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
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036422
Print ISBN:
9780443072017

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