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Science of Pain

English · Hardback

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Zusammenfassung Offers a scientific understanding behind the common pain disorders. This book covers various aspects of pain science! from molecular and cellular pathways of pain to pain disorders and their treatments. It includes topics specific to gender and age group addressing the trend in research toward developing individualized treatments.

List of contents

Preface by Basbaum and Bushnell

1 The Adequate Stimulus
R.D. Treede Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany

2 Pain Theories
F. Cervero McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

3 Anatomy of Nociceptors
S. Mense Institut für Anatomie und Zellbiologie, Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

4 Molecular Biology of the Nociceptor/Transduction
M.S. Gold University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

5 Zoster-Associated Pain and Nociceptors
H. Maija Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

6 Ectopic Generators
M. Devor Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

7 Sodium Channels
John N. Wood University College London, London, UK

8 Physiology of Nociceptors
M. Ringkamp Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

9 Itch
E. Carstens University of California, Davis, CA, USA

10 Thermal Sensation (Cold and Heat) through Thermosensitive TRP Channel Activation
Makoto Tominaga National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Okazaki, Japan

11 The Development of Nociceptive Systems
G.J. Hathway University College London, London, UK

12 Appropriate/Inappropriate Developed Pain Paths
J. Schouenborg Lund University, Lund, Sweden

13 Pain Control: A Child-Centered Approach
Patricia A. McGrath The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

14 Assaying Pain-Related Genes: Preclinical and Clinical Correlates
V.E. Scott Global Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Abbott Park, IL, USA

15 Evolutionary Aspects of Pain
E.T. Walters University of Texas at Houston, Medical School, Houston, TX, USA

16 Redheads and Pain
J.S. Mogil McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

17 Autonomic Nervous System and Pain
W. Jänig Physiologisches Institut, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

18 Sympathetic Blocks for Pain
Sharma Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

19 Sprouting in Dorsal Root Ganglia
E.M. McLachlan Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Randwick, NSW, Australia

20 Vagal Afferent Neurons and Pain
W. Jänig Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany

21 Sex, Gender, and Pain
R.B. Fillingim University of Florida College of Dentistry, Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science Gainesville, FL, USA

22 Neurotrophins and Pain
Lorne M. Mendell State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA

23 Morphological and Neurochemical Organization of the Spinal Dorsal Horn
A. Ribeiro-da-Silva McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

24 Spinal Cord Physiology of Nociception
A.R. Light University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

25 What is a Wide-Dynamic-Range Cell
D. Le Bars INSERM U-713, Paris, France

26 Spinal Cord Mechanisms of Hyperalgesia and Allodynia
T.J. Coderre McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

27 Glycine Receptors
H.U. Zeilhofer University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzer


"Science of Pain would be a welcome addition to any pain scientist's book collection and for anyone looking for a reference book about basic science of pain and related disorders."-- European Journal of Pain (February 2011)

Product details

Authors Allan I Basbaum, Allan I. Basbaum
Assisted by Allan I. Basbaum (Editor), M. C. Bushnell (Editor)
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 04.08.2008
EAN 9780123746252
ISBN 978-0-12-374625-2
No. of pages 1088
Dimensions 197 mm x 260 mm x 57 mm
Subject Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Medicine

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