Table of Contents

Introduction. Neurophysiology. Neuroanatomy. Neuropharmacology - introduction. Peripheral mechanisms. Central mechanisms. Non-pharmacological interventions. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and paracetamol. Local anaesthetics – other membrane stabilisers. Opioids. Adjuvant and miscellaneous drugs used in pain. Peripheral interventions. Pain as a clinical entity. Epidemiology. Pain assessment. Psychological issues and pain. Interventions. Management strategies. Pain, ethics and research.

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443103360
Electronic ISBN:
9780702066191

About the author

John Hughes

Affiliations and Expertise

Pain Managemnet Unit, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK gregory.ginsberg.uphs.upenn.edu; (sec)