Orofacial pain and headache.9780723434122
Orofacial pain orofacial pain (ōrˈ··fāˑ·sh and headache.
Ed. by Yair Sharav and Rafael Benoliel.
Sharev and Benoliel (both oral medicine, Hebrew U. Faculty of Dental Medicine) and their contributors describe new and interdisciplinary theories and approaches, including those for oral and facial pain facial pain,
n See pain, facial. syndromes as well as common primary headaches. In 17 insightful articles they describe the diagnosis process, the anatomy and physiology of orofacial pain, measurement and assessment of pain, psychological aspects, acute pain, otolaryngological aspects, masticatory masticatory /mas·ti·ca·to·ry/ (mas´ti-kah-tor?e)
1. subserving or pertaining to mastication; affecting the muscles of mastication.
2. a remedy to be chewed but not swallowed. myofasial pain, tension-type and chronic daily headache, the temporomandibular joint, migraine and possible variants, trigeminal trigeminal /tri·gem·i·nal/ (tri-jem´i-n'l)
2. pertaining to the trigeminal (fifth cranial) nerve.
3. pertaining to trigeminy.
adj. autonomic cephalgias, neuropathic pain, neurosurgical aspects, referred and secondary syndromes, orofacial pain in the medically complex patient, pharmaceutical therapy and complementary and alternative medicine The term complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is an umbrella term for alternative medicine and complementary medicine.
Alternative medicine describes practices used in place of conventional medical treatments. . The articles are very accessible and the medical imagery, photography and illustrations are especially informative.
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