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Title Science of pain / edited by Allan I. Basbaum and M. Catherine Bushnell
Imprint Oxford ; San Diego : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2009
book jacket
 Life Sci. LIB  WL704 S416 2009    DUE 02-08-22  -  30150100344255
Descript x, 1078 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The adequate stimulus -- Pain theories -- Anatomy of nociceptors -- Molecular biology of the nociceptor/transduction -- Zoster-associated pain and nociceptors -- Ectopic generators -- Sodium channels -- Physiology of nociceptors -- Itch -- Thermal sensation (cold and heat) through thermosensitive TRP channel activation -- The development of nociceptive systems -- Appropriate/inappropriate developed "pain" paths -- Pain control: a child-centered approach - Assaying pain-related genes: preclinical and clinical correlates -- Evolutionary aspects of pain -- Redheads and pain -- Autonomic nervous system and pain -- Sympathetic blocks for pain -- Sprouting in dorsal root ganglia -- Vagal afferent neurons and pain -- Sex, gender, and pain -- Neurotrophins and pain -- Morphological and neurochemical organization of the spinal dorsal horn -- Spinal cord physiology of nociception -- What is a wide-dynamic-range cell? -- Spinal cord mechanisms of hyperalgesia and allodynia -- Glycine receptors -- Pain following spinal cord injury -- Long-term potentiation in pain pathways -- Immune system, pain and analgesia -- Mechanisms of glial activation after nerve injury --
Trigeminal mechanisms of nociception: peripheral and brainstem organization -- Migraine: a disorder involving trigeminal brainstem mechanisms -- Tooth pain -- Ascending pathways: anatomy and physiology -- Dorsal columns and visceral pain -- Visceral pain -- Irritable bowel syndrome -- Pain in childbirth -- Urothelium as a pain organ -- The brainstem and nociceptive modulation -- Emotional and behavioral significance of the pain signal and the role of the midbrain periaqueductal gray (PAG) -- The thalamus and nociceptive processing -- Psychophysics of sensations evoked by stimulation of the human central nervous system -- Nociceptive processing in the cerebral cortex -- Phantom limb pain -- Human insular recording and stimulation -- The rostral agranular insular cortex -- Descending control mechanisms -- Diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC) -- Fibromyalgia -- Pain perception: nociception during sleep --
Pharmacological modulation of pain -- Forebrain opiates -- Neuropathic pain: basic mechanisms (animal) -- Animal models and neuropathic pain -- Neuropathic pain: clinical -- Neurogenic inflammation in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) -- Complex regional pain syndromes -- Postroke pain -- Psychophysics of pain -- Consciousness and pain -- Assessing pain in animals -- Psychological modulations of pain -- The placebo effect -- Hypnotic analgesia
Subject Pain
Pain -- Physiological aspects
Nociceptors -- physiology
Alt Author Basbaum, A. I
Bushnell, M. Catherine, 1949-
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