Pain Management Yearbook 2012

Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc, (Editor)
Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Adolescent Medicine, KY Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Mt Scopus Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Series: Health and Human Development
BISAC: MED093000



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In this yearbook for 2012 we present you with the latest research on pain management. We start our with experience from Hong Kong on palliative care and the four year training program and then further along the pages of this yearbook you will find information about pain, psychological symptoms and prescription drug misuse in HIV, oxygen therapy in patients with advanced lung disease, pain beliefs and pain-related profiles of older persons living in nursing homes, happiness among community-dwelling older persons, fibromyalgia in women, chronic headache, pain management programs and the role of radiotherapy for the management of painful bone metastases. It is our hope that you as the reader will find the information of interest and useful. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Pain Management Yearbook 2012…………………………………………1
(Meir Lotan and Joav Merrick)


Chapter 1
Improve Cancer Pain Control by Continuous Subcutaneous Ketamine Infusion: A Retrospective Case Review of Ketamine Treatment Protocol in an Oncology Center
(Sing Hung Lo, Wing Kin Sze, Kwok Keung Yuen, Frank Chi Sing Wong and Stewart Yuk Tung)

Chapter 2
Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression: Radiotherapy Outcome
(Linus K.K. Chau)

Chapter 3
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Highly Stressed Breast Cancer Survivors
(Rico Liu)

Chapter 4
Palliative Haemostatic Radiotherapy for Advanced Cancer of the Stomach
(Chi Yin Choi)

Chapter 5
Do Not Resuscitate – How is it Perceived ?
(Tsang Hin Ling Abby)

Chapter 6
Aggressiveness of Cancer-Care in Lung Cancer Patients Near the End-of-Life in an Oncology Center in Hong Kong
(Kuen Chan)

Chapter 7
A Cross Sectional Study of Use of Different Pain Assessment Tools in Chinese Cancer Patients
(Alice Ng)

Chapter 8
The Information Needs, Perceptions of Communication and Decision-Making Process of Cancer Patients Receiving Palliative Chemotherapy
(Patricia Che Mun Poon)


Chapter 9
Pain, Psychological Symptoms and Prescription Drug Misuse in HIV: A Literature Review
(Jennie C.I. Tsao, Michael W. Plankey and Mary A. Young)

Chapter 10
A Review of the Impact of Oxygen Therapy in Patients with Advanced Lung Disease
(Kaitlin Koo, Justin Kwong, Janet Nguyen, Florencia Jon, Liang Zeng, Kristopher Dennis, Lori Holden, Shaelyn Culleton, Luluel Khan, Amanda Caissie and Edward Chow)

Chapter 11
Assessing the Quantity and Quality of Experienced and Imagined Pain in Relation to Health Professional Status
(Jacqui McKechnie and Eric E. Brodie)

Chapter 12
Pain Beliefs and Pain-Related Profiles of Older Persons Living in Nursing Homes
(Mimi M.Y. Tse and Sinfia K.S. Vong)

Chapter 13
Needs Assessment of Patients and their Caregivers at the Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program
(Luluel Khan, Sarah Hugh, Shah Ansari, Andrew Chiang, Liang Zeng, Roseanna Presutti, Gunita Mitera, Liying Zhang, Elizabeth Barnes, Cyril Danjoux, Arjun Sahgal, Edward Chow and May Tsao)

Chapter 14
Happiness among Community-Dwelling Older Persons: Is it Related to Pain and Loneliness?
(Mimi M.Y. Tse, Alex M.H. Wong and Vanessa T.C. Wan)

Chapter 15
On Parole: The Natural History of Recovery from Fibromyalgia in Women - A Grounded Theory Study
(Kerstin A.H. Wentz, Christopher Lindberg and Lillemor R-M Hallberg)

Chapter 16
Autogenic Training in Patients Treated for Chronic Headache: A Randomised Clinical Trial
(Gisèle Pickering, Christel Creac’h, Françoise Radat, Jean-Michel Cardot, Jean-Pierre Alibeu, Gilbert André, Sylvie Chaib, Ludovic Douay, Françoise Hirsch, Véronique Malochet, Malou Navez, Pascale Picard, Eric Serra, Marc Sorel, Estelle Simen, Anne-C Sergent, Claude Dubray and Bernard Laurent)


