Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

Chronic Pain: A Health Policy Perspective

Editor(s): Saifudin Rashiq, Donald Schopflocher, Paul Taenzer, Egon Jonsson

Published Online: 24 NOV 2008

Print ISBN: 9783527323821

Online ISBN: 9783527622665

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622665

Series Editor(s): Egon Jonsson

About this Book

Discussing all aspects of chronic pain management, this is the second volume of the new book series on health care and disease management, published with the Institute of Health Economics (IHE) in Edmonton, Canada.
The authors provide an introduction into history, pathophysiology, ethics and epidemiology of chronic pain before covering the different aspects of treating chronic pain in more detail. Different ways for improving pain management as well as policy implications are highlighted.
The title is targeted towards clinicians and professionals in the health care industry dealing with chronic pain.

Table of contents

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  1. Part One: Context

  2. Part Two: Treatment

    1. Chapter 7

      Why Does Pain Become Chronic? (pages 67–84)

      Joel Katz, Colin J. L. McCartney and Prof. Saifudin Rashiq

    2. Chapter 14

      Chronic Pain Self-Management (pages 167–181)

      Michael Hugh McGillion, Sandra Lefort and Jennifer Stinson

  3. Part Three: Special Challenges in Chronic Pain Management

  4. Part Four: Health Systems and Chronic Pain Management

    1. Chapter 23

      The Alberta Chronic Pain Ambassador Program (pages 265–272)

      Prof. Paul Taenzer, Prof. Donald Schopflocher, Prof. Saifudin Rashiq and Christa Harstall

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