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  • Cover Image Pain 2016: Refresher Courses, 16th World Congress on Pain
    Author(s): Sommer, Claudia L.; Wallace, Mark S.; Cohen, Steven P.; Kress, Michaela
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    Pain 2016 Refresher Courses: 16th World Congress on Pain, was written by the instructors of the Refresher Courses offered in conjunction with the 16th World Congress on Pain, held September 26-30, 2016, in Yokohama, Japan. The publication incorporates the latest thinking on a diverse range of topics in pain research and treatment and is a valuable resource not only for those new to the pain field but also for those seeking to update their knowledge.

  • Cover Image Pain in the Joints - Japanese Translation
    Author(s): Lars Arendt-Nielsen and Serge Perrot
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    To complement the 2016 IASP Global Year Against Pain in the Joints, Pain in the Joints provides a comprehensive overview of joint pain, including its assessment, mechanisms, and treatment options. Leading experts address general concepts as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges presented by this complex and growing problem that affects millions of people worldwide.
     
    Of interest to pain scientists and all clinicians involved in perioperative care and the management of chronic pain, this state-of-the-art volume discusses the basic science of joint pain and applies this knowledge to a better understanding of clinical joint pain conditions – from neurophysiology, genetics, and the pathophysiology of ongoing nociception to pain persistence and chronic pain development. Topics also include Animal Models of Osteoarthritic Pain • Joint Imaging in Osteoarthritis • Assessing Joint Pain • Exercise Therapy • Chronic Pain after Joint Surgery • Alternative Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis • Joint Pain in Childhood • and more.

  • Cover Image Fordyce's Behavioral Methods for Chronic Pain and Illness
    Author(s): Main, Chris J.; Keefe, Francis J., Jensen, Mark P.; Vlaeyen, Johan W.S.; Vowles, Kevin E.
    Abstract:
    Nearly 40 years after its original publication, one of the most influential texts on pain management is available again in a unique and enhanced edition. Now complemented by expert commentaries from leading authorities on psychologically oriented pain management and pain-associated disability, Fordyce's Behavioral Methods for Chronic Pain and Illness blends Dr. Fordyce's pioneering behavioral concepts with modern research and clinical practice. This innovative title is ideal for clinicians and researchers involved in the multidisciplinary assessment, treatment, and management of pain and pain-associated disorders, as well as anyone interested in behavioral approaches to chronic pain and illness.
     
  • Cover Image Pain 2014 Refresher Courses: 15th World Congress on Pain
    Author(s): Raja, Srinivasa N.; Sommer, Claudia L.
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    Pain 2014 Refresher Courses: 15th World Congress on Pain, was written by the contributors to the Refresher Courses offered in conjunction with the 15th World Congress on Pain, held October 6-11, 2014, in Buenos Aires. This publication spans a diverse range of topics including techniques, treatments, disorders, and drug development. It is a valuable resource not only for those new to the pain field but also for those seeking to update their knowledge of these topics.
     
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  • Cover Image Abdominal and Pelvic Pain: From Definition to Best Practice
    Author(s): Messelink, Bert; Baranowski, Andrew; Hughes, John
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    Looking for authoritative guidance on the current science and management of abdominal, pelvic, and visceral pain? Abdominal and Pelvic Pain integrates basic science and clinical phenotypes into a multidisciplinary continuum of care, encouraging improved national and international standards of management. More than 45 contributors provide clear discussions of management strategies; multidisciplinary teamwork; somatic and psychological aspects of pain; pharmacotherapy, physiotherapy, psychology, and neuromodulation; and much more.

  • Cover Image Postoperative Pain: Science and Clinical Practice
    Author(s): Wilder-Smith, Oliver; Arendt-Nielsen, Lars; Yarnitsky, David; Vissers, Kris C.P.
    Abstract:

    Here is comprehensive up-to-date coverage of basic and clinical research into the management of persistent pain after surgery. Postoperative Pain presents the science and development behind pain persistence by reviewing available research tools and methods using parallel yet integrated studies of multiple processes. By detailing the causes of pain, this book hopes to encourage new research approaches to shift the paradigm in clinical pain practice.

