Chronic Pain and HIV (Innbundet)

A Practical Approach

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 192
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781118777411
Kategori: Helse- og sosialfag
Omtale Chronic Pain and HIV
Patients suffering from HIV/AIDS often experience chronic pain due to the many diseases and infections they pick up as a result of a weakened immune system. It interferes with their quality of life and physical functioning, impacts adherence to antiretroviral therapy and HIV primary care, and is associated with significant psychological/social distress and substance use disorders.
Chronic Pain and HIV addresses all these complex issues that can influence pain care that can influence pain care for the patient with HIV and acts both as a primer and a comprehensive review to define the field of chronic pain management. Using a clear, clinical approach, key topics include the following:
Musculoskeletal pain in individuals in HIVHeadache in individuals with HIVPsychiatric comorbidities among individuals with HIV and chronic painPotential benefit and harm of prescription opioids in HIVPain at the end of life in individuals with AIDSTreatment of chronic pain syndromes in the HIV-infected person.
Edited by an outstanding team with extensive experience in HIV/AIDS and pain/palliative care, every chapter is written by a world-famous expert in their field who provides a thorough review of the relevant literature, including the very latest in management guidelines from the leading international societies.
Perfect for all those in primary care, as well as infectious disease specialists managing patients with HIV/AIDS, Chronic Pain and HIV provides sensible, straightforward clinical advice to ensure the best possible patient management.

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