Chapter 18. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  1. Gary J. McCleane MD, FFARCSI, DA, DipIMC, Dip Pain Mang Consultant in Pain Management

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch18

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2009) Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch18

Author Information

  1. Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178235

Online ISBN: 9781444300796

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Keywords:

  • “Complex regional pain syndrome” (CRPS);
  • alternative therapies for management of CRPS type 1;
  • suggested treatment algorithm;
  • lidocaine. intravenous lidocaine infusions and reducing pain;
  • hyperbaric oxygen;
  • systemic corticosteroids and CRPS type 1;
  • memantine action on N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors;
  • stellate ganglion, lumbar sympathetic or IV regional sympathetic blockade

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Alternative pharmacological options for treatment of CRPS type 1