Chapter 17. Neuropathic Pain

  1. Gary J. McCleane MD, FFARCSI, DA, DipIMC, Dip Pain Mang Consultant in Pain Management

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch17

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2009) Neuropathic Pain, in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch17

Author Information

  1. Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178235

Online ISBN: 9781444300796

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Keywords:

  • neuropathic pain treatment;
  • neuropathic pain - injury or irritation of neural structures;
  • “Novel” drug treatments for neuropathic pain;
  • peripheral neuropathic pain – area of pain relatively small;
  • IV lidocaine or epidural clonidine;
  • central neuropathic pain or peripheral neuropathic pain felt over large area

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Neuropathic pain

  • “Novel” drug treatments for neuropathic pain

  • Suggested algorithm