The Pain Management Testing Reference is
divided into six separate sections:
- A brief introduction to the practice of the distinct field of pain
- The testing associated with the practice of pain management and the
rationale behind a pain management profile.
- Individual descriptions of each drug involved in pain management testing,
including antidepressants, drugs for mild to moderate pain, and drugs for
- Appendices that include pain management forms, abbreviations, and a
glossary of terms
The Pain Management Testing Reference is intended for
those who engage in the clinical practice of pain management (e.g., physicians
and nurses) and laboratorians who are involved in the support of pain management
clinics, primarily through urine drug testing. The book also will be useful for
clinical chemists, pathologists, technologists, and practicing physicians who
wish to develop their services in the area of pain management or expand their
knowledge of an increasing, new field of medicine.