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Case Studies in Neurological Pain
Sommer, Zochodne
Editore
Cambridge
Anno
2013
Pagine
148
ISBN
9780521695268
48,00 €
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Pain is one of the most common symptoms of neurological disease and its appropriate management is essential to the effective care of patients. Neurological disorders differ in their specific pain phenotype, mechanisms and therapy. Case Studies in Neurological Pain addresses the specific pain issues, treatment and pathophysiology in patients with a wide spectrum of neurological disease. Clinical case studies have long been recognized as a useful adjunct to problem-based learning and continuing professional development. They emphasize the need for clinical reasoning, integrative thinking, problem-solving, communication, teamwork and self-directed learning – all desirable generic skills for health care professionals. Presenting real-life cases – covering conditions including diabetic and idiopathic polyneuropathies, focal neuropathies, multiple sclerosis and headache disorders – this book provides neurologists, neurosurgeons, pain clinic specialists and primary care physicians with an understanding of problems encountered in neurological practice. There are also chapters on mechanisms of neurological pain and new treatment guidelines.

Features

• Includes recommended treatment plans to aid quick and accurate treatment
• Real-life cases facilitate understanding of the patient's problems more accurately than data from clinical trials
• Discusses mechanisms of pain and therapeutic challenges to guide researchers and industry in their approach to new therapies

 

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I. The Biology of Neuropathic Pain: 1. Mechanisms of neuropathic pain
Part II. Focal, or Localized Neuropathies: 2. Pain in carpal tunnel syndrome
3. Pain and cervical radiculopathy
4. Pain and diabetic lumbosacral plexopathy
5. Pain and meralgia paraesthetica
6. Pain and lyme radiculopathy (Borrelia-associated radiculitis)
7. Neuralgic amyotrophy
8. Painful radiculopathy associated with herpes zoster infection
Part III. Generalized neuropathies or polyneuropathies: 9. Pain and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
10. Pain and diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN)
11. Painful idiopathic polyneuropathy
12. Pain in vasculitic neuropathy
13. Painful polyneuropathy associated with anti-MAG autoantibodies
14. Painful polyneuropathy associated with inherited amyloidosis
15. Small fiber neuropathy in sarcoidosis
16. Pain and small fiber polyneuropathy in Fabry disease
Part IV. Other Neuromuscular and Neurological Disorders: 17. Pain and proximal myotonic myopathy (DM2)
18. Complex regional pain syndrome
19. Pain and polymyalgia rheumatica
20. Phantom pain
Part V. CNS Disorders: 21. Pain in Parkinson's disease
22. Pain associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
23. Pain in Brown–Séquard syndrome
24. Pain in syringomyelia
25. Central pain with thalamic infarct
26. Pain in multiple sclerosis
Part VI. Headache Disorders: 27. Chronic migraine
28. Cluster headache
29. Paroxysmal hemicrania
30. Trigeminal neuralgia
31. Headache and acute cerebral ischemia
Part VII. Treatment: 32. Therapeutics in neuropathic pain
Index.

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