Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

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Author: Gary W. Jay

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439824894

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

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As headache and facial pain are two of the most common medical complaints, it is essential that clinicians are well equipped to handle these issues. Clinician’s Guide to Chronic Headache and Facial Pain is designed for all clinicians dealing with these syndromes in daily practice—whether in the outpatient, emergency, or ambulatory setting. Features: Presents the advice of 12 experts with considerable experience in headache and facial pain management Contains evidence-based chapters derived from past successes and failures and including clear, concise statistical outcomes Reviews both traditional and alternative interdisciplinary and interventional pain management therapies to help practitioners choose the best treatment or combination of treatments for their patients Offers broad-based coverage of all types of headaches and facial pain syndromes from facial neuralgias to post-traumatic headache Includes additional chapters on opioid usage and legal aspects of treatment help to prepare practitioners for a range of possible scenarios Devoted exclusively to managing chronic headache and facial pain, this book is an essential resource for clinicians.

Orofacial Pain

A Guide to Medications and Management

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Author: Glenn T. Clark,Raymond A. Dionne

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813815592

Category: Medical

Page: 408

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"Pain is a preoccupation in dentistry, but the dentist's role has expanded beyond the treatment of dental pain to being one of the most involved in the treatment of orofacial pain. Orofacial Pain: A Guide to Medications and Management guides readers through the rational use of medications for the treatment of chronic orofacial pain, including oral, injectable and topical medications. It also provides relevant information about treatment choices for managing neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain, headache and uncommon orofacial pain disorders"--Provided by publisher.

Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders

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Author: Edward F. Wright

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118502698

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders, Third Edition, provides comprehensive, evidence-based information on temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Focusing on clinically relevant information throughout, the book allows dentists to diagnose TMD accurately, rule out disorders that mimic TMD, and provide effective therapy for most patients. Useful features, such as frequently asked questions, quick consults, technical tips, and focal points are integrated to help the clinician find precise answers with ease. Case scenarios provide the reader with a way to enhance their clinical reasoning skills, with a focus on solving TMD problems at chairside. Offering comprehensive coverage in a highly-illustrated, compact package, Manual of Temporomandibular Disorders is the ideal source for dentists dealing patients suffering from TMD.

Orofacial Pain

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Author: Joanna M. Zakrzewska

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199236690

Category: Medical

Page: 196

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Orofacial pain - defined as pain lasting over three months in the mouth or face - is increasing in prevelance, with approximately 7% of the UK population having experienced it. It is currently managed by either dentists or general medical practitioners, both of whom have radically different approaches to treatment. While management of orofacial pain has improved quite dramatically over recent years, it is essential that dentists and general practitioners are aware of these advances and of the differences in their approaches. This concise handbook takes an evidence-based psychosocial approach to the management of patients with pain in the face or mouth and provides basic guidelines to facilitate care quickly in the clinical setting. The book will serve as a useful guide for dental practitioners, specialists in orofacial pain, trainee pain specialists, neurologists with an interest in pain, specialist pain nurses, as well as general medical practitioners.

Endodontics

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Author: John Ide Ingle,Leif K. Bakland

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781550091885

Category: Medical

Page: 974

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The professions standard since 1965, this Fifth Edition of Endodontics continues to be the complete and authoritative text on the subject. Widely considered the most readable text in the field, this edition presents chapters on cavity preparation, dental trauma endodontics, pain diagnosis and management. In addition, the text features expanded evidence of endodontic diagnostic procedures and discussion of the latest methods of rotary instrument cleaning and shaping. This edition sees increased coverage of surgery, microsurgery and implantations in addition to broadened chapters on bleaching and restoration. New illustrations support the presentation of current methods of obturation.

Pain Management

A Practical Guide for Clinicians, Sixth Edition

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Author: Richard S. Weiner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420093193

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1168

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This authoritative reference, the Sixth Edition of an internationally acclaimed bestseller, offers the most up-to-date information available on multidisciplinary pain diagnosis, treatment, and management. Pain Management: A Practical Guide for Clinicians is a compilation of literature written by members of The American Academy of Pain Management, the largest multidisciplinary society of pain management professionals in North America and the largest physician-based pain society in the United States. This unique reference covers both traditional and alternative approaches and discusses the pain of children as well as adult and geriatric patients. It includes approximately 60 new chapters and each chapter is written to allow the reader to read independently topics of interest and thus may be viewed as a self-contained study module. The collection of chapters allows an authoritative self-study on many of the pressing issues faced by pain practitioners. Regardless of your specialty or medical training or whether you are in a large hospital or a small clinic, if you work with patients in need of pain management, this complete reference is for you.

Band 12: Funktionsdiagnostik und Therapieprinzipien

. Zus.-Arb.: Axel Bumann, Ulrich Lotzmann 858 meist farbige Abbildungen in 1304 Einzeldarstellungen

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Author: Axel Bumann,Ulrich Lotzmann

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131553618

Category: Medical

Page: 372

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- Zahnärztliche Primärdiagnostik - Anatomie des Kausystems - Manuelle Funktionsanalyse: Die Untersuchung der extraoralen Anteile des Kausystems mit Hilfe von manuellen Techniken - Bildgebende Verfahren - Modellmontage und instrumentelle Okklusionsanalyse - Instrumentelle Funktionsanalyse - Diagnosen und Klassifikationen - Therapieprinzipien

Neuropathic Pain

Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Treatment

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Author: David M. Simpson,Justin C. McArthur,Robert H. Dworkin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195394704

Category: Medical

Page: 529

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The incidence of neuropathic pain continues to rise, yet it is an affliction often misdiagnosed or inadequately treated. Although in recent years considerable research has been dedicated to understanding its mechanisms, there have been few advances in treatment. The contributors to this book are internationally renowned leaders in the fields of peripheral neuropathy and neuropathic pain. They discuss clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment of neuropathic pain, its underlying mechanisms, and strategies for prevention. In addition, chapters cover timely issues, including legal and ethical concerns surrounding pain treatment, the status of clinical trial methods, and educational efforts. Comprehensive yet concise, this book serves as a guide for diagnostic approaches and treatment of neuropathic pain for the student, resident, practicing physician, researcher, and specialist.

Management of the Airway, An Issue of Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics - E-Book

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Author: Henry H. Rowshan,Dale A. Baur

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700169

Category: Medical

Page: 146

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Articles include: Causes of the Difficult Airway, Management of the Difficult Airway in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emergency Cricothyrotomy, Operative Tracheostomy, Percutaneous Dialation Tracheostomy, Pediatric Tracheostomy, and Alternative Techniques in Airway Management.

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2014 E-Book

5 Books in 1

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Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323084311

Category: Medical

Page: 1712

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Ferri's Clinical Advisor is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Fred Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on menorrhagia, Failure to Thrive (FTT), Cogan’s syndrome, and much more. Now featuring expanded online components, it makes the answers you need for your family practice even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Get the insurance billing codes you require, including ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including renal and epidural abscess and cardio-renal syndrome, with 23 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 39 new topics in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with 12 new tables in the Clinical Practice Guidelines section. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite reference. Get the insurance billing codes you require for your family healthcare practice with ICD-9-CM codes, to expedite insurance reimbursements. Access full-color images and 65 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as online-only contents including EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.

