Chapter 1. Role of Peripheral Mechanisms in Craniofacial Pain Conditions

  1. Brian E. Cairns RPh, ACPR, PhD
  1. Barry J. Sessle

Published Online: 5 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470522226.ch1

Peripheral Receptor Targets for Analgesia: Novel Approaches to Pain Management

Peripheral Receptor Targets for Analgesia: Novel Approaches to Pain Management

How to Cite

Sessle, B. J. (2009) Role of Peripheral Mechanisms in Craniofacial Pain Conditions, in Peripheral Receptor Targets for Analgesia: Novel Approaches to Pain Management (ed B. E. Cairns), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470522226.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Author Information

  1. Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470251317

Online ISBN: 9780470522226

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Keywords:

  • peripheral mechanisms in craniofacial pain conditions;
  • peripheral receptor targets for analgesia;
  • peripheral mechanism in clinical pain conditions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Features of peripheral tissues in the craniofacial region

  • Peripheral nociceptive mechanisms in the craniofacial region

  • Peripheral processes in specific tissues

  • Craniofacial pain conditions and role of peripheral mechanisms

  • Summary

  • References