Perioperative Acute and Chronic Pain Management

  • Mark A. Hoeft


Understand the basic neurophysiology of pain Understand the types of acute and chronic pain (i.e. nociceptive, inflammatory, neuropathic, and dysfunctional) Learn the common pain syndromes encountered in the pain clinic, and describe the basic treatment options


Dorsal Root Ganglion Diabetic Neuropathy Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Postherpetic Neuralgia Post Herpetic Neuralgia 
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Suggested Further Reading

  1. Benzon HT, Rathemell JP, Wu CL, Turk DC, Argoff CE (2008) Raj’s practical management of pain, 4th edn. Mosby-Elsevier, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  2. Bonica JJ, Loeser JD, Chapman CR, Fordyce WE (2001) The management of pain, 3rd edn. Lippincott, Williams & Williams, PhiladelphiaGoogle Scholar
  3. Kandel ER, Schwartz JH, Jessell TM (2000) Principles of neural science, 4th edn. McGraw-Hill, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  4. Longnecker DE, Brown DL, Newman MF, Zapol WM (2007) Anesthesiology, 1st edn. McGraw-Hill, New YorkGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark A. Hoeft
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  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia and Critical CareMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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