Pain

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McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1987 - Medical - 354 pages
This latest edition provides a thorough overview of the neural mechanisms of pain. Relying on the latest basic and clinical research, a comprehensive approach to patient evaluation and current treatment strategies develop in this text. Subjects covering the sensory transmission system, pain modulation, and analgesic treatment modalities are discussed. Dozens of supplementary tables, figures, and illustrations summarize key information and further reinforce important clinical points.

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Contents

Painful Dysfunction of the Nervous System
133
The Psychology of Pain
171
Evaluation of Patients with Persistent Pain
205
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