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"The book does a good job of considering all aspects of pain management treatment, allowing the reader to understand and compare the available options... This book is loaded with information on how the field of pain medicine works... well-written and easy to understand. I highly recommend it in your quest for taking responsibility for your own pain."--About.com

"Any suffering from chronic pain need this primer... Patients, caregivers, and any library catering them will find Understanding Pain offers key insights into neurology often limited to health professionals--and enables patients to both understand and consider options in pain management."--The Midwest Book Review

"Among the unique characteristics of the book are the suggestions on how to give a complete pain history to a healthcare provider and the emphasis on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach...The glossary is comprehensive and the list of resources is excellent ... The book meets a need for many patients and families struggling to deal with this very common condition."--Doody's Reviews

"The book delivers a reassuring message for people experiencing pain... [and] provides strategies for patients to communicate the nature of their pain to their providers... Well-researched chapters cover medications, alternative therapies, surgery, special issues of pain in children and the elderly, and a resource guide."-- CAPHIS Consumer Connections (CAPHIS Consumer Connections 2010-05-03)

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Harry J. Gould, III, MD, PhD, is Director of the Pain Mastery Center in the Department of Neurology at Louisiana State University.
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Product Details

  • Series: American Academy of Neurology Press Quality of Life Guide Series
  • Paperback: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Demos Health; 1 edition (December 11, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1932603581
  • ISBN-13: 978-1932603583
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,906,801 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Any suffering from chronic pain need this primer, which surveys different treatments for acute and chronic pain, provides forms for tracking conditions, and explores new findings on how the brain processes pain signals. Patients, caregivers, and any library catering to them will find UNDERSTANDING PAIN: WHAT IT IS, WHY IT HAPPENS, AND HOW IT'S MANAGED offers key insights into neurology often limited to health professionals - and enables patients to both understand and consider options in pain management. The discussions are technical, but include enough explanation to make them accessible to lay readers.

Diane C. Donovan

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