Accession Number:

ADA622218

Title:

Artiss Symposium 2014: Psychiatry and Pain Management

Descriptive Note:

Conference proceedings

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED NATIONAL MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER BETHESDA MD

Report Date:

2014-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

What is the definition of pain Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience which is associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage. I had two really interesting patients this week. One was a woman with phantom pain, subsequent to an above the knee amputation AKA after a traumatic accident where she lost her leg. She came in with severe pain. How do you treat it Nerve blocks all failed. She used the TENS unit. All narcotics failed to help her. The medical student and resident who saw the case with me recognized that I had seen this patient 20 years ago for vocal cord dysphonia. What do you do with a patient like this

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE