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Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist

Kathleen A. Sluka, Ph.D.



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Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
24 March 2016
Comprehensive in scope and invaluable for both practitioners and students, Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist, 2nd Edition, thoroughly covers the wide range of issues requiring the interdisciplinary management of pain. Joined by more than 20 international contributors, Dr. Kathleen Sluka provides a practical, evidence-based framework for understanding the basics of pain mechanisms and management. This highly regarded, updated text covers the basics of pain neurobiology and reviews evidence on the mechanisms of action of physical therapy treatments, as well as their clinical effectiveness in specific pain syndromes. The second edition features: - Basic Concepts and Mechanisms - provides a clear infrastructure for the rest of the book. - Physical Therapy Pain Management - focuses attention on pain regardless of medical diagnosis, using evidence to support clinical decision making. - Interdisciplinary Pain Management - includes both medical management of pain and psychological approaches to pain. - Case Studies - discuss a series of pain syndromes using an evidence-based approach.
By:   Kathleen A. Sluka Ph.D.
Imprint:   Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   2nd edition
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   771g
ISBN:   9781496343239
ISBN 10:   1496343239
Pages:   460
Publication Date:   24 March 2016
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print

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