This practical guide provides the perspectives needed to treat acute and chronic pain in the hospital.
Authored by experts of diverse specialty backgrounds, chapters bring the available evidence together with modern strategies for caring for patients with complex pain. Basic considerations and multimodal and multidisciplinary approaches with the greatest impact on minimizing suffering and burden of care are covered in detail.
The material in this text will assist the learner, the teacher, and the life-long learning practitioner by providing basic considerations for treating acute and chronic pain in the hospital. This book may also serve as a quick reference, review manual or teaching tool by teachers on rounds.