Orofacial pain : from basic science to clinical management : the transfer of knowledge in pain research to education /
Barry J. Sessle ... [et al.].
2nd ed.
Hanover Park, IL : Quintessence Pub., c2008.
x, 250 p. : ill.
9780867154580 (hardcover)
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Hanover Park, IL : Quintessence Pub., c2008.
9780867154580 (hardcover)
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Table of Contents
Preface to the Second Editionp. viii
Preface to the First Editionp. ix
Contributorsp. x
Orofacial Pain: Classification, Epidemiology, and Beliefs
What Is Pain and How Do We Classify Orofacial Pain?p. 3
Epidemiology of Orofacial Pain: Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk Factorsp. 13
Current Beliefs and Educational Guidelinesp. 19
Neurobiology of Pain
Peripheral Mechanisms of Orofacial Painp. 27
Central Nociceptive Pathwaysp. 35
Neurochemical Factors in Injury and Inflammation of Orofacial Tissuesp. 45
Mechanisms of Neuropathic Painp. 53
Pain Modulatory Systemsp. 61
Pain and Geneticsp. 69
Pain and Behavior
Measurement of Painp. 79
Psychologic State and Pain Perceptionp. 87
Psychosocial Factorsp. 93
Pain and Genderp. 101
Pain and Motor Reflexesp. 109
Persistent Pain and Motor Dysfunctionp. 117
Pain and Sleep Disturbancesp. 125
Management of Orofacial Pain: Principles and Practices
The Path to Diagnosisp. 135
Evidence-Based Pain Managementp. 145
Management of Persistent Orofacial Painp. 153
Management of Dental Painp. 161
Management of Inflammatory Painp. 171
Management of Masticatory Myalgia and Arthralgiap. 179
Management of Mucosal Painp. 187
Management of Neuropathic Painp. 195
Management of Orofacial Pain Related to Headachep. 203
Management of Movement Disorders Related to Orofacial Painp. 211
Illustrative Case Reportsp. 219
Science Transfer in Orofacial Pain: Problems and Solutionsp. 229
Indexp. 237
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