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Pain Management Yearbook 2010 $195.00
Editors: Joav Merrick (Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel)
Book Description:
This new book examines the issue of pain in individuals with intellectual disabilities by introducing the topic, as well as suggesting a model for pain in this population. A couple of articles suggest different approaches to the complex subject of evaluation in this group of clients, and also in depth approaches to specific syndromes. In this yearbook for 2010, you will find research published from the Journal of Pain Management by leading researchers from all over the world, which produces sound and evidence-based research that can help mankind to suffer less and enjoy a good quality of life. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical Press)

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1. Psychodynamic pain management for cancer patients;pp. 3-9
(Frederick B Levenson, Micah D Levenson, Søren Ventegodt and Joav Merrick, Private practice, Manhattan, New York, USA and others)

Chapter 2. The relationship factors between radiation oncologists and hospice professionals that influence cancer pain palliation;pp. 11-15
(Stephen T Lutz, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Blanchard Valley Regional Cancer Center, Findlay, Ohio, USA)

Chapter 3. Symptom clusters in metastatic cancer: A critical appraisal;pp. 17-31
(Harleen Bedi, Amanda Hird, Sarah Campos and Edward Chow, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 4. Quality of life measures used in radiation therapy trials for patients with metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC): A literature review;pp. 33-42
(Gunita Mitera, Nadil Zeiadin, Arjun Sahgal, Joel Finkelstein, Edward Chow and Andrew Loblaw, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Sunnnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario and others)

Chapter 5. Improving cancer pain management in the home;pp. 43-56
(April Hazard Vallerand, Susan M Hasenau and Thomas Templin, Wayne State University College of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan, USA and others)

Chapter 6. An investigation into registered nurse awareness of and practice related to cancer pain;pp. 57-68
(Johanna Elizabeth Maree, Adelaide Tambo School of Nursing Science, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa)

Chapter 7. Gender difference in the Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) scores in patients with advanced cancer;pp. 69-78
(Harleen Bedi, Roseanna Presutti, Amanda Hird, Sarah Campos, Liying Zhang, Gunita Mitera, Emily Sinclair, Elizabeth Barnes, May Tsao, Arjun Sahgal, Cyril Danjoux, Carlo DeAngelis and Edward Chow, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 8. Determining the accuracy of health care professionals in predicting the survival of patients with advanced metastatic cancer;pp. 79-86
(Edward Chow, George Hruby, Kristin Harris, Katherine Enright, Emily Sinclair and Grace Chan, Sunnybrook Healtgh Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada)

Chapter 9. Projected referral for health care services in an out-patient palliative radiotherapy clinic;pp. 87-95
(Roseanna Presutti, Liying Zhang, May Tsao, Elizabeth A Barnes, Cyril Danjoux, Arjun Sahgal, Gunita Mitera, Emily Sinclair and Edward Chow, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Canada)

Chapter 10. The palliative performance scale: Examining its correlation to Karnofsky performance scale in an outpatient palliative radiation oncology clinic;pp. 97-108
(Sarah Campos, Liying Zhang, Emily Sinclair, May Tsao, Elizabeth A Barnes, Cyril Danjoux, Arjun Sahgal, Philiz Goh, Shaelyn Culleton, Gunita Mitera and Edward Chow, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada)


Chapter 11. Painful diabetic neuropathy;pp. 111-133
(Nabil Majid, Mercy General Hospital, Sacramento, California, USA

Chapter 12. The body posture pain scale: Assessment of pediatric sickle cell pain intensity;pp. 135-142
(Marc Zabalia, Lynn M Breau and Christine Marie-Moustapha, Universite de Caen Basse-Normandie, Caen, France and others)

Chapter 13. Impact of a new care pathway on attendance on a residential chronic pain management programme (PMP);pp. 143-154
(Lucie Knight, Nicole Jamani and Amy Cowburn, Pain Management Unit, Guy's and St. Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom and others)

Chapter 14. Labour epidural analgesia: Do we monitor their efficacy?;pp. 155-164
(Hanlie du Plessis and Joyce Reid, Glasgow and Southern General Hospital, United Kingdom)

Chapter 15. Prevalence of pain in family practice. Gender issues;pp. 165-175
(Nevenka Krcevski Skvarc, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Treatment, University Clinical Centre Maribor, Slovenia)

Chapter 16. Patient and clinician global ratings of change following interdisciplinary treatment for chronic pain;pp. 177-188
(John Kowal, Keith G Wilson, Kimberly Corace, Peter R Henderson and Joyce L D’Eon, Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, Canada and others)

Chapter 17. Assessment of different anesthetic techniques in mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis;pp. 189-194
(José AS Salomão, José AB Ferraz and Antonio M da Cruz Filho, University of Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil and others)

Chapter 18. Antecedents of chronic pain: Patient view on cause;pp. 195-203
(Fiona MacKichan, Joy Adamson and Rachael Gooberman-Hill, Dept. of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom and others)

Chapter 19. A network of psychologists specialized in treating pain patients in the North of the Netherlands;pp. 205-210
(Gerbrig J Versteegen, Dept. of Anaesthesiology, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands)

Chapter 20. The impact of opioid use on treatment completion and outcomes in patients undergoing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation program for chronic pain;pp. 211-222
(Mark Petter, Susan Battista and Richard Gross, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia and others

Chapter 21. Effect of the combined intra-articular administration of morphine and methylprednisolone in patients with knee osteoarthritis;pp. 223-229
(Chrysti, Pain Clinic and Dept. of Anesthesia, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 22. Comparison of the analgesic effect of systemic and regional clonidine for upper limb surgery;pp. 231-237
(Daniela Cristina Ikeda, Ana Laura Albertoni Giraldes, Adriana Machado Issy and Rioko Kimiko Sakata, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil


Chapter 23. The holistic vulva clinic. An integrative approach to the treatment of the genital, sexual and non-sexual pain and the other health problems related to the female gender;pp. 241-260
(Søren Ventegodt and Joav Merrick, Quality of Life Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark and others)

Chapter 24. Depression in cancer pain patients;pp. 261-267
(Marisa Nosralla, Adriana M Issy, Luis R Gerola and Rioko K Sakata, Dept. of Anesthesia, Universidade Federalde Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 25. Prescription patterns of analgesics and pain relief for hospitalized trauma patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital of a Caribbean developing country;pp. 269-276
(Seetharaman Hariharan, Deryk Chen, Ogolotse Morapedi, Daniel Bathusi, Billy Segakolodi and Kago Sejeso, Dept. of Clinical Surgical Sciences, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine)

Chapter 26. Confirmatory factor analysis of brief pain inventory (BPI) functional interference clusters in patients with bone metastases;pp. 277-285
(Edward Chow, Jennifer James, Andrea Barsevick, William Hartsell, Sarah Ratcliffe, Charles Scarantino, Robert Ivker, John Suh, Ivy Petersen, Andre Konski, William Demas and Deborah Bruner, Odette Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada and others)

Chapter 27. Suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis after epidural glucocorticoid injection. Identification of inherent at-risk patients;pp. 287-294
(Mattias Casutt, Tobias Huebner, Christoph Henzen, Christoph Konrad, Helmut Gerber and Guido K Schuepfer, Intensive Care and Dept. of Medicine, Kantonsspital, Lucerne, Switzerland)

Chapter 28. Specialised pain therapy from the general practitioners’ perspective: A qualitative assessment;pp. 295-305
(Erika Schulte, Andreas Heift, Justus Welke, Katja Hermann, Michael Schäfer and Willehad Boemke, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Charite-Universitatsmedizin, Berlin and others)

Chapter 29. Sociodemographic factors in a pediatric chronic pain clinic: The roles of age, sex and minority status in pain and health characteristics;pp. 307-317
(Subhadra Evans, Rebecca Taub, Jennie CI Tsao, Marcia Meldrum and Lonnie K Zeltzer, Dept. of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

Chapter 30. Development and initial validation of the Batten’s Observational Pain Scale: A preliminary study;pp. 319-330
(Lynn Breau, Carol Camfield and Peter Camfield, School of Nursing and Dept. of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)

Chapter 31. The pain behaviour of children with neuronal ceroid lupofiscinosis: Variation due to child factors and pain history;pp. 331-340
(Lynn Breau, Carol Camfield and Peter Camfield, School of Nursing and Dept. of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Chapter 32. Radiation-induced nausea and vomiting in a palliative radiotherapy clinic: A preliminary analysis;pp. 341-348
(Roseanna Presutti, Janet Nguyen, Lori Holden, Carlo DeAngelis, Shaelyn Culleton, Gunita Mitera, May Tsao, Elizabeth A Barnes, Cyril Danjoux, Arjun Sahgal, Nadia Salvo, Luluel Khan and Edward Chow, Odette Cancer Center, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada)

Chapter 33. Profile of pain and use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods for relieving pain in older persons in nursing homes;pp. 349-358
(Mimi MY Tse, Vanessa TC Wan and Suki SK Ho, School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong and others)

Chapter 34. Effect of fentanyl addition to bupivacaine on cervical plexus block for carotid endarterectomy;pp. 359-364
(Walter P Neto, Adriana M Issy and Rioko K Sakata, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)


Chapter 35. Systematic review on the literature on culture and pain;pp. 367-377
(Stella Ogala-Echejoh Stella and Patricia Schofield, Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom)

Chapter 36. Pain management: Is it a human right?;pp. 379-383
(Serdar Erdine, Dept. of Algology, Istanbul University, Monoblok, Capa, Turkey)

Chapter 37. Understanding pain from torture: Cultural considerations;pp. 385-392
(Amanda C de C Williams and Anna-Maria Volkmann, University College London, United Kingdom)

Chapter 38. Fibromyalgia syndrome and cognitivo-affective disorders;pp. 393-399
(Fabienne Riaux-Marcaillou and Gisèle Pickering, CETD Pain Clinic, University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand, France)

Chapter 39. Physical activity for agitation and pain in dementia;pp. 401-405
(Erik JA Scherder and Karin Volkers, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and others)

Chapter 40. The show must go on: Psychological perspectives on dancing with pain;pp. 407-412
(Ruth Anderson,Performance Psychology, Dept. Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra)

Chapter 41. Music therapy and pain;pp. 413-421
(Marie-Eva Pickering and Noémie Delage,CETD, Pain Clinic, University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand, France)

Chapter 42. Correlation of depression, quality of life and pain in cancer patients;pp. 423-430
(Marisa Nosrala, Rioko K Sakata, Luis R Gerola and Adriana M Issy, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Chapter 43. The effects of acupressure in older adults with chronic knee pain: depression, pain, activities of daily living and mobility;pp. 431-446
(Mimi Tse and Joyce Au, School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Chapter 44. The “anaesthetic properties “of the images in regard to their affective and aesthetic content: Preliminary results;pp. 447-455
(Marina de Tommaso, Rita Calabrese and Paolo Livrea, Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences Dept., Bari "Aldo Moro" University, Italy)

Chapter 45. Art therapy: In the heart of pain, acceptance via creativity;pp. 457-462
(Mariana Attwell Gonzalez, Private Practive, Buenos Aires, Argentina)


Chapter 46. About the editor;pp. 465

Chapter 47. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development;pp. 467-469


      Disability Studies (Joav Merrick - Series Editor - Medical Director, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel)
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - M) 498pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62808-255-5
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