This book provides a practical and comprehensive review of pain medicine in a clear and easy to apply question and answer format. Divided by topic, the book includes Q&As on Pain Basics, Psychology, Common Pain Syndromes, Medications, Pain Management in Special Populations and Interventional Pain. It is intended as a guide for residents and fellows and is written in such a manner to provide instantaneous feedback on correct answer choice and explanation for self-evaluation while preparing for written board examinations.
Questions and Answers in Pain Medicine: A Guide to Board Exams fulfills the need for a resource that is similar to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) board examination in the US as well as international equivalents. It utilizes a fully Q&A approach which is how many students prefer to study. Written by a physician who has recently passed the ACGME written board exam and the founder of a pain management fellowship program for nearly 20 years, the authors provide valuable insight for successfully undertaking board examinations in pain medicine.
• Features 1000 questions written in a format similar to that of ACGME written board exam in Pain Management
• Answers are provided for each question with explanations to provide a unique study guide
• Explanations include reasoning for incorrect answer choices and provide guidance for further study where applicable