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Pain - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

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ISBN: 9780702065811

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Pain - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card) , 2nd Edition

a textbook for health professionals

Edited by Hubert van Griensven, PhD, MSc(Pain), MCSP, BSc, DipAc , Jenny Strong, PhD, MOccThy and BOccThy and Anita M. Unruh, PhD, MSW, BScot

Copyright 2014
$87.99, Evolve Package, Reference

Availability:Out of print. 04/10/23.



"The book covers a multitude of facets with regards relieving a patients pain, there are sections for pharmacological actions, rehabilitation, manual therapy and exercise therapy to name a few. The book is well researched and gives a very comprehensive overview of the major factors a therapist would require to treat pain." Reviewed by: Physical Therapy In Sport, Date: Oct 14

Key Features

  • Patient-centred approach to care – advocates listening to the patient’s voice
  • Covers social determinants of pain
  • Guides the reader from pain psychology to the practical application of psychological interventions
  • Learning aids – chapter objectives, reflective exercises, case examples, and revision questions
  • Emphasizes an evidence-based perspective
  • Written by an international team of experts

New to this Edition

  • topics such as pain in children and the elderly, pain education for professionals, disability and medico-legal aspects
  • expanded focus on complex regional pain syndrome, acupuncture and psychology
  • improved layout for a better learning and studying experience

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Author Information

Edited by Hubert van Griensven, PhD, MSc(Pain), MCSP, BSc, DipAc , Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education, St George’s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London ; Jenny Strong, PhD, MOccThy and BOccThy, Emeritus Professor, Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and Anita M. Unruh, PhD, MSW, BScot , Associate Dean (Research & Academic), Academic Integrity Officer, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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