Offering expert guidance from seasoned clinicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this bestselling handbook
provides accurate, clinically essential information in a portable, quick-reference format. Broad-based,
multidisciplinary coverage draws from the disciplines of anesthesiology, neurology, behavioral medicine, nursing,
psychiatry, and physical therapy to provide practical, evidence-based information for sound therapeutic choices.
Now in full color for the first time, The Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Pain Management, Fourth Edition,
contains numerous new chapters, new illustrations, and other features that keep you up to date with today’s latest
approaches to pain management.
Contains an extensive new section on interventional approaches to pain management, as well as new chapters on
radiotherapy and radiopharmaceuticals for cancer pain and ethical considerations in pain medicine.
Features new chapters on discography, epidural steroid injections; intrathecal drug delivery; peripheral nerve
blocks; sympathetic blockade; and ultrasound guidance in pain medicine nerve blocks.
Includes handy appendices that provide useful medication information, basic science coverage relevant to clinical
strategies, and numerous tables and chapter-opening outlines for quick reference.