Description of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Clinical Guide
This book provides an up-to date, extensive, and focused review of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). It reflects the current scientific understanding of the disorder, describes appropriate treatment recommendations, and explores future directions of diagnosis and treatment.
Divided into three sections, the first section covers the etiology and pathology of CRPS. The following section offers treatments and emerging advances in evaluation and/or treatment. The book then closes with an exploration of varying patient populations. Each chapter is authored by specialists experienced with CRPS research and treatment. Additionally, the review and recommendations provided reflect careful consideration of evidence-based medicine and medical consensus guidelines.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome targets a range of healthcare specialties including pain management, rheumatology, neurology, internal medicine, and family practice.
About the Author
Erin F. Lawson MD, Interventional Pain Management, Lexington Brain and Spine Institute, Lexington Medical Center
Joel P. Castellanos, MD, FAAPMR, Interventional Pain Faculty and Medical Director of Inpatient PM&R, University of California, San Diego