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Pain

A Review Guide

  • Covers major US and international pain curricula

  • Written by expert international pain physicians

  • Includes high yield exam questions

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Table of contents (277 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Pain Mechanisms and Pathways

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Anatomy of the nervous system

      • Sherif Zaky, Christine S. Zaky, Alaa Abd-Elsayed
      Pages 3-8
    3. Anatomy of the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous System

      • Colin Phillips, Katherine Ower
      Pages 9-14
    4. Different Types of Pain

      • Alaa Abd-Elsayed, Timothy R. Deer
      Pages 15-16
    5. Peripheral Mechanisms

      • Thomas S. McDowell
      Pages 17-19
    6. Spinal and Medullary Dorsal Horn Mechanisms

      • Thomas S. McDowell
      Pages 21-23
    7. Segmental and Brain Stem Mechanisms

      • Sherif Zaky, Christine S. Zaky, Alaa Abd-Elsayed
      Pages 25-28
    8. Thalamocortical Mechanisms

      • George Girgis, Sidra Khalid, Sherif Zaky
      Pages 29-31
    9. Experimental Models

      • Tom Mahakian, Mark R. Jones, Alan David Kaye
      Pages 33-36
    10. Synaptic Transmission of Pain in the Dorsal Horn

      • Thomas S. McDowell
      Pages 41-44
    11. Central Sensitization

      • Robert H. Jenkinson
      Pages 45-48
    12. Neurotransmitters Involved in Pain Modulation

      • Thomas S. McDowell
      Pages 49-51
    13. Development of Pain Behavior in the Fetus and Newborn

      • Cody M. Koress, Mark R. Jones, Alan David Kaye
      Pages 53-55
    14. Long-Term Consequences of Neonatal Pain

      • Timothy Casias
      Pages 59-61
  3. Research and Study Design

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63
    2. Important Statistical Terms

      • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
      Pages 65-67
    3. Appropriate Choice of Statistical Tests

      • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
      Pages 69-71

About this book

This concise but comprehensive guide covers all common procedures in pain management necessary for daily practice, and includes all topics on the pain medicine curricula of the American Board of Anesthesiology, World Institute of Pain/Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice, and American Board of Pain Medicine. All nerve blocks (head, neck, back, pelvis and lower extremity) are discussed.

Pain: A Review Guide is aimed at trainees in pain medicine all over the world. This book will also be beneficial to all practitioners who practice pain.

Keywords

  • Pain mechanism
  • Pain assessment
  • Clinical nerve function study
  • Pain treatment
  • Pain management

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA

    Alaa Abd-Elsayed

About the editor

Alaa Abd-Elsayed completed his MBBCh and MPH at Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt in 2000 and 2006, respectively. He did an internship at Internship, Assiut University Hospitals, Assiut, Egypt and completed a Clinical research fellowship in Anesthesiology at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He then moved to University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA for a further internship, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since 2014 he has worked at UW, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA, starting as Assistant Professor/Staff Anesthesiologist and now as Medical Director for the UW Pain Clinic and Director of Pain Services for UW Health.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Pain

  • Book Subtitle: A Review Guide

  • Editors: Alaa Abd-Elsayed

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-99124-5

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-99123-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-99124-5

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXVI, 1334

  • Number of Illustrations: 22 b/w illustrations, 80 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

Buying options

eBook USD 149.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-99124-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 199.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)