Wall and Melzack's Textbook of Pain Online: PIN Code and User Guide to Continually Updated Online Reference, 5e (Textbook of Pain (Wallach))

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9780443067815: Wall and Melzack's Textbook of Pain Online: PIN Code and User Guide to Continually Updated Online Reference, 5e (Textbook of Pain (Wallach))

Tap into all of the latest knowledge and expertise in pain medicine ... in print and online! Both a user-friendly printed reference and a fully searchable web site, this e-dition of Wall and Melzack's classic text gives you two fast ways to find expert solutions to the clinical challenges that arise in your practice. Regular updates online ensure that you'll always have access to the most current information!

  • Equips you with all of the very latest knowledge about the neurophysi¬ology, psychology, and assessment of every type of pain syndrome, and describes today's full range of pharmacologic, surgical, electrostimulative, physiotherapeutic, and psychological management options.
  • Includes 748 outstanding illustrations that show you exactly what to look for and how to proceed.
  • Uses highly structured, full-color page layouts inside the printed book to make reference effortless.
  • Offers rapid access to the answers you need via the fully searchable web site.
  • Delivers regular updates online, overseen by the authors, to keep you continually apprised of important new clinical developments.
  • Lets you download all of the book's illustrations for use in electronic presentations.
  • Links references to the corresponding MEDLINE abstracts to simplify further research.
  • Features the expertise of two highly respected new editors―Stephen McMahon, PhD and Martin Koltzenburg, MD, PhD―as well as many new contributors, for a completely fresh look at the subject.
  • Uses a new, consistent format to present therapeutic options in an easy-to-review manner.
  • Provides increased coverage of anesthetic techniques.
  • Incorporates the most recent pharmacologic developments involving drug categories such as anticonvulsants, antidepressants, muscle relaxants, and cannabinoids.
  • Several new chapters, including the one on addiction to pain medication, clinical trials, and evidence-based medicine in pain, extended headache section (1 chapter in 4/e vs. 4 chapters in 5/e).
  • Offers many new illustrations to provide a colorful and graphic representation of important concepts.
  • Reflects all of the changes that have taken place in this rapidly moving field.

Purchase of this product includes a limited personal license to the online version for use exclusively by the individual who has purchased it. This license and access to the web site operates strictly on the basis of a single user per PIN number. The sharing of passwords is strictly prohibited, and any attempt to do so will invalidate the password. The license and access may not be lent, resold, or otherwise circulated. Full details of the license and terms and conditions of use are available upon registration.

Your purchase of the Wall and Melzack's Textbook of Pain Online, entitles you to access the web site until the next edition of the book is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

About the Author :

Stephen McMahon, PhD, Sherrington Professor of Physiology, Director, Centre for Neuroscience Research, King's College London, UK; and Martin Koltzenburg, MD, Hononary Consultant, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Professor of Pain Research, Institute of Child Health/Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

Review :

"Remains the predominant combined research and clinical reference on the subject ...The fifth edition, especially with the E-dition online package, represents a definite upgrade. For this achievement, the new editors should be congratulated. Dr Melzack should be, and Dr Wall would be, proud."―JAMA

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