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The symptom of pain in populations

Danielle van der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter aims to explore similarities and differences across different types of pain. It hopes to shed some light on the following questions: Do different people report different types of pain or ... More


Measuring chronic pain in populations

Clermont E. Dionne

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews ways in which chronic pain has been measured in epidemiological studies. It summarizes a simple approach which emphasizes the need for core standard definitions to describe pain ... More


Pain in older people

Elaine Thomas

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the current literature associated with chronic pain in older adults. It focuses on the size, impact, and commonest causes of the problem in the community and primary care; ... More


Post-surgical pain

Julie Bruce

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a short overview of chronic pain associated with surgery and presents findings from epidemiological studies, mostly using examples from hernia, breast, and thoracic surgery. ... More


Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chronic pain is a major cause of distress, disability, and work loss, and it is becoming increasingly prevalent through the general move towards an ageing population, which impacts dramatically upon ... More


The global occurrence of chronic pain: an introduction

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a brief review of studies that explore chronic pain as a public health problem. It then discusses the prevalence of self-reported chronic pain, prevalence of chronic pain ... More


Introduction

Peter Croft, Kate Dunn, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter draws on all three chapters in the second section of the book (Chapter 5–7) to highlight general points about defining chronic pain as a public health issue. Topics discussed include a ... More


Introduction

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle var der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of Chapter 12–16. The chapters in this section are designed to give empirical flesh to the concepts, ideas, and methods of the previous sections. They each convey ... More


The potential for prevention: overview

Peter Croft, Danielle van der Windt, Helen Boardman, and Fiona M. Blyth

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book has argued that, at a population level, the occurrence of chronic pain reflects a combination of the occurrence of diseases and injuries which trigger painful experiences and a propensity ... More


Introduction to chronic pain as a public health problem

Fiona M. Blyth, Danielle van der Windt, and Peter Croft

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the reasons for considering chronic pain as a public health problem. If we accept that it can be conceptualized as such, then the reasons why this matters ... More


Chronic pain as a topic for epidemiology and public health

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chronic pain is common and universal; it occurs at all ages and in all populations and has been reported throughout recorded history. From a public health perspective, chronic pain has a major impact ... More


The biological response to stress and chronic pain

Anthony K.P. Jones, John McBeth, and Andrea Power

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines the ways in which psychological and physical stressors may interact with the pain matrix to generate chronic pain. It then explores how alterations in the molecular response to ... More


Disease-related pain: an introduction

Peter Croft

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of discussions in Chapter 18–21. It discusses the diseases contributing to population levels of chronic pain and the impact of pain on chronic disease outcome. It ... More


The potential for prevention: occupation

Gwenllian Wynne-Jones and Chris J. Main

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Work is an important component of the public health perspective on chronic pain. This chapter considers work and the working environment as causes of pain; the consequences of chronic pain for work ... More


Central imaging of pain

Herta Flor and M. Catherine Bushnell

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/9780198515616.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter concentrates on the representation of pain in the human brain, covering relevant work from neuroelectric and neuromagnetic source imaging (ESI and MSI), functional magnetic resonance ... More


Mechanisms of peripheral neuropathic pain

Martin Koltzenburg

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/9780198515616.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Most lesions of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) or central nervous system (CNS) do not produce chronic pain. Conditions in which damage of the nervous system does cause pain are a paradox as ... More


The demography of chronic pain: an overview

Fiona M. Blyth

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the demographic aspects of chronic pain. Topics covered include age distribution, gender distribution, socioeconomic status distribution, and implications for prevention and ... More


Measuring the impact of chronic pain on populations: a narrative review

Heiner Raspe

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

To become relevant from a population and social medicine perspective, a chronic disorder and its implications and consequences must become clinically or otherwise visible, interfere with social roles ... More


Neurobiology Of Chronic Pain

Min Zhuo

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Understanding the neurobiology of sensory synapses in the central nervous system provides us with basic knowledge of physiological and pathological pain, and has the potential to reveal possible drug ... More


Pain in children

Gareth T. Jones and Adriana Paola Botello

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the epidemiology of pain in children. It summarizes key data in the field, focusing on three of the most common childhood pains: low back pain, abdominal pain, and headache. It ... More


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