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Published: 10 October 2019

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190920142

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Preoperative Optimization of the Chronic Pain Patient

Enhanced Recovery Before Surgery

Heath B. McAnally, Lynda Welton Freeman, and Beth Darnall

  • The first book to address the complex and costly problem of failure to optimize chronic pain and underlying pathology prior to surgery
  • Synthesizes the evidence for intervening upon high-yield risk factors associated with chronic pain and poor surgical outcomes
  • Provides a novel, shared medical-behavioral approach to optimizing the chronic pain patient, and enhancing their recovery before surgery

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