This book focuses on the pharmacological aspects of pain and control. It examines different types of neurone and discusses nerve impulses, neurotransmitters, and types of nerve fibre ending. The book describes the structure of spinal cord and the human experience of pain.
Table of Contents
1. Neurones 2. The brain 3. The spinal cord 4. Voluntary and reflex action and the autonomic nervous system 5. The human experience of pain 6. Natural analgesic systems 7. The development of chronic pain 8. The pharmacology of pain control 9. The practice of pain management