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Advances in Pain Therapy I

  • J. Chrubasik
  • E. Martin
  • M. Cousins
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Michael J. Cousins
    Pages 1-7
  3. Uwe Dethlefsen
    Pages 18-23
  4. Joachim Chrubasik, Sigrun Chrubasik
    Pages 24-37
  5. Per H. Rosenberg
    Pages 59-62
  6. Winston C. V. Parris
    Pages 78-86

About these proceedings

Introduction

Since 1961, when pain therapy was introduced by Bonica, the- re have been world-wide efforts to establish basic regimens for the treatment of chronic pain. Yet many patients still continue to suffer from intractable pain despite the availa- bility of effective treatment that would greatly improve their quality of life. The lack of specialists familiar with recent developments is one of the causes. There is con- sequently a great demand for interdisciplinary pain clinics and specialist training programs. This book constitutes both a valuable introduction and an overview of current basic regimens and the latest sophisticated techniques in pain therapy.

Keywords

Benignant Pain Cancer Pain Intractable Pain Krebs Krebsschmerz Opiate Opioid Schmerz Schmerzzustände gutartiger Genese Unbehandelbare Schmerzzustände

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Chrubasik
    • 1
  • E. Martin
    • 1
  • M. Cousins
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Dept. of AnesthesiologyUniversity Hospital SydneySydneyAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-77555-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-55536-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-77555-0
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