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  • Evidence-based Interventional Pain Practiceby Jan Van Zundert; Jacob Patijn; Craig Hartrick; Arno Lataster; Frank Huygen; Nagy Mekhail; Maarten van Kleef

    Wiley 2011; US$ 138.95

    Unrelieved chronic pain is a worldwide epidemic Chronic pain has been subject to multiple international initiatives through the World Health Organization. Interventional Pain Medicine, use of minimally invasive techniques to relieve pain, is the best approach when simpler measures such as physical therapy or medications fail. However, these procedures... more...

  • Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacologyby Thomas Byrne; Alan Poling

    New Harbinger Publications 2000; US$ 44.95

    Medicines act on different people in different ways. Introduction to Behavioral Pharmacology offers a scientific framework that will help readers understand how drugs produce behavioral effects and what physiological and environmental variables influence drug action. more...

  • Living with Fibromyalgiaby Christine Craggs-Hinton

    SPCK 2010; US$ 11.65

    Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterised by pain in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Other symptoms include fatigue, sleep problems, allergies, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome, headaches, morning stiffness and problems with short term memory and concentration. Increasing recognition of fibromyalgia means that diagnosis and treatment... more...

  • American Cancer Society's Guide to Pain Controlby American Cancer Society; Betty Ferrell

    American Cancer Society 2012; US$ 9.99

    Effective pain management enables people with cancer to live the lives they want to lead—to eat, sleep, spend time with loved ones, work, pursue hobbies—and this helpful guide explains the many pain-relief options available, including medicines and other methods. Readers will discover how to achieve acceptable pain control and how to understand the... more...

  • International Perspectives on Public Health and Palliative Careby Libby Sallnow; Suresh Kumar; Allan Kellehear

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Public health approaches to palliative care have been growing in policy importance and practice acceptance. This innovative volume explores the major concepts, practice examples, and practice guidelines for this new approach. The goal of ?comprehensive care? ? seamless support for patients as they transition between home based care and inpatient... more...

  • Heart Failureby Miriam Johnson; Karen Hogg; James Beattie

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 72.99

    Excellent end of life care for people with heart failure is challenging but possible. Failure to address this aspect of care has serious consequences for patients, their families, clinicians and the use of health resources.Heart Failure: From Advanced Disease to Bereavement illustrates the complexity and importance of end of life care for patients... more...

  • Neuropathic Painby Michael Bennett

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    Neuropathic pain is increasingly recognized as a chronic disabling condition. It is frequently thought of as harder to treat than other pain types, and it often results in a poorer quality of life. Around 30% of adults in the UK alone have some type of chronic pain and some estimates suggest that one in five of these will have symptoms of neuropathic... more...

  • Drugs in Palliative Careby Andrew Dickman

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 42.99

    While palliative care has adopted a holistic approach to treatment, medication driven symptom management ostensibly forms the critical aspect of care. Pharmacological therapy can be extremely complex because these patients often have coexisting medical conditions in addition to symptoms caused by their terminal disease. The resulting polypharmacy can... more...

  • Guide to Psychoactive Drugsby Richard B Seymour; David E Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 16.95

    Invaluable clinical and treatment information on the most powerful mind-altering drugs in use today. Compiled by two leading professionals from the renowned Haight Ashbury Clinic, the information is based on national and international studies undertaken at the clinic, as well as from 600,000 patient visits, a thorough review of practice and background... more...

  • Participatory Research in Palliative Careby Jo Hockley; Katherine Froggatt; Katharina Heimerl

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    Participatory research is a relatively new method of researching practice especially within palliative care. It differs from other methodologies in that there is an expectation of action within the research process. The values that underpin participatory research are collaboration, empowerment, and reflection. In the current climate of collaboration... more...