Wall & Melzack's Textbook of Pain
- Edition: 6th Revised edition
- Author/s: Koltzenburg, Martin; McMahon, Stephen; Tracey, Irene; Turk, Dennis C.
- Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
- ISBN: 9780702040597
- Format: Mixed media product
- Pages: 1184 pages
- Publication date: 16 May 2013
- Dimensions: 222mm (Width), 281mm (Height)
Presents information on genetics, neurophysiology, psychology, and assessment of every type of pain syndrome. This title provides practical guidance on the range of pharmacologic, interventional, electrostimulative, physiotherapeutic, and psychological management options.
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.
Section I: Neurobiology of Pain 1 Peripheral Mechanisms of Cutaneous Nociception 2 Molecular Biology of Sensory Transduction 3 Inflammatory Mediators and Modulators of Pain 4 Microglia: Critical Mediators of Pain Hypersensitivity after Peripheral Nerve Injury 5 Neuroanatomical Substrates of Spinal Nociception 6 Spinal Cord Plasticity and Pain 7 Representation of Pain in the Brain 8 Central Nervous System Mechanisms of Pain Modulation 9 Development of Pain Pathways and Mechanisms 10 Genetics of Pain 11 Animal Models of Pain 12 Ascending Projection Systems 13 Autonomic, Endocrine, and Immune Interactions in Acute and Chronic Pain 14 Itch Section II: Assessment and Psychology of Pain 15 Gender Differences in Pain and Its Relief 16 Epidemiology of Pain 17 Emotion, Motivation, and Pain 18 Cognitive and Learning Aspects 19 Psychiatric Pain-Associated Co-morbidities 20 Studies of Pain in Human Subjects 21 Pain Measurement in Adult Patients 22 Pain in Older Persons 23 Measurement and Assessment in Pediatric Pain 24 Assessment of Pain Beliefs, Coping and Function 25 Hypnotic Analgesia 26 Pain, Opiates, and Addiction 27 Placebo Analgesia Section III: Pharmacology and Treatment of Pain 28 Spinal Pharmacology of Nociceptive Transmission 29 Methods of Therapeutic Trials 30 Opioids: Basic Mechanisms 31 Opioids: Clinical Use 32 Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Basic Aspects 33 Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Clinical Use 34 Antidepressants Analgesics 35 Mechanism of Action of Anticonvulsants as Analgesic Drugs 36 Anticonvulsants: Clinical 37 Local Anaesthetic Blocks and Epidurals 38 Cannabinoids 39 Analgesic Drugs in Development 40 Neurosurgical Approaches to the Treatment of Pain 41 Spinal Cord and Brain Stimulation 42 The Cognitive-Behavioral Approach to Pain Management 43 A Critical Appraisal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Section IV: Clinical States: Deep Somatic Tissue 44 Joint Pain: Basic Mechanisms 45 Basic Mechanisms of Muscle Pain 46 Postoperative Pain and Its Management 47 Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis 48 Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Myofascial Pain Syndrome 49 Low Back Pain 50 Non-Specific Arm Pain Section V: Clinical States/Viscera 51 Visceral Pain: Basic Mechanisms 52 Thoracic Pain 53 A Clinical Perspective on Abdominal Pain 54 Genitourinary Pain 55 Obstetric Pain Section VI: Clinical States/Headache and Facial Pain 56 Trigeminal Mechanisms of Nociception 57 Acute and Chronic Orofacial and Dental Pain 58 Migraine and the Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias 59 Tension-Type Headache 60 Pain in and around the Eye Section VII: Clinical States/Neuropathic Pain 61 Neuropathic Pain: Pathophysiological Response of Nerves to Injury 62 Animal Models of Experimental Neuropathic Pain 63 Central Consequences of Peripheral Nerve Damage 64 Phantom Limb 65 Painful Peripheral Neuropathies 66 Trigeminal and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia 67 Complex Regional Pain Syndromes 68 Pain Following Spinal Cord Injury 69 Central Pain 70 Pharmacological Therapy of Neuropathic Pain 71 Surgery for Back and Neck Pain (Including Radiculopathies) Section VIII: Clinical States/Cancer Pain 72 Cancer Pain: Causes, Consequences, and Therapeutic Opportunities 73 Cancer Pain Assessment and Syndromes 74 Analgesic Therapy and Palliative Care in Children 75 Cancer Pain: Treatment Overview 76 Pain Control in the Care of the Dying