All physicians are involved in the management of pain at some level or the other, but of the various specialties and health professions, surgeons are at the frontline of delivering perioperative pain care. Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the surgical pain management field to help practitioners effectively plan and enhance perioperative pain control. Chapters provide guidance on solving common dilemmas facing surgeons who are managing patients with pain related problems and clinical decision-making, and explore essential topics required for the trainee and practitioner to quickly assess the patient with pain, to diagnose pain and painful conditions, determine the feasibility and safety of surgical procedure needed, and arrange for advanced pain management consults and care if needed. This text also explores the latest evolving techniques and appropriate utilization of modern equipment and technology to safely provide care. Highly accessible and written by experts in the field, Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery is an ideal resource for practicing surgeons, anesthesiologists, critical care personnel, residents, medical students.
Oxford University Press; September 2018
- ISBN: 9780190457013
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- Title: Perioperative Pain Management for General and Plastic Surgery
- Author: Deepak Narayan (ed.); Alan D Kaye (ed.); Nalini Vadivelu (ed.)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
About The Author
Deepak Narayan, MD, is a Professor of Surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. He is also the Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Haven, CT. In addition to a busy clinical practice he is actively involved in research and has a special interest in postoperative pain.Alan David Kaye, MD, PhD, DABA, DABIPP, DABPM, FASA is the Tenured Professor, Program Director, and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans since 2005. He received two BS degrees and a MD degree from the University of Arizona. Dr. Kaye also completed his PhD in pharmacology at Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Kaye has been awarded top doctors honors in the fields of anesthesiology and pain management.Nalini Vadivelu, MD, graduated from Medical school in Christian Medical college, Vellore, India, and completed her Anesthesiology Residency in the University of Southern California. She completed her Pain Management Fellowship in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York. She has been working as faculty at Yale University since 2002.