The various pain diagnoses are classified according to different body regions (body areas where the pain originates and/or irradiates to).
The clinical picture, diagnostics, and potential treatment modalities are discussed per diagnosis.
The contents are jointly based on:
- "Praktische Richtlijnen Anesthesiologische Pijnbestrijding gebaseerd op Klinische Diagnosen", Editors: Jan Van Zundert, Frank Huygen, Jacob Patijn, Maarten van Kleef, 2009
- "Evidence Based Interventional Pain Management according to Clinical Diagnosis, Editors: Jan Van Zundert, Gregg Hartick, Jacob Patijn, Frank Huygen, Nagy Mekhail, Maarten van Kleef, (in press Wiley Blackwell, release 2012)
- The policy within the UPCM of the Department Anaesthesiology and Pain Management of the MUMC+.
Other not-yet-mentioned pain diagnoses will be added at a later date.