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Central Pain Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management
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Central Pain Syndrome: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Canavero, Sergio; Bonicalzi, Vincenzo
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-1-107-01021-5
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89
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This fully updated new edition of the definitive, unrivalled, no-nonsense textbook provides new treatment guidelines that aid the reader in effective management.

The book features encyclopedic coverage of all drug and surgical therapies, including the hot field of non-invasive and invasive cortical stimulation. Twenty-six chapters have been totally rewritten and include expanded sections on deep brain, spinal and other forms of stimulation, and a chapter on the efficacy of alternative and complementary medicine. Critical analysis of all current competing theories, including an expanded account of the leading dynamic reverberation theory which now incorporates a cortical attractor-based model, is also featured, as are clear-cut indications on drug usage, with black boxes for ineffective or dangerous drugs.

A classic textbook widely hailed on patients' websites, this is key reading for medical specialists and trainees in pain management, neurology, neurosurgery and anesthesiology, as well as for patients

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Canavero, Sergio; Bonicalzi, Vincenzo
  • ISBN: 978-1-107-01021-5
  • Specialty:
    Anesthesiology
    Pain Management
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 396
  • Illustrations: 20
  • Year: 2011
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89

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