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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Dural and pial pain-sensitive structures in humans: new inputs from awake craniotomies

Denys Fontaine, Fabien Almairac, Serena Santucci, Charlotte Fernandez, Radhouane Dallel, Johan Pallud and Michel Lanteri-Minet.

in Brain

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System; Pain Medicine. 3753 words.

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Our knowledge on intracranial pain-sensitive structures in humans comes essentially from observations during neurosurgical procedures performed in...

Capsaicin-sensitive C- and A-fibre nociceptors control long-term potentiation-like pain amplification in humans

Florian Henrich, Walter Magerl, Thomas Klein, Wolfgang Greffrath and Rolf-Detlef Treede.

in Brain

September 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System; Pain Medicine. 10403 words.

Long-term potentiation in the spinal dorsal horn requires peptidergic C-fibre activation in animals. Perceptual correlates of long-term potentiation following high-frequency electrical...

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Basic principles of chronic pain

Edited by Peter Brook, Jayne Connell and Tony Pickering.

in Oxford Handbook of Pain Management

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Pain Medicine. 3849 words.

History 144

Examination 146

Measurement of chronic pain 148

Assessment of neuropathic pain 150

Epidemiology of chronic pain 152

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Culturally Respectful Palliative Care

Polly Mazanec and Joan T. Panke.

in Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Nursing. 9280 words.

This chapter defines culturally respectful palliative care and discusses how the advanced practice registered nurse can integrate it into clinical practice. The chapter emphasizes the...

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Cervical Transforaminal/Nerve Root Injections: Computed Tomography

Tilman Wolter.

in Multimodality Imaging Guidance in Interventional Pain Management

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Radiology. 4910 words.

Computed tomography (CT)–guided selective cervical nerve root blocks, particularly in the dorsal/posterior access, are sensitive, specific, efficacious, and safe. If performed with a...

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Hip Joint Injections: Ultrasound

Hariharan Shankar and Marina Vardanyan.

in Multimodality Imaging Guidance in Interventional Pain Management

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Radiology. 2530 words.

Hip pain is a common presentation in medical practice, and causes include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital hip abnormalities, and trauma. Chronic hip pain significantly...

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Facet Joint Interventions: Fluoroscopy

David Jamison, Indy Wilkinson and Steven P. Cohen.

in Multimodality Imaging Guidance in Interventional Pain Management

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Radiology. 13593 words.

This chapter reviews the diagnosis and treatment of facet joint pain. Fluoroscopic guidance is commonly used to optimize treatment outcomes. The only reliable way to identify a painful...

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Dysfunction of the Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal Axis and Associated Stress Axes in the Development of Chronic Low Back Pain

John McBeth and Andrea Power.

in From Acute to Chronic Back Pain

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience; Pain Medicine. 10504 words.

As discussed in Parts 2 to 4 of this volume, low back pain (LBP) is a complex disorder whose aetiology is associated with a host of factors across multiple domains that include biological,...

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Thoracic Surgery in the Elderly Patient

Melanie Donnelly and Elizabeth Wilson.

in Acute Pain Medicine

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Critical Care. 7567 words.

Pain management in elderly patients poses unique challenges due to altered physiology (such as chronic renal insufficiency) and altered pharmacodynamics that make them more sensitive....

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Drivers of Pain Research and a Meeting in Issaquah

Kenneth L. Casey.

in Chasing Pain: The Search for a Neurobiological Mechanism

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 2109 words.

Researching the neurobiology of pain is driven by our need for improved, hopefully ideal, analgesics (pain medicine), to understand the mechanics of neurological functions generally...

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Peripheral neural mechanisms of cutaneous heat hyperalgesia and heat pain

Amanda H. Klein and Matthias Ringkamp.

in Landmark Papers in Pain

July 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology. 1252 words.

In the landmark paper discussed in this chapter, published in 1982, LaMotte et al. investigated the contribution of different cutaneous nerve fibres to heat pain and heat hyperalgesia in...

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We Feel Pain Too

Mario Incayawar and Sioui Maldonado-Bouchard.

in Culture, Brain, and Analgesia

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 6876 words.

It is in part to start to fill this gap in cultural understanding that Dr. Incayawar conducted this first study discussed in the present chapter. He and his team surveyed the Quichua people...

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Migraine photophobia originating in cone-driven retinal pathways

Rodrigo Noseda, Carolyn A. Bernstein, Rony-Reuven Nir, Alice J. Lee, Anne B. Fulton, Suzanne M. Bertisch, Alexandra Hovaguimian, Dean M. Cestari, Rodrigo Saavedra-Walker, David Borsook, Bruce L. Doran, Catherine Buettner and Rami Burstein.

in Brain

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System; Pain Medicine. 9733 words.

Migraine headache is uniquely exacerbated by light. Using psychophysical assessments in patients with normal eyesight we found that green light exacerbates migraine headache significantly...

Ethnic Disparities in Emergency Department Pain Management

Knox H. Todd and Mark J. Pletcher.

in Culture, Brain, and Analgesia

December 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 4904 words.

Emergency departments in the United States serve broad swaths of the population and are the single federally mandated source of universal health care access in the United States.2 From 1997...

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Biomarkers of pain: physiological indices of pain reactivity in infants and children

Susanne Brummelte, Tim F. Oberlander and Kenneth D. Craig.

in Oxford Textbook of Paediatric Pain

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Paediatrics; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Pain Medicine. 9079 words.

Biomarkers are common in all areas of clinical work, health research, and are critical indicators of diseases and physiological states. Preferably, a biomarker should be non-invasively...

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Ischemic Neuropathy

Jagan Devarajan and Beth H. Minzter.

in Neuropathic Pain

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Neurology. 8197 words.

This chapter discusses the subset of ischemic neuropathy which is due primarily to peripheral arterial disease. Peripheral arterial disease affects 5% of men and 2.5% of women and results...

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TRPA1/NOX in the soma of trigeminal ganglion neurons mediates migraine-related pain of glyceryl trinitrate in mice

Ilaria Maddalena Marone, Francesco De Logu, Romina Nassini, Muryel De Carvalho Goncalves, Silvia Benemei, Juliano Ferreira, Piyush Jain, Simone Li Puma, Nigel W Bunnett, Pierangelo Geppetti and Serena Materazzi.

in Brain

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Disorders of the Nervous System; Pain Medicine. 10388 words.

Abstract

Glyceryl trinitrate is administered as a provocative test for migraine pain. Glyceryl trinitrate causes prolonged mechanical allodynia in rodents,...

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

Edited by Terry Altilio and Shirley Otis-Green.

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services; Pain Medicine. 848 pages.

This comprehensive, evidence-informed text provides clinicians, researchers, policy-makers and academicians, with content to inform and enrich the guidelines recommended by the National...

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