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Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Fiona Hicks and Karen H Simpson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

In most patients, pain medication, along with physical therapy and supportive counselling, adequately controls the pain of terminal disease, but in some cases pain medication fails or produces ... More


Regional nerve blocks

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses regional nerve blocks. These can only be undertaken in an environment that provides enough facilities for skilled assistance, sterility, equipment, monitoring, appropriate ... More


Choice of technique

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses choosing the right technique to manage patients with pain. Before the World Health Organization provided the analgesic ladder and a wider range of drugs and routes became ... More


Simple peripheral nerve blocks and injections

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses simple peripheral nerve blocks and injections, which can provide excellent symptomatic relief with minimal discomfort and risk for the patient. The author first enumerates the ... More


Pain syndromes

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses some of the pain syndromes in cancer and non-cancer palliative care. It also provides suggestions for suitable nerve blocks, where applicable, and discusses cancer-related pain ... More


Adjuvant therapy in pain control

CICELY SAUNDERS, MARY BAINES, and ROBERT DUNLOP

in Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192625144
eISBN:
9780191730009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625144.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the use of adjuvant therapy in the management of pain in terminally ill patients. It explains that analgesics are sometimes not enough to relieve the pain in some patients and ... More


chapter 7

Rakesh Tandon (ed.)

in Structured Oral Examination Practice for the Final FRCA

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199584017
eISBN:
9780191917950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199584017.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Local anaesthesia for children

J.G. Meechan and G. Jackson

in Paediatric Dentistry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198789277
eISBN:
9780191917103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789277.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

A child’s future perceptions and expectations are likely to be conditioned by early experiences of dental treatment. Just under half of all children report low to ... More


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