oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Handbook of pain management, Ronald Melzack, Patrick D. Wall : book review

Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



Extracted from text ... Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia & Analgesia - February 2005 38 Handbook of pain Management **** Ronald Melzack, Patrick D. Wall. Churchill Livingston, 2003. 753 pp. ISBN 0-443-07201-9. Medical practice from a patient's perspective often revolves around the pain that he or she will experience through out and beyond the management period. A patient's perception of how good or bad a doctor is, is often defined in terms of the amount of pain experienced after the treatment. In this book Melzack and Wall firstly define clinical pain states. This is followed by therapeutic options and lastly they comment on ..

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