciplinary approaches to the clinical and financial challenges of pain with the goal of improving patient quality of life are also discussed.  Additionally, the book is in is in tight alignment with the information that trainees are expected to master for the American Board of Anesthesiology’s pain medicine subspecialty certification, as outlined by the Joint Council on Anesthesiology Examinations; it covers the diagnosis of pain states, the management of pain, acute pain, radicular pain, neuropathic pain, chronic visceral pain, headaches, and special populations.  This book is a must-have for anyone new to pain medicine or studying for the subspecialty certification.


Acute Pain Chronic Pain Neruopathic Pain Pain Management Pain Medicine Radicular Pain

Editors and affiliations

  • Jianguo Cheng
    • 1
  • Richard W. Rosenquist
    • 2
  1. 1.Professor of Anesthesiology President-elect, American Academy of Pain Medicine, Director, Cleveland Clinic Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship Program, Departments of Pain Management and NeurosciencesCleveland Clinic Anesthesiology Institute and Lerner Research InstituteClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Chairman, Department Pain ManagementCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-64920-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-64922-1
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