|Author||: Fred M. Howard|
|Publisher||: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Total Pages||: 529|
|ISBN 10||: 9780781717243|
|ISBN 13||: 0781717248|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
This clinical guide offers much-needed assistance in pinpointing the c ause of acute, chronic, and recurring pelvic pain and recommends the m ost effective medical or surgical treatment for the pain and the under lying disorder. The chapters present detailed, methodical guidelines f or the workup of the patient with chronic pelvic pain and for the diag nosis and treatment of the many disorders that cause pelvic discomfort . The section on diagnosis and treatments follows an organ-based appro ach, providing the most efficient, cost-effective way to "rule out" va rious causes of pelvic pain. Appendices include pain maps, pain diarie s, pain scales, and depression scales.