Comprehensive - Contains over 3,000 entries – keynotes, in-depth essays and reviews, plus 1,000 color figures
Accessible and user-friendly - A to Z format provides easy access to the content of this relevant and extensive reference tool.
Definitive - The contributions of more than 500 expert authors provide a detailed guide to understanding the complex topics in pain research today
Convenient - Fully searchable and hyperlinked electronic online edition
The Encyclopedia of Pain includes more than 3,000 entries and provides clear, detailed and up-to-date coverage of the current state of research, and treatment of pain. In addition, detailed essays provide in-depth information on all aspects of nociception and pain, including substrates, causes, pathophysiology, symptoms and signs, diagnoses and treatment. A thousand color figures enhance understanding of this too-little-understood topic. Solidly structured and inclusive, this seven-volume reference is an invaluable tool for clinical scientists and practitioners in academia, health care and industry, as well as students, teachers and interested laypersons. The book is available in print, in online only form, or in a print-online bundle.