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Published by Springer in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Etiology,
  • Itching,
  • Treatment

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Laurent Misery, Sonja Stander
ContributionsStänder, Sonja
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRL721 .P78 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 348 p. :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25353394M
ISBN 101848823215, 1848823223
ISBN 109781848823211, 9781848823228
LC Control Number2009943295
OