Chapter 2. Conventional Pain Treatment

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

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch2

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2009) Conventional Pain Treatment, in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch2

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:

  • pain treatment - cannot be standardized;
  • guidelines concentrating on specific diseases;
  • neuropathic pain – opioids, TCAs, SNRIs, and antiepileptic drugs (AEDs);
  • combination therapy - cornerstone of postoperative pain management;
  • musculoskeletal pain management- American Academy of Neurology;
  • management of postoperative pain;
  • field of cancer pain management;
  • treating fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) pharmacologically

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Postoperative pain

  • Musculoskeletal pain

  • Cancer pain

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Conclusions

  • Bibliography