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Central nervous system and pain

Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff

in Training in Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199227266
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199227266.003.0007

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Central nervous system and             pain

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The brain - Brainstem - Cranial nerves I - Cranial nerves II - The eye I - The eye II - The skull - The meninges and venous sinuses - Cerebral perfusion - Cerebrospinal fluid, intracranial pressure, and head injury - Excitation and inhibition in the CNS - Other neurotransmitters in the CNS - Intravenous anaesthetic agents - Total intravenous anaesthesia and pharmacokinetics I - Total intravenous anaesthesia and pharmacokinetics II - Inhalational agents I - Inhalational agents II - Inhalational agents III - Epilepsy and anticonvulsants - Antidepressants - Motor pathways - Somatosensory pathways - Nerve conduction - Local anaesthetics I - Local anaesthetics II - Physiology of pain I - Physiology of pain II - Analgesics: paracetamol and compound analgesics - Analgesics: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - Analgesics: opioids I - Analgesics: opioids II - Approach to perioperative pain - Patient-controlled and epidural analgesia

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Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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