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Title Pharmacology of pain / editors, Pierre Beaulieu ... [and others]
Published Seattle, WA : IASP Press, International Association for the Study of Pain, [2010]


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Description xiv, 622 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents Pt. I: Background. 1. Applied pain neurophysiology / Serge Marchand -- 2. Toward a rational taxonomy of analgesic drugs / David Lussier and Pierre Beaulieu -- Pt. II: Specific pharmacological pain targets. 3. Targeting the cyclooxygenase pathway / Pascale Vergne-Salle and Jean-Louis Beneytout -- 4. Pharmacology and mechanism of action of acetaminophen / Christophe Mallet and Alain Eschalier -- 5. Pharmacology of the opioid system / Juan Carlos Marvizon, Yao-Ying Ma, Andrew C. Charles, Wendy Walwyn, and Christopher J. Evans -- 6. Pharmacology of the cannabinoid system / Josée Guindon, Pierre Beaulieu, and Andrea G. Hohmann -- 7. Sodium channels in pain pharmacology / Theodore R. Cummins and Stephen G. Waxman -- 8. Potassium and calcium channels in pain pharmacology / Sérgio H. Ferreira, William A. Prado, and Luiz F. Ferrari -- 9. Toward deciphering the respective roles of multiple 5-HT receptors in the complex serotonin-mediated control of pain / Valérie Kayser, Sylvie Bourgoin, Florent Viguier, Benôit Michot, and Michel Hamon -- 10. Glutamate and GABA receptors in pain transmission / Ke Ren and Ronald Dubner - 11. Dopamine pathways and receptors in nociception and pain / Francisco Pellicer, J. Manuel Ortega-Legaspi, Alberto López-Avila, Ulises Coffeen, and Orlando Jaimes -- 12. Neurotrophic factors, neuropeptides, and nitric oxide: therapeutic targets in chronic pain mechanisms / Amelia A. Staniland, Jean-Sébastien Walczak, and Stephen B. McMahon -- 13. Cytokines, chemokines, and pain / Claudia Sommer and Fletcher White -- 14. Adenosine triphosphate and adenosine receptors and pain / Geoffrey Burnstock and Jana Sawynok -- 15. The transient receptor potential (TRP) family in pain and temperature sensation / Gehoon Chung, Sung Jun Jung, and Seog Bae Oh -- 16. Adrenergic and cholinergic targets in pain pharmacology / Ralf Baron and Wilfrid Jänig -- 17. New pain treatments in late development / Andre Dray and Martin N. Perkins -- Pt. III: Special topics in the pharmacology of pain. 18. Vulnerability to opioid tolerance, dependence, and addiction: an individual-centered versus drug-centered paradigm analysis / Guy Simonnet and Michel Le Moal -- 19. Pharmacogenetics of pain inhibition / Jeffrey S. Mogil -- 20. Placebo analgesia / Philippe Goffaux, Guillaume Léonard, Serge Marchand, and Pierre Rainville -- 21. Current animal tests and models of pain / Daniel Le Bars, Per T. Hansson, and Léon Plaghki -- Pt. IV: Clinical pharmacology of pain. 22. Pharmacological considerations for the obstetric patient / John S. McDonald and Wing-Fai Kwan -- 23. Pharmacological considerations in infants and children / Stephen C. Brown, Anna Taddio, and Patricia A. McGrath -- 24. Pharmacological considerations in older patients / David Lussier and Gisèle Pickering -- 25. Pharmacological considerations in obese patients and patients with renal or hepatic failure / Frédérique Servin -- 26. Pharmacological considerations in palliative care / Maxine Grace J. de la Cruz and Eduardo Bruera
Summary "This book provides a complete review of the pharmacology of pain, including mechanisms of drug actions, clinical aspects of drug use, and new developments. It describes the different systems involved in the perception, transmission, and modulation of pain and discusses the available options for pharmacological treatment of pain"--Provided by publisher
Notes "International Association for the Study of Pain"--Cover
Statement of responsibility on t.p. reads: editors, Pierre Beaulieu, David Lussier, Frank Porreca, Anthony H. Dickenson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Analgesics -- Effectiveness.
Analgesics -- Evaluation.
Pain -- Chemotherapy -- Evaluation.
Pain -- Chemotherapy.
Analgesics -- pharmacology.
Pain -- drug therapy.
Author Beaulieu, Pierre, 1958-
International Association for the Study of Pain.
LC no. 2009047451
ISBN 0931092787
9780931092787 (alk. paper)