  • Cover Image Musculoskeletal Pain: Basic Mechanisms and Implications
    Author(s): Graven-Nielsen, Thomas; Arendt-Nielsen, Lars
    Abstract:
    Musculoskeletal Pain: Basic Mechanisms and Implications presents state-of-the-art research into the peripheral and central neurobiological mechanisms in musculoskeletal pain. Presented in three main sections, this publication will update the reader on the clinical perspectives in musculoskeletal conditions; muscle, joint, bone, and fascia nociception; and translational musculoskeletal pain and quantitative models.
     
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  • Cover Image Sickle Cell Pain, Second Edition
    Author(s): Samir K. Ballas
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    Sickle Cell Pain is a panoramic, in-depth exploration of every scientific, human, and social dimension of this cruel disease. This comprehensive, definitive work is unique in that it is the only book devoted to sickle cell pain, as opposed to general aspects of the disease. 
     
    The 752-page book links sickle cell pain to basic, clinical, and translational research, addressing various aspects of sickle pain from molecular biology to the psychosocial aspects of the disease. 
     
    Supplemented with patient narratives, case studies, and visual art, Sickle Cell Pain’s scientific rigor extends through its discussion of analgesic pharmacology, including abuse-deterrent formulations. The book also addresses in great detail inequities in access to care, stereotyping and stigmatization of patients, the implications of rapidly evolving models of care, and recent legislation and litigation and their consequences.
     
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  • Cover Image Orofacial Pain: Recent Advances in Assessment, Management, and Understanding of Mechanisms
    Author(s): Barry J. Sessle
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    When it comes to mechanisms, diagnosis, and management of acute and chronic orofacial pain, no book is more comprehensive than Orofacial Pain. With 54 leading pain specialists documenting the latest research advances and treatments, this book is the new standard resource for understanding, assessing, and managing all aspects of orofacial pain.
     
    Orofacial Pain’s 24 chapters address the epidemiologic, socioeconomic, and psychological aspects of orofacial pain conditions as well as the mechanisms underlying orofacial pain revealed in recent studies in humans and animals. 
     
    Most other books on this topic focus on just one or two aspects of orofacial pain—and nearly all with only dental students or clinicians in mind. Orofacial Pain provides the most up-to-date, complete, and integrated coverage of advances in research and new evidence. It is must reading not only for dental clinicians but also for pain scientists and specialists, neurologists, and other clinicians.
     
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  • Cover Image From the IASP Press book “Whiplash Injury”: The Clinical Examination for Risk Factors in Whiplash Trauma (Chapter 9)
    Author(s): Helge Kasch, MD, PhD; Dennis C. Turk, PhD; Troels S. Jensen, MD DMSc
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    Read this chapter for free here or download it as a pdf by clicking the link below and then the “Printable” icon in the left column. To purchase the book, please visit http://www.lww.com/Product/9781496333483?promocode=WFA055ZZ

  • Cover Image Guía Para el Manejo del Dolor en Condiciones de Bajos Recursos
    Author(s): Andreas Kopf e Nilesh B. Patel
    Abstract:

    As part of its educational mission, IASP has made this book freely available for educational purposes. A print version is not available, but the book (or individual chapters) may be downloaded and printed to be used or distributed as needed free of charge (not for sale).

    Spanish Translation

  • Cover Image Guia para o Tratamento da Dor em Contextos de Poucos Recursos
    Author(s): Andreas Kopf e Nilesh B. Patel
    Abstract:

    As part of its educational mission, IASP has made this book freely available for educational purposes. A print version is not available, but the book (or individual chapters) may be downloaded and printed to be used or distributed as needed free of charge (not for sale).

    Portuguese Translation

  • Cover Image Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach-Japanese Translation
    Author(s): Herta Flor and Dennis C. Turk
    Abstract:
    この本は、慢性痛に関する生物医学的知識と心理的理解を統合している。痛みが慢性化する際の心理的要因に焦点をあて、系統だった評価計画の推奨について言及している。著者は、詳細な治療プロトコールと症例提示を通して、医療者が治療している個々の慢性痛患者に有効な治療法を開発することを目指している。
     
    慢性痛:統合的心理行動療法
    この本は以下の方たちにとって必読の書である。
     
    慢性痛を治療する医師
    臨床心理士
    医学、心理学、心理物理学、行動医学を学ぶ学生
    ソーシャルワーカー
    看護師
    臨床研究者
    慢性痛の治療に興味のあるすべての方
     
  • Cover Image Neuropathic Pain Compendium
    Abstract: A collection of chapters from various publications focusing on IASP's Global Year against Neuropathic Pain

  • Cover Image Part XVI - Rational Opioid Therapy for Cancer and Noncancer Pain
    Author(s): Ballantyne, Jane; McPherson, Mary Lynn; Fishman, Scott
    Abstract: A collection of three chapters of the 2014 Refresher Course Syllabus focusing on rational opioid therapy for cancer and noncancer pain. This special offer for members and renewals is a $24.00 value.

  • Cover Image Headache and Pain
    Author(s): Baron, Ralf; May, Arne
    Abstract:
    Headache and other types of pain have some common characteristics concerning pain generation and chronicity. But some distinct pathophysiological processes are unique to the headache. This book explores pain mechanisms, diagnosis, and management of headache and other chronic pain through sessions of a joint symposium in 2012 in Hamburg, Germany, of IASP and the International Headache Society as part of the Global Year Against Headache. The goals of the meeting were to stimulate discussions about pain from different angles, establish potential cooperation and synergies between IASP and IHS, and most importantly, involve young scientists and help them build networks to advance their work. This book represents the current state of scientific discussions of the respective fields in both pain areas. It strictly follows the structure of the meeting´s topics, which were chosen based on similarity of research interest of both fields. More than 100 young scientists and clinicians from 22 countries participated, with speakers from both societies represented in all sessions.
     
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  • Cover Image Pain Models: Translational Relevance and Applications
    Author(s): Handwerker, Hermann O.; Arendt-Nielsen, Lars
    Abstract:
    The neurobiology and mechanisms discovered in animals often do not translate to patients with a chronic pain condition. To help researchers and clinicians develop and use models that can help translate data from animals into humans, this book presents:
     
    • experimental animal models, with a focus on how they may translate into humans
    • human experimental pain models, including details about pain induction and assessment
    • human surrogate pain models
    • clinical applications of pain models
    • models that may link mechanisms of pain and pruritus
    Pain Models contains 29 chapters by internationally recognized experts. It is a comprehensive survey of pain models at different levels, and commentaries by clinicians directly address clinical perspectives.
     
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  • Cover Image Pain Comorbidities: Understanding and Treating the Complex Patient
    Author(s): Giamberardino, Maria Adele; Staehelin Jensen, Troels
    Abstract:
    An in-depth analysis of complex clinical situations involving multiple concurrent diseases, this book reviews the clinical presentation and management of interactions among medical conditions, including myofascial pain, headache, fibromyalgia, visceral pain, hypertension, diabetes, osteoarthritis, low back pain, obesity, depression, and anxiety.
     
    This is a must-have volume for clinicians who treat chronic pain patients, general practitioners, clinical psychologists, medical students, nurses, and clinical investigators.
     
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  • Cover Image Pain-Related Fear: Exposure-Based Treatment for Chronic Pain
    Author(s): Vlaeyen, Johan W.S.; Morley, Stephen J.; Linton, Steven J.; Boersma, Katja; de Jong, Jeroen
    Abstract:
    This book identifies fear of movement and injury as a primary issue in chronic pain management. It provides a detailed treatment manual on exposure-based techniques for the reduction of pain-related fear and disability in chronic pain. 
     
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  • Cover Image Pain 2012: Refresher Courses, 14th World Congress on Pain
    Author(s): Tracey, Irene
    Abstract:
    Pain 2012: Refresher Courses, 14th World Congress on Pain, is based on IASP's refresher courses on pain research and treatment. Includes techniques (neuroimaging, genetics), treatments (interventional, psychological, pharmacological, complementary/alternative), and disorders (neuropathic pain, headache, cancer pain, musculoskeletal pain, CRPS, orofacial pain, postoperative pain, pediatric pain, abdominopelvic pain).
     
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  • Cover Image The Phenomenon of Pain
    Author(s): Marchand, Serge
    Abstract:
    This book deals with physiological, neurophysiological, and psychological aspects of the mechanisms and treatment of pain. It also provides information on the latest research results regarding the influence of age and gender on the perception of pain. Finally, it presents the basic mechanisms of analgesia in terms of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments.
     
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  • Cover Image Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach
    Author(s): Herta Flor; Dennis C. Turk
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    This book integrates current psychological understanding with biomedical knowledge about chronic pain. With an emphasis on psychological factors associated with chronic pain states, this volume includes recommendations for a structured assessment plan. Using detailed treatment protocols and case examples, the authors aim to guide clinicians in developing effective individualized treatments for their chronic pain patients.
     
    Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach is essential reading for:
     
    • Clinicians who treat chronic pain patients
    • Clinical psychologists
    • Students studying medicine, psychology, psychophysiology, and behavioral medicine
    • Social workers
    • Nurses
    • Clinical investigators
    • All those interested in the treatment of chronic pain
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  • Cover Image Cancer Pain: From Molecules to Suffering
    Author(s): Paice, Judith A.; Bell, Rae F.; Kalso, Eija A.; Soyannwo, Olaitan A.
    Abstract:
    An in-depth analysis of basic and clinical research on cancer pain, Cancer Pain: From Molecules to Suffering describes underlying mechanisms of cancer pain and reviews opioid treatment issues, including tolerance. This comprehensive new volume discusses current drug trials and research, clinical trial designs, common reactions including inflammation and hyperalgesia, the psychology of cancer pain, and disparities in the availability of cancer care worldwide.
     
    Who should buy this book?
    Cancer Pain: From Molecules to Suffering is essential reading for:
     
    • Clinicians, including physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and psychologists
    • Cancer researchers interested in studying the mechanisms and psychology of pain, as well as clinical drug trials
    • Global health care professionals who experience disparities in cancer treatment
    • Medical students who want to improve their skills in cancer pain assessment and management
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  • Cover Image Pharmacology of Pain
    Author(s): Beaulieu, Pierre; Lussier, David; Porreca, Frank; Dickenson, Anthony
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    Pharmacology of Pain provides a complete review of the pharmacology of pain, including mechanisms of drug actions, clinical aspects of drug usage, and new developments. This authoritative book describes the different systems involved in the perception, transmission, and modulation of pain and discusses the available options for pharmacological treatment of pain.
     
    Who should buy this book?
    Pharmacology of Pain is a particularly useful resource for:
     
    • Basic researchers and clinicians, including physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and physical therapists
    • Other professionals in the field of pain research and treatment
    • Students and trainees
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  • Cover Image Guide to Pain Management in Low-Resource Settings
    Author(s): Kopf, Andreas; Patel, Nilesh B.
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    Guide to Pain Management in Low-Resource Settings is intended to support health care providers in low-resource settings. Chapters were written by a multidisciplinary and multinational team of authors. Practitioners in settings with limited resources will benefit from easy-to-read information about simple and cost-effective approaches that can provide maximum effects in managing pain in their patients.
     
    Topics range from the physiology and psychology of pain and principles of palliative care to management of patients with specific pain problems including various types of cancer, AIDS, sickle cell anemia, neuropathic pain, back pain, and visceral pain. Case reports provide illustrations of typical cases in the low-resource (often rural) setting in developing countries.
     
    World-renowned experts provide chapters on setting up a pain management program, accessing resources for ensuring opioid availability, and setting up guidelines for local requirements. Authors with extensive clinical experience consider the integration of traditional medicines, modern pharmacotherapy (with consideration of the most cost-effective and readily available options), and techniques such as nerve blocks and radiation therapy.
     
  • Cover Image Pain 2010 - An Updated Review: Refresher Course Syllabus
    Author(s): Mogil, Jeffrey S.
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    Pain 2010 – An Updated Review: Refresher Course Syllabus, based on sessions held at the 13th World Congress on Pain, 2010, in Montréal, covers pain research and treatment. Includes techniques (imaging, genetics, pain models), treatments (interventional, psychological, pharmacological), disorders (cancer pain, neuropathic pain, musculoskeletal pain, CRPS, orofacial pain, postoperative pain, abdominal/pelvic pain, back pain, pediatric pain), and drug development.
     
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  • Cover Image Current Topics in Pain: 12th World Congress on Pain
    Author(s): José Castro-Lopes
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    This extremely informative book covers a wide variety of topics, from the neurochemistry and neurobiology of pain to the role of stress in chronic pain. In addition, several chapters even reach beyond the traditional areas of pain research, such as:
     
    • Inge Genefke's compelling chapter on pain and suffering following torture
    • Peter M. Rothwell and C. Peter N. Watson’s chapter on the external validity of clinical trials
    • M.R. Rajagopal's chapter on pain management in the developing world
    Who should buy this book?
    Described by the editor as "a book with excellent reviews on timely topics written by renowned experts," Current Topics in Pain offers the very latest information and perspectives on pain-related issues. This book is ideal for researchers, clinicians, and members of the general medical community who wish to stay up-to-date on leading-edge pain research and treatment methods.
     
