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Pain

Fabrizio Benedetti

in Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559121
eISBN:
9780191724022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559121.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Most of the knowledge about the neurobiological mechanisms of the placebo effect comes from the field of pain and analgesia. Expectation of pain reduction plays a crucial role in placebo analgesia, ... More


The organization of the midbrain periaqueductal grey and the integration of pain behaviours

Thelma Lovick and Richard Bandler

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter shows that analgesia evoked from the periaqueductal grey matter (PAG) is best viewed as a component of one or more complex adaptive emotional coping responses. The PAG is organized ... More


Targets in pain and analgesia

Anthony Dickenson and Rie Suzuki

in The Neurobiology of Pain: (Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515616
eISBN:
9780191723650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515616.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter discusses the basic mechanisms of pain transmission and analgesia, and shows that hyperexcitability can be set up both peripherally and centrally. The latter means that minor peripheral ... More


Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

L. Stephanie Cobb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Does martyrdom hurt? For a wide variety of reasons, the answer to this question may seem to be an obvious “yes.” Divine Deliverance, however, demonstrates that early Christian martyr texts answer ... More


Conditional Analgesia, Negative Feedback, and Error Correction

Moriel Zelikowsky and Michael S. Fanselow

in Associative Learning and Conditioning Theory: Human and Non-Human Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735969
eISBN:
9780199894529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735969.003.0094
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Error correction has played an important role in the development of theories of Pavlovian conditioning, and it continues to be a central force driving research on the processes underlying learning ... More


Electrical stimulation techniques

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses electrical stimulation techniques, which include acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS). The administration techniques, contraindications, and ... More


Divine Analgesia: Painlessness in a Pain-Filled World

L. Stephanie Cobb

in Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter Three surveys narrative techniques for rejecting pain as a locus of meaning in martyrdom. A number of texts explicitly deny the experience of pain altogether by employing the language of ... More


Oncology and Palliative Care

Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, and Sam Patel (eds)

in Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199680269
eISBN:
9780191918360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199680269.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

A 56-year-old man was receiving palliative chemotherapy with cisplatin and pemetrexed for right-sided malignant mesothelioma. He presented to the emergency department with worsening right-sided ... More


Methadone

Pippa Hawley

in Palliative Medicine: A Case-Based Manual

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198837008
eISBN:
9780191873874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837008.003.0031
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter presents a brief history of the use of methadone for analgesia and discusses the need for universal access to methadone for pain management where appropriate. The mechanisms of action, ... More


Interventional analgesic techniques

Philip Chan and Kelly Shinkaruk

in Palliative Medicine: A Case-Based Manual

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198837008
eISBN:
9780191873874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837008.003.0033
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter explores the use of interventional analgesic modalities for the treatment of pain related to visceral tumours. Using case studies, it reviews the underlying mechanisms responsible for ... More


Pain

Benedetti Fabrizio

in Placebo Effects: 2nd Edition: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198705086
eISBN:
9780191789151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705086.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Most of the knowledge about the neurobiological mechanisms of the placebo effect comes from the field of pain and analgesia. Expectation of pain reduction plays a crucial role in placebo analgesia, ... More


Pain

Fabrizio Benedetti

in Placebo Effects

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198843177
eISBN:
9780191879067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843177.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is dedicated to pain and analgesia, the area where most of the knowledge about the mechanisms of the placebo effect comes from. Expectation of pain reduction plays a crucial role in ... More


Pain

Barbara Costa and Francesca Comelli

in Handbook of Cannabis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199662685
eISBN:
9780191787560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662685.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter addresses all preclinical evidence supporting the potential of phytocannabinoids for the treatment of pain. Findings are reviewed with an emphasis on chronic pain since it is still often ... More


Dissociative AnestheticsAngel: Dust to Special K to Ketamine Clinics

Jerrold Winter

in Our Love Affair with Drugs: The History, the Science, the Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190051464
eISBN:
9780197559451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051464.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

We will consider just two drugs in this chapter. They are phencyclidine and ketamine. Both are widely used as anesthetic agents, ketamine in humans and phencyclidine in animals. The acronym for ... More


Administration of Oral Medication

Fiona Creed

in Nursing OSCEs: A Complete Guide to Exam Success

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693580
eISBN:
9780191918414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693580.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Medication administration is a key skill and it is vital that you are able to demonstrate safety in all aspects of the medication administration process in order to avoid harm or death to your ... More


Lower Limb—Distal Tibia, Foot, and Ankle

Alex Trompeter and David Elliott (eds)

in Trauma for the FRCS (Tr + Orth) Examination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198749059
eISBN:
9780191916977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749059.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions In the CT-based description of pilon fractures which of the following is the commonest variety of coronal-based pattern [coronal = parallel to trans-malleolar axis]? Select the single ... More


Local anaesthesia for children

J.G. Meechan and G. Jackson

in Paediatric Dentistry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198789277
eISBN:
9780191917103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789277.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

A child’s future perceptions and expectations are likely to be conditioned by early experiences of dental treatment. Just under half of all children report low to moderate general dental anxiety, ... More


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