Spinal mechanisms of pain and analgesia
Pain Practice, 06/01/2012
Miljanich G et al. – This article reviews chronic pain pathophysiology and the mechanisms whereby spinally administered analgesics may modify chronic pain. Available treatment options are also considered, including recommendations from the 2007 Polyanalgesic Consensus Conference (PACC) guidelines on the use of intrathecal agents for nociceptive, neuropathic, and mixed pain.