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Title Chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain / editors, Robert B. Raffa [and others]
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2013]
©2013
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Contents Chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain : clinical features / Michael Husband and Richard Langford -- Assessment and grading of cancer chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain / Judith A. Paice -- Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy : review of clinical studies / Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr. and Jo Ann LeQuang -- Orofacial neuropathy and pain in cancer patients / Yehuda Zadik, Noam Yarom, and Sharon Elad -- Cancer chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain : the underlying peripheral neuropathy / Robert B. Raffa and Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr. -- Bedside to bench : research on chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain / Haijun Zhang, Juan P. Cata, and Patrick M. Dougherty -- In vivo models and assessment of pharmacotherapeutics for chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain / Sara Jane Ward -- Drug treatment for chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain : amitriptyline as an example / Eija Kalso -- Experimental design and analysis of drug combinations applicable to chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain / Ronald J. Tallarida -- Central neuromodulation for chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain / Helena Knotkova, Dru J. Nichols, and Ricardo A. Cruciani -- Nerve decompression for chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain / Michael I. Rose
Summary "Written for Pain Management Practitioners, Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Pharmacologists, and Primary Care Practitioners, as well as students in these fields, this reference provides insight into chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain cancer survivors suffer. It reviews the basic and clinical research into the normal physiology of pain transmission pathways, neuropathic pain pathology, the chemotherapeutic drug mechanisms of action and adverse effects, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, and drug discovery efforts for treatment. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this reference covers both basic science and clinical research, providing a unique insight into drug discovery efforts"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Antineoplastic agents -- Side effects.
Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Complications.
Neuralgia.
Antineoplastic Agents.
Chronic Pain.
Neuralgia.
Pain Measurement.
Genre/Form Review.
Form Electronic book
Author Raffa, Robert B.
ISBN 1306133912 (ebk)
1439862192 (electronic bk.)
9781306133913 (ebk)
9781439862193 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)