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Title Neuropathic pain / editor, Michael I. Bennett
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 204 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford pain management library
Oxford pain management library.
Contents Contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Theories, history, and current taxonomy; 2 Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain; 3 Epidemiology; 4 Clinical assessment and diagnostic work-up; 5 Screening tools and measurement tools for neuropathic pain; 6 Peripheral neuropathic pain; 7 Central neuropathic pain; 8 Complex regional pain syndrome; 9 Cancer neuropathic pain; 10 Neuropathic back pain; 11 Antidepressants and antiepileptics for neuropathic pain; 12 Local anaesthetics and other pharmacological approaches; 13 Ketamine and other NMDA receptor antagonists; 14 Opioids
15 Intrathecal drug delivery and neurolytic blocks16 Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and acupuncture; 17 Spinal cord stimulation; 18 Drug synergy and sequencing; 19 Patient perspectives; Appendix 1: Useful links; Appendix 2: Neuropathic pain descriptor scales; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Summary Neuropathic pain is increasingly recognized as a chronic disabling condition. It is frequently thought of as harder to treat than other pain types, and it often results in a poorer quality of life. Around 30% of adults in the UK alone have some type of chronic pain and some estimates suggest that one in five of these will have symptoms of neuropathic pain. This second edition of the popular pocketbook has been fully updated to include recent developments in the diagnosis and management of neuropathic pain. It includes new chapters on the clinical assessment of neuropathic pain and the use of sc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Central pain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nervous system -- Pathophysiology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Neuralgia -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pain Management.
Chronic Disease.
Pain -- diagnosis.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Bennett, Michael I.
ISBN 0191575879 (electronic bk.)
9780191575877 (electronic bk.)