Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care

Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care

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Takes unprecedented multidisciplinary approach to understanding the effective evaluation and management of pain across the life process in the context of palliative care. Includes expert research from the fields of genetics, biology, psychology, anthropology, neurology, oncology, substance abuse and pharmacology, pharmacoeconomics, gerontology, pediatrics, health services research, rehabilitative medicine, palliative care, and public policy. Pain has long been regarded as an unpleasant sensory consequence of neuronal activity in specific nociceptive pathways that is triggered by noxious stimul... of evidence, and recommendations for use for management of chronic pain and other symptoms in chronic, life-limiting illnesses. ... There are more than 80 different methods classified as massage including Swedish, sports, deep tissue, neuromuscular, trigger point, shiatsu, and manual lymph drainage. ... Fellowes et al. reported on eight RCTs of MT in patients with cancer published before 2002.

Title:Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care
Author:Rhonda J. Moore
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-10-25


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