Chapter 17
The Long-Term Effectiveness of Pain Management Programs: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
(Laura Chipchase, David Sheffield and Patrick Hill)

Chapter 18
The Need to Define Chronic Pain Self-Management
(Paul A. Cameron and Carrie Stewart)

Chapter 19
Evaluation of a Daily Diary for Assessing the Prevalence of Radiation Induced Emesis (RIE)
(Victoria Haid, Kinshuk Kumar, Eman Al Duhaiby, Jocelyn Pang, Carlo DeAngelis, Mark Pasetka, Yoo-Joung Ko, Janet Nguyen, Kristopher Dennis, Edward Chow and Hans T. Chung)

Chapter 20
Women with Fibromyalgia: Distress Avoidance Interferes with Gaps in Pain
(Kerstin Agneta Helena Wentz)

Chapter 21
The Role of Psychological Flexibility in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Preliminary Cross-Sectional Analysis of Processes and Treatment Feasibility
(Lance M. McCracken, Charlotte Boichat and Benjamin A. Rosser)

Chapter 22
Pain: The Continuing Epidemic
(Diomaris E. Jurecska, Mary A. Peterson, Jeri N. Turgensen and Julia Florea)

Chapter 23
Effect of Local Anesthesia and COX-2 Inhibitors after Thyroid Resection on Postoperative Pain. Results of Two Consecutive Randomized Controlled Monocenter Studies
(Stefan Schopf, Martin von Ahnen, Thomas von Ahnen, Edmund A.M. Neugebauer and Hans Martin Schardey)


Chapter 24
The Role of Radiotherapy (RT) for the Management of Painful Bone Metastases
(Vassiliou Vassilios, Vomvas Dimitrios, Kountourakis Pantelis, Polyviou Petros and Andreopoulos Demetrios)

Chapter 25
Symptom Clusters in Patients with Prostate Cancer: A Literature Review
(Nemica Thavarajah, Emily Chen, Gillian Bedard, Natalie Lauzon, Michelle Zhou, Dominic Chu and Edward Chow)

Chapter 26
Pharmacologic Management of Uncomplicated Painful Bone Metastases
(Vomvas Dimitrios, Kountourakis Panteleimon, Polyviou Petros, Andreopoulos Demetrios and Vassiliou Vassilios)

Chapter 27
Physical Therapy Management of Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review
(Katja Ehrenbrusthoff, Cormac G. Ryan, Patricia A. Schofield and Denis J. Martin)

Chapter 28
Positron Emission Tomography and Bone Metastases. A Review of the Literature
(Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Henry Lam, Natalie Lauzon, Katharine Hicks and Edward Chow)

Chapter 29
Long-Term Survival in Patients with Brain Metastases from Non Small Cell Lung Carcinoma: A Case Series
(Rehana Jamani, Kristopher Dennis, Florencia Jon, Nemica Thavarajah, Alex Mingay, Emily Chen, Janet Nguyen, Natalie Lauzon and Edward Chow)

Chapter 30
Heterotopic Ossification: Mimics of Other Benign and Malignant Etiologies
(Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Natalie Lauzon, Linda Probyn, Kristopher Dennis and Edward Chow)

Chapter 31
Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Appearing as Bone Metastases in Bone Scan in a Patient with Breast Cancer
(Gillian Bedard, Liang Zeng, Sunil Verma, Natalie Lauzon, Lori Holden, Kristopher Dennis, Michael Poon and Edward Chow)

Chapter 32
Unusual Presentation of Osteolytic Bone Metastases in Prostate Adenocarcinoma
(Michelle Zhou, Liang Zeng, Monique Christakis, Michael Poon, Emily Chen, Natalie Lauzon, Nemica Thavarajah, Julia DiGiovanni and Edward Chow)


Chapter 33
About the Editor

Chapter 34
About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development



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