Comprehensive Treatment of Chronic Pain by Medical, Interventional, and Integrative Approaches

The AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PAIN MEDICINE Textbook on Patient Management

  • Timothy R. Deer
  • Michael S. Leong
  • Asokumar Buvanendran
  • Vitaly Gordin
  • Philip S. Kim
  • Sunil J. Panchal
  • Albert L. Ray

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Medical Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tony L. Yaksh, Ashley J. Wiese
      Pages 3-21
    3. Piotr K. Janicki
      Pages 23-33
    4. Asokumar Buvanendran
      Pages 35-44
    5. Yakov Vorobeychik, Channing D. Willoughby, Jianren Mao
      Pages 61-67
    6. Robert I. Cohen, Carol A. Warfield
      Pages 69-77
    7. Charles E. Argoff, Manpreet Kaur, Kelly Donnelly
      Pages 79-88
    8. Howard S. Smith
      Pages 89-97
    9. Andrea Trescot
      Pages 99-110
    10. Saloni Sharma, David M. Giampetro
      Pages 111-118
    11. Brandi A. Bottiger, Denny Curtis Orme, Vitaly Gordin
      Pages 119-133
    12. Selina Read, Jill Eckert
      Pages 135-144
    13. Naileshni Singh, Scott M. Fishman, Kyle Tokarz
      Pages 145-150
    14. Gary L. Horowitz
      Pages 151-160
    15. Steven D. Passik, Kenneth L. Kirsh
      Pages 161-168
    16. Christopher A. Steel, Jill Eckert
      Pages 169-180
    17. Ethan B. Russo, Andrea G. Hohmann
      Pages 181-197

About this book


Edited by master clinician-experts appointed by the American Academy of Pain Medicine, this is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary textbook covering medical, interventional, and integrative approaches to the treatment and management of pain.   It is designed as a practical and comprehensive primary reference for busy physicians and is also an up-to-date resource for preparing for certification examinations in pain medicine.


·         Written and edited by world-class authorities

·         “Key Points” preview contents of each chapter

·         Leading edge medical topics, such as monitoring opioid use and abuse, and the emerging role of cannabinoids in pain treatment

·         Expert guidance on full range of interventional techniques

·         Clinical anatomy and physiology for the interventionist

·         Behavioral dimensions of the experience and management of pain

·         Integrative approaches for treating the “whole person”

·         Legal issues, such as failure to treat pain

·         First-hand patient accounts


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Editors and affiliations

  • Timothy R. Deer
    • 1
  • Michael S. Leong
    • 2
  • Asokumar Buvanendran
    • 3
  • Vitaly Gordin
    • 4
  • Philip S. Kim
    • 5
  • Sunil J. Panchal
    • 6
  • Albert L. Ray
    • 7
  1. 1.The Center for Pain Relief, Inc.West Virginia UniversityCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Stanford Pain Management Center, Redwood City, CAClinic ChiefStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesiology, Rush Medical CollegeProfessorChicagoUSA
  4. 4.Pennsylvania State University, College of MedicineDepartment of AnesthesiologyHersheyUSA
  5. 5.Center for Interventional Pain and Spine, Newark, DE USAMedical DirectorBryn MawrUSA
  6. 6.PresidentTampaUSA
  7. 7.The LITE Center, Clinical Associate ProfessorMedical DirectorMiamiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information American Academy of Pain Medicine 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-1559-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-1560-2
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