Wall and Melzack’s Textbook of Pain, 5e
ISBN/ASIN: 0443072876,9780443072871 | 2005 | English | pdf | 1280/1258 pages | 199 Mb
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone | Author: Stephen McMahon FMedSci FSB, Martin Koltzenburg MD FRCP | Edition: 5
WALL AND MELZACK'S TEXTBOOK OF PAIN, revised under new editorial leadership, and with a host of new, multidisciplinary international contributors, the 5th Edition once again covers virtually every aspect of pain. More than 125 leading minds in the field document all of the very latest knowledge about the neurophysi¬ology, psychology, and assessment of every type of pain syndrome, and describe today's full range of pharmacologic, surgical, electrostimulative, physiotherapeutic, and psychological management options.Covers all aspects of the physiology, psychology, assessment, and management of pain.Features contributions from a "who's who" of authorities in pain medicine, ensuring that the book is the most current, reliable, and complete core reference in the field.Features the expertise of two highly respected new editors-Stephen McMahon, PhD and Martin Koltzenburg, MD, PhD-as well as many new contributors, for a completely fresh look at the subject.Uses a new, consistent format to present therapeutic options in an easy-to-review manner.Provides increased coverage of anesthetic techniques.Incorporates the most recent pharmacologic developments involving drug categories such as anticonvulsants, antidepressants, muscle relaxants, and cannabinoids.Several new chapters, including the one on addiction to pain medication, clinical trials, and evidence-based medicine in pain, extended headache section (1 chapter in 4/e vs. 4 chapters in 5/e).Offers many new illustrations to provide a colorful and graphic representation of important concepts.Reflects all of the changes that have taken place in this rapidly moving field.