Wall & Melzack's Textbook of Pain,Expert Consult - Online and Print,6: Wall & Melzack's Textbook of Pain

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2013 - Medical - 1153 pages
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2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Anaesthesia category!

Apply the latest scientific and clinical advances with Wall & Melzack's Textbook of Pain, 6th Edition. Drs. Stephen McMahon, Martin Koltzenburg, Irene Tracey, and Dennis C. Turk, along with more than 125 other leading authorities, present all of the latest knowledge about the genetics, neurophysiology, psychology, and assessment of every type of pain syndrome. They also provide practical guidance on the full range of today's pharmacologic, interventional, electrostimulative, physiotherapeutic, and psychological management options.

Benefit from the international, multidisciplinary knowledge and experience of a "who's who" of international authorities in pain medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, neuroscience, psychiatry, psychology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, palliative medicine, and other relevant fields. Access the complete contents online anytime, anywhere at www.expertconsult.com. Translate scientific findings into clinical practice with updates on the genetics of pain, new pharmacologic and treatment information, and much more. Easily visualize important scientific concepts with a high-quality illustration program, now in full color throughout. Choose the safest and most effective management methods with expanded coverage of anesthetic techniques. Stay abreast of the latest global developments regarding opioid induced hyperalgesia, addiction and substance abuse, neuromodulation and pain management, identification of specific targets for molecular pain, and other hot topics.
 

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Contents

Section I Neurobiology of Pain
1
Section II Assessment and Psychology of Pain
221
Section III Pharmacology and Treatment of Pain
375
Section IV Clinical StatesDeep Somatic Tissue
609
Section V Clinical StatesViscera
703
Section VI Clinical StatesHeadache and Facial Pain
793
Section VII Clinical StatesNeuropathic Pain
861
Section VIII Clinical StatesCancer Pain
1029
Index
1101
IBC
1155
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