OverviewPocket Pain Medicine is an invaluable tool for every resident and practicing physician who needs to understand the essentials of acute and chronic pain management, including all current guidelines and standards of care. This concise, up-to-date, evidence-based reference guide is written in the popular Pocket Notebook Series format that is ideal for today's fast-paced health care environment. Information is presented in a schematic, outline format, with diagrams and tables for quick, easy reference. The book contains all the practical information the resident or practitioner needs to quickly diagnose the pain disorder, safely prescribe the required medications, and arrange for advanced pain care if needed. Pocket Pain Medicine will appeal to physicians in every specialty in both academic and private practice throughout the world.