An electronic book on basic science of pain written by well-known experts in the field. A few special features for the readers: (1) to help explaining and elucidating the concept of basic science, the book contains lots of videos, animations and illustrations that summarize important information (in 4 chapters, we have 28 videos, 25 illustrations and 3 interactive diagrams); (2) each basic science chapter is accompanied by a clinically orientated chapter to discuss the clinical relevance of the basic scientific knowledge.
1. Ascending pathway: JoseCastro-Lopes, Fani Neto (basic science), Carlos Goicoechea, Oscar de Leon (clinical)
2. Descending pathway: Serge Marchand (basic science); Ken Craig, Philip Peng (clinical)
3. Visceral pain: Qasim Aziz, Adam Farmer (basic science); Maria Adele Giamberadino, Raffaele Costantini (clinical)
4. Brain imaging: Karen Davis (basic science); Angela Mailis (clinical)