In my experience of clinical practice, patients with more than one concurrent condition have more than one source of pain. Diagnosis and treatment planning for patients in pain with complex symptoms can sometimes be difficult, and often requires a multi- or interdisciplinary approach
This book was written by credible authors who are all experts in their fields. A lengthy and expensive tome, it would be a useful addition to any library, but its cost probably precludes individual ownership.
Written by chiropractor Steve Haines and illustrated by Sophie Standing, this book ‘attempts to look at how pain works and what you can do about it’.
Written by a registered psychologist, who is also a retired nurse with experience of teaching undergraduate nurses, this is a comprehensive resource that summarises most of the essential knowledge required to manage pain across the continuum from acute pain to cancer pain via chronic pain.
Written by a Californian pain doctor and a medical author with an easy writing style, this book is packed with helpful tables, illustrations and case histories.
The first edition of this book has long been regarded as a seminal text by those who care for children with acute pain. This second edition, again edited by internationally renowned clinicians, is a valuable update.