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Cancer Pain free pdf Drs Eduardo D. Bruera and Russell K. Portenoy have completely revised and updated the widely respected Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management for the second edition of this unanimously praised book. This is a comprehensive, clinically oriented review of all aspects of the complex and multidimensional problem of cancer pain. The unique characteristics of cancer pain, including pathophysiology, clinical assessment, diagnosis, and pharmacological and nonpharmacological management are all discussed here in detail. Internationally recognized leaders in cancer pain research have contributed to many new chapters, including neuraxial analgesia, hospice and institution-based palliative care programs, bone pain, and cancer pain and palliative care in the developing world. Cancer Pain continues to be a scholarly but accessible text that is an essential resource for physicians, nurses, and medical students who treat suffering from cancer pain.

About Eduardo D. Bruera

Eduardo D. Bruera, MD, is Professor and Head of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, and the F. T. McGraw Chair in the Treatment of Cancer, at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Russell K. Portenoy, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care and holds the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman Chair in Pain and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. He is also chief medical officer of Continuum Hospice Care's Jacob Perlow Hospice, as well as Professor of Neurology and Anesthesiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.

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Author : Eduardo D. Bruera
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 30 November 2009
ISBN : 0521879272
EAN : 9780521879279
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 660 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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