Ferri's Clinical Advisor 2015 E-Book

5 Books in 1

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Author: Fred F. Ferri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323084303

Category: Medical

Page: 3237

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Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2015 is the fastest, most effective way to access current diagnostic and therapeutic information on more than 700 common medical conditions. Dr. Ferri’s popular "5 books in 1" format provides quick guidance on short QT syndrome, microscopic polyangiitis, fungal meningitis, and much more. This medical reference makes the answers you need even easier to find - anytime, anywhere. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Review normal values and interpret results for more than 200 lab tests. Improve your family healthcare practice’s efficiency with cost-effective referral and consultation guidelines. Identify and treat a broader range of disorders, including diabetic foot infections, hypergonadism, and acute liver failure, with 22 new topics in the Diseases & Disorders section. Improve your interpretation of presenting symptoms with 38 new topics and 40 new images in the Differential Diagnosis section, and optimize patient care with more than 250 new figures and tables. Rapidly find the answers you need with separate sections on diseases and disorders, differential diagnosis, clinical algorithms, laboratory results, and clinical preventive services, plus an at-a-glance format that uses cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to expedite your search. Expedite insurance reimbursements with current ICD-9 and future ICD-10 insurance billing codes. Access full-color images and more than 90 online-only topics at Expert Consult, as well as EBMs, Suggested Reading, Patient Teaching Guides, and additional algorithms.

Clinical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain

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Author: Richard A. Pertes,Sheldon G. Gross

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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A text for dentists and dental students, arranged in four sections: basic science background information for diagnosis and clinical management; descriptions of pathological conditions and examination procedures; a review of treatment modalities; and a discussion of orofacial pain of nonmasticatory origin, including headache as seen through the eyes of a neurologist. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry - E-Book

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Author: John A. Yagiela,Frank J. Dowd,Bart Johnson,Angelo Mariotti,Enid A. Neidle

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323078249

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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Use your knowledge of pharmacology to enhance oral care! Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, 6th Edition describes how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in the drugs they take. It explores the basic fundamentals of pharmacology, special topics such as pain control, fear and anxiety, and oral complications of cancer therapy, and most importantly, the actions of specific drug groups on the human body. Whether you’re concerned about the drugs a patient is already taking or the drugs you prescribe for treatment, this book helps you reduce risk and provide effective dental care. An emphasis on the dental applications of pharmacology relates drugs to dental considerations in clinical practice. Dental aspects of many drug classes are expanded to include antibiotics, analgesics, and anesthetics. The Alternative Medicine in Dentistry chapter discusses chemicals used as alternative medicines and assesses their potential benefits and risks. The Nonopioid Analgesics chapter groups together non-opioid analgesics, nonsterioidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and antirheumatic and antigout drugs, making these easier to locate and study. Coverage of the endocrine system includes four separate chapters for the most comprehensive coverage. Drug Interactions in Clinical Dentistry appendix lists potential interactions between drugs a patient is taking for nondental conditions and drugs that may be used or prescribed during dental treatment, including effects and recommendations. Glossary of Abbreviations appendix includes the most common abbreviations used for drugs or conditions. New Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics chapter covers the effects of genetic traits of patients on their responses to drugs. A NEW introductory section offers tips for the study of dental pharmacology and relates pharmacology to dental considerations. An updated discussion of drug-drug interactions covers the harmful effects of mixing medications. Coverage of adverse effects and mechanisms of COX-2 inhibitors, antibiotic prophylaxis, and antiplaque agents explains the dental risks relating to common drug treatments.

Oral Medicine & Pathology: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management

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Author: Saman Warnakulasuriya,WM Tilakaratna

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 935025221X

Category: Medical

Page: 563

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This book is a comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology, with each chapter covering a different condition. Presented in an easy to read format, each topic begins with an outline of the disease, classification and a review of the etiology and clinical features, radiological and histological features, investigation methods and management. The pathology sections provide detailed explanations of pathogenesis, supported by numerous illustrations and photomicrographs. Emphasis is placed on developing clinical diagnostic skills, the role of haematological and immunological tests, biopsy and histopathology, imaging and other investigative techniques. ‘Key features’ boxes are included for every topic, as well as self assessment questions and suggestions for further reading. Key points Comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management in oral medicine and pathology Emphasis placed on diagnostic skills and investigative techniques Self assessment questions and ‘key features’ boxes included for each topic More than 1300 photographs, diagrams, graphs and tables

Pain Assessment and Pharmacologic Management - E-Book

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Author: Chris Pasero,Margo McCaffery

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323082637

Category: Medical

Page: 896

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Pain Assessment and Pharmacologic Management, by highly renowned authors Chris Pasero and Margo McCaffery, is destined to become the definitive resource in pain management in adults. It provides numerous reproducible tables, boxes, and figures that can be used in clinical practice, and emphasizes the benefits of a multimodal analgesic approach throughout. In addition, Patient Medication Information forms for the most commonly used medications in each analgesic group can be copied and given to patients. This title is an excellent resource for nurses to become certified in pain management. Presents best practices and evidence-based guidelines for assessing and managing pain most effectively with the latest medications and drug regimens. Features detailed, step-by-step guidance on effective pain assessment to help nurses appropriately evaluate pain for each patient during routine assessments. Provides reproducible tables, boxes, and figures that can be used in clinical practice. Contains Patient Medication Information forms for the most commonly used medications in each analgesic group, to be copied and given to patients. Offers the authors' world-renowned expertise in five sections: Underlying Mechanisms of Pain and the Pathophysiology of Neuropathic Pain includes figures that clearly illustrate nociception and classification of pain by inferred pathology. Assessment includes tools to assess patients who can report their pain as well as those who are nonverbal, such as the cognitively impaired and critically ill patients. Several pain-rating scales are translated in over 20 languages. Nonnopioids includes indications for using acetaminophen or NSAIDs, and the prevention and treatment of adverse effects. Opioids includes guidelines for opioid drug selection and routes of administration, and the prevention and treatment of adverse effects. Adjuvant Analgesics presents different types of adjuvant analgesics for a variety of pain types, including persistent (chronic) pain, acute pain, neuropathic pain, and bone pain. Prevention and treatment of adverse effects is also covered. Includes helpful Appendices that provide website resources and suggestions for the use of opioid agreements and for incorporating pain documentation into the electronic medical record. Covers patients from young adults to frail older adults. Provides evidence-based, practical guidance on planning and implementing pain management in accordance with current TJC guidelines and best practices. Includes illustrations to clarify concepts and processes such as the mechanisms of action for pain medications. Features spiral binding to facilitate quick reference.

Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain E-Book

Volume 1: A Volume in the Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management Series; Expert Consult Premium Edition -- Enhanced Online Features

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Author: Salim Hayek,Robert Levy,Timothy Deer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733997

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain - a volume in the new Interventional and Neuromodulatory Techniques for Pain Management series - presents state-of-the-art guidance on the full range of neuromodulation techniques performed today. Salim Hayek, MD, PhD and Robert Levy, MD, PhD offer expert advice on a variety of spinal cord, peripheral nerve, and peripheral nerve field stimulation procedures to treat chronic pain. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage on selecting and performing these techniques - as well as weighing relative risks and complications - helps you ensure optimum outcomes. With access to the fully searchable text at www.expertconsult.com, you’ll have the detailed visual assistance you need right at your fingertips. Understand the rationale and scientific evidence behind interventional and neuromodulatory techniques and master their execution. Optimize outcomes, reduce complications, and minimize risks by adhering to current, evidence-based practice guidelines. Apply the newest developments in motor cortex stimulation, deep brain stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and spinal cord stimulation. Quickly find the information you need in a user-friendly format with strictly templated chapters supplemented with illustrative line drawings, images, and treatment algorithms. Access the fully searchable contents, plus bonus procedural videos, at expertconsult.com.

Orofacial Pain

From Basic Science to Clinical Management : the Transfer of Knowledge in Pain Research to Education

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Author: James P. Lund

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867153811

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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Written by leading researchers and educators in the field of orofacial pain, this book bridges the gap in the transfer of information from pain research to education and clinical dentistry. Emerging scientific evidence is presented in basic terms for dental students and for practicing dentists to integrate into patient care.