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From Conventional to Innovative Approaches for Pain Treatment

Edited by Marco Cascella

Istituto Nazionale Tumori - Fondazione 'G. Pascale'

Although there have been notable advances in pain medicine in recent decades, pain relief often remains an unmet need in both acute and primary or secondary chronic painful conditions. This poses a great challenge because pain as a symptom and pain as a disease are leading causes of suffering and disability. This book analyzes several important aspects of pain treatment, from acute pain in surgical settings to chronic pain in cancer and other diseases, from opioids research to interventional procedures, and from optimization of conventional strategies to innovative therapeutic approaches. Coverage of these topics is augmented with attractive iconography and up-to-date references. This volume is an important source for specialized pain therapists, owing to the comprehensive coverage of the topics and the scientific value of each chapter. Furthermore, for nonspecialized physicians, it is a very useful guide for managing different types of pain.

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From Conventional to Innovative Approaches for Pain TreatmentEdited by Marco Cascella

Published: October 2nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77716

ISBN: 978-1-78984-164-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-163-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-197-0

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: The Rationale for a Multimodal Approach to Pain Treatment

By Marco Cascella

36

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2. Management of Odontogenic and Nonodontogenic Oral Pain

By Sameer Shaikh

201

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3. From the Origins of the Opioid Use (and Misuse) to the Challenge of Opioid-Free Pain Management in Surgery

By Nicholas Yim and Fereydoun Don Parsa

214

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4. The Utility of Patient-Controlled Analgesia for Managing Acute Pain in the Emergency Department

By Mark Bender and Linda Papa

116

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5. The Use of Neurotoxins for Palliative Treatment of Chronic Joint Pain

By Hollis Krug

152

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6. Features and Clinical Effectiveness of the Regenerative Injection Treatments: Prolotherapy and Platelet-Rich Plasma for Musculoskeletal Pain Management

By Ilker Solmaz and Aydan Orscelik

165

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7. Cancer Pain

By Arūnas Ščiupokas, Liuda Brogienė and Dalia Skorupskienė

148

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8. Breakthrough Cancer Pain

By Xue-Bin Yan

141

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9. Wireless Neuromodulation: From Bench to Bedside

By Laura Tyler Perryman

117

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10. myoActivation: A Structured Process for Chronic Pain Resolution

By Gillian Lauder, Nicholas West and Greg Siren

1114

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11. Food-Derived Opioids: Production and the Effects of Opioids on Human Health

By Sevda Arısoy, Işık Çoban and Özlem Üstün-Aytekin

192

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