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Neuropathic pain : causes, management, and understanding

Author: Cory Toth; Dwight E Moulin
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Cambridge medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Central or peripheral neuropathic pain can be caused by a wide range of injuries, infections and diseases such as: spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke, herpes zoster, diabetes and cancer. Many of these pain syndromes are difficult to treat, representing a challenge for many neurologists not routinely trained in pain management. Written by an international team of experts in the field, Neuropathic Pain:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2013003685
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cory Toth; Dwight E Moulin
ISBN: 1139152211 9781139152211
OCLC Number: 869526632
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 368 pages).
Contents: 1. History and physical examination / Pam Squire and John Xavier Pereira --
2. Diagnostic testing in chronic neuropathic pain patients / Vishal Gupta and Michael Serpel --
3. Epidemiological considerations in neuropathic pain / Didier Bouhassira and Nadine Attal --
4. An overview of animal models for neuropathic pain / Patrick L. Stemkowski and Peter A. Smith --
5. Peripheral and central sensitization / Cory Toth --
6. Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain: voltage-gated sodium and calcium channels / Robyn Flynn and Christophe Altier --
7. Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain: inflammatory mediators / Paul J. Austin and Gila Moalem-Taylor --
8. Pathophysiology of neuropathic pain: signaling pathways and their magnification --
the role of neuronal toll-like receptors / Michael R. Due, Yohance M. Allete and Fletcher A. White --
9. Diabetic and other peripheral neuropathies / Cory Toth --
10. Postherpetic neuralgia: the prevention of a scourge / C. Peter N. Watson --
11. Painful conditions affecting the nerve roots and plexus / Kristine M. Chapman and Amanda Sherwin --
12. Neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury / Jan H. Vranken --
13. Central pain symptoms in multiple sclerosis / Scott Jarvis and Bradley J. Kerr --
14. Central post-stroke pain / Maan Kattan and Dwight E. Moulin --
15. The complex regional pain syndromes and post-traumatic neuralgias / Anne Louise Oaklander and Steven H. Horowitz --
16. The management of neuropathic pain in cancer patients / Wojciech Leppert --
17. Fibromyalgia / Mary-Ann Fitzcharles and Peter Ste-Marie --
18. Antidepressants: TCA and SNRIs / Maija Haanpa --
19. Gabapentinoids and other anticonvulsants / Howard S. Smith, Charles E. Argoff, Manpreet Kaur and Harsha Nagaraja --
20. Opioids / Andrea D. Furlan and Angela Mailis-Gagnon --
21. Cannabinoids / Mark A. Ware --
22. Local anesthetics and other interventional approaches / Ian Carroll --
23. Spinal cord stimulation and other neuromodulation / Krishna Kumar and Syed Rizvi --
24. Drug synergy and therapeutic combinations / Stephan A. Schug --
25. The person with pain perspective and participation --
an essential component of successfully managing chronic neuropathic pain / Lynn Kerene Cooper --
26. Measuring outcomes in chronic neuropathic pain / Nadine Attal --
27. Impact of chronic pain upon anxiety, sleep, and mood dimensions / Scott Jarvis and Cory Toth --
28. Impact upon related conditions and quality of life / Bharati Vyawahare and John Hughes --
29. The future: new concepts and potential therapies / Nicole M. Sumracki, Lauren Nicotra, Yuen Kwok, Liang Liu, Krista van Steeg, Linda R. Watkins and Mark R. Hutchinson --
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Series Title: Cambridge medicine.
Responsibility: edited by Cory Toth, Dwight E. Moulin.

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As many conditions cause neuropathic pain, this book will allow health professionals to better comprehend this often misunderstood area.  Read more...

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