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Title Culture, brain, and analgesia : understanding and managing pain in diverse populations / edited by Mario Incayawar, Knox H. Todd
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 423 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Contributors; 1. Relevance of pain and analgesia in multicultural societies; PART 1: CULTURAL MODULATION OF PAIN EXPERIENCES; 2. A linguistic approach for understanding pain in the medical encounter; 3. Culture, placebo, and analgesia: clinical and ethical considerations; 4. Pain in children across cultures; 5. Pain in Indian culture: conceptual and clinical perspectives; 6. Insights on the pain experience in Mexican Americans; 7. We feel pain too: asserting the pain experience of the Quichua people
8. Allying with Chinese parents for enhanced control of pediatric postoperative pain9. Understanding Anglo-Americans' culture, pain, and suffering; PART 2: CULTURE AND PAIN ASSESSMENT; 10. Cross-cultural use and validity of pain scales and questionnaires-Norwegian case study; 11. The clinical encounter: implications for pain management disparities; 12. Social contexts of pain: patients, dentists, and ethnicity; PART 3: DISPARITIES AND INEQUITIES IN PAIN MANAGEMENT; 13. Implicit and explicit ethnic bias among physicians; 14. Ethnic disparities in emergency department pain management
15. Patient-provider ethnic concordance in pain control: negotiating the intangible barrier16. The effect of ethnicity on prescriptions for patient-controlled analgesia for post-operative pain; 17. Disparities in health care and pain management for Americans with sickle cell disease; 18. Unavailability of pain medicines in minority neighborhoods and developing countries; PART 4: CROSS-CULTURAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN; 19. Disparities in treatment of cancer pain in ethnic minority patients; 20. The pain of childbirth: management among culturally diverse women
21. Gender and ethnic differences in responses to pain and its treatment22. Pain management among Chinese-American cancer patients; 23. Pain and aging: managing pain in an ethnically diverse population; 24. Older African-Americans: managing pain among the underserved and most vulnerable populations; PART 5: PHARMACOGENOMICS AND ANALGESIC DRUGS; 25. Insensitivity to pain: lessons from recent genetics advances; 26. Opioid requirements and responses in Asians; 27. Ethnicity and psychopharmacotherapy in pain; PART 6: CONTEXTUAL ISSUES IN PAIN MEDICINE
28. Integrative medicine approach to chronic pain29. Physicians' perception of pain as related to empathy, sympathy and the mirror-neuron system; 30. Pain, culture, and pathways to care; PART 7: THE FUTURE OF ANALGESIA IN DIVERSE POPULATIONS; 31. Culture, pharmacogenomics, and personalized analgesia; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary In this book, the authors have placed culture in the forefront of their approach to study pain in an integrative manner. Culture should not be considered solely for knowing more about patients' values, beliefs, and practices. It should be studied with the purpose of unveiling its effects upon biological systems and the pain neuromatrix. The book discusses how a multidisciplinary and integrative approach to pain and analgesia should be considered. Some familiarity with the cultural background of patients and awareness of the provider's own cultural characteristics will allow the pain practition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Pain -- Treatment.
Cultural pluralism.
Cultural competence.
Pain -- ethnology
Analgesia -- methods
Analgesics -- therapeutic use
Cultural Competency
Cultural Diversity
Pain Management -- methods
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Cultural pluralism
Pain -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Incayawar, Mario
Todd, Knox H
ISBN 9780199370528