Designed to complement Dr. Waldman's bestselling Atlas of Common Pain Syndromes, this unique text offers you complete coverage on identifying a wide variety of infrequently encountered pain syndromes. Noted authority Steven D. Waldman, M.D., J.D., shares his expertise both as a clinician and as the author of groundbreaking pain management references.
A "how-to-do-it" approach facilitates diagnosis!
Each chapter examines a specific pain syndrome using the same, consistent format-progressing through diagnostic codes • signs and symptoms • physical findings • laboratory and radiographic testing • treatment options • and clinical pearls. You'll find all of the information you need.... quickly and easily!
Abundant illustrations offer outstanding visual guidance!
Vivid, full-color artwork by a master medical illustrator, as well as imaging findings from MRI, CT, and conventional radiography, meticulously demonstrate the physical symptoms and anatomy of each painful condition.
Atlas of Uncommon Pain Syndromes...
• Includes ICD-9 Codes to ensure proper billing and reimbursement.
• Highlights pathognomonic, physical, laboratory, and radiographic findings to simplify the diagnostic process.
• Features sections on "Side Effects and Complications" - to point out potential pitfalls in diagnosis and treatment.
• Covers important topics such as Ice Pick Headache, Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment, Abdominal Angina, Postmastectomy Pain, Paget's Disease of Bone, and Achilles Bursitis. Practical guidance from cover to cover!
Rely on Atlas of Uncommon Pain Syndromes to help you effectively diagnose the most challenging painful conditions. You'll have a wealth of straightforward guidance that you can apply in any clinical setting. Atlas of Uncommon Pain Syndromes is also an ideal review tool for the Pain Management Certification examinations!