Table of Contents

SECTION 1 - CLINICAL PAIN STATES
Soft tissue, joints and bones


Acute and postoperative pain
Michael Cousins, Ian Power
Osteoarthritis
Paul Creamer
Rheumatoid arthritis
Malcolm I V Jayson
Muscles, tendons and ligaments
Dianne J Newham, Kerry R Mills
Chronic back pain
Donlin M Long
Upper extremity pain
Anders E Sola
Fibromyalgia
Robert M Bennett

Deep and visceral pain

Abdominal pain
Laurence M Blendis
Heart, vascular and haemopathic pain
Paolo Procacci, Massimo Zoggi, Marco Maresca
Chronic pelvic pain
Andrea J Rapkin
Obstetric pain
John S McDonald
Genitourinary pain
Ursula Wesselmann, Arthur L Burnett

Head

Orofacial pain
Yair Sharav
Trigeminal, eye and ear pain
Joanna M Zakrozwska
Headache
Jean Schoenen, Peter S Sándor

Nerve and root damage

Phantom pain and other phenomena after amputation
Troels Scaehelin Jensen, Lone Nikolajsen
Peripheral neuropathies
J W Scadding
Complex regional pain syndrome
J W Scadding
Nerve root disorders and arachnoiditis
David Dubuisson

Central nervous system

Central pain
Jörgen Boivie
Spinal cord injury
Aleksander Beric
Pain and psychological medicine
Harold Merskey

SECTION 2 - THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
Pharmacology


Antipyretic (non-narcotic) analgesics
Kay Brune, Hanns Ulrich Zeilhofer
Psychotropic drugs
Richard Monks, Harold Merskey
Opioids
Robert G Twycross
Local anaesthetics and epidurals
H J McQuay, RA Moore
Atypical analgesic drugs and sympathetic blockers

Details

No. of pages:
744
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443072017
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036422

About the authors

Ronald Melzack

Affiliations and Expertise

E. P. Taylor Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Patrick Wall

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Physiology, St Thomas’s Hospital, London, UK