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  • Cover Image Mechanisms and Management of Pain for the Physical Therapist
    Author(s): Sluka, Kathleen A.
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    This book covers the basics of pain neurobiology and reviews evidence on the mechanisms of action of physical therapy treatments, as well as their clinical effectiveness in specific pain syndromes. The book will be a comprehensive textbook for the management of pain for the physical therapy student and the practicing physical therapist.
     
    Foreword by Rebecca L. Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Editor-in-Chief of Physical Therapy
     
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  • Cover Image Functional Pain Syndromes: Presentation and Pathophysiology
    Author(s): Emeran A. Mayer; M. Catherine Bushnell
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    This book explores the connection of functional pain syndromes (e.g., irritable bowel syndrome and fibromyalgia) with anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, and posttraumatic stress disorder. The authors address possible common pathophysiologies and review a range of treatment options, from antidepressants to cognitive-behavioral therapy.
     
    Who should buy this book?
    Whether you are a general practitioner, specialist, or scientist, this book is essential reading. It sheds new light on the complex links between various painful syndromes and disorders.
     
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  • Cover Image Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Pain
    Author(s): Graven-Nielsen, Thomas; Arendt-Nielsen, Lars; Mense, Siegfried
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    Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Pain combines original contributions and proceedings from the IASP research symposium on musculoskeletal pain. This book presents the fundamentals along with the most recent research on topics related to musculoskeletal pain written by basic scientists and clinicians.
     
    The book is divided into three parts. Part I reviews the basic mechanisms of muscle pain, covering peripheral and central aspects. Part II describes key factors determining muscle pain sensitivity, with a thorough explanation of sex-related and genetic factors. Part III describes the effects of muscle pain on motor function with a focus on jaw pain, back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and joint pain. Throughout the book there is an emphasis on translational aspects of musculoskeletal pain research to clarify how current research can benefit clinical strategies.
     
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  • Cover Image Pain 2008 – An Updated Review: Refresher Course Syllabus
    Author(s): Castro-Lopes, José; Raja, Srinivasa; Schmelz, Martin
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    Pain 2008 – An Updated Review: Refresher Course Syllabus was written by the contributors to the Refresher Courses offered in conjunction with the 12th World Congress on Pain held August 17-22, 2008, in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Written by leading experts, this important volume covers a diverse collection of pain topics:
     
    • From basic pain mechanisms to the most advanced therapeutic interventions
    • From human models to clinical studies
    • From psychological interventions to pharmacological and interventional therapies
    • From genetics to imaging
    • From musculoskeletal pain to complex regional pain syndrome
    This book is a valuable resource not only for those new to the pain field, but also for those seeking to update their knowledge of these topics.
     
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  • Cover Image Pain Management for Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide
    Author(s): Hadjistavropoulos, Thomas; Hadjistavropoulos, Heather D.
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    Pain Management in Older Adults: A Self-Help Guide is designed to help older adults better understand and proactively address their chronic pain problems.
     
    Who should buy this book?
    With its self-assessment checklists, progress charts, photos and illustrations, and easy-to-follow instructions for managing pain, this book is an essential guide for:
     
    • Older adults with chronic pain
    • Physicians and other health care providers
    • Physical therapists and fitness consultants
    • Spouses, family members, and caregivers
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  • Cover Image Central Neuropathic Pain: Focus on Poststroke Pain
    Author(s): Henry, James L.; Panju, Akbar; Yashpal, Kiran
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    This volume is based on the 5th IASP Research Symposium, "Central Neuropathic Pain: Centenary of Central Poststroke Pain," held in Toronto in June 2006. The objective of this symposium was to develop consensus guidelines for the treatment of central poststroke pain.
     
    As an expert in at least one aspect of stroke, pain, or central neuropathic pain, each contributing author presents current developments in the field while placing them into a broader perspective. This volume represents current knowledge of the mechanisms of central poststroke pain, including the role of the thalamus. The latest therapeutic approaches are reviewed and best practice guidelines are provided to guide the clinician through the complex maze of treatment options.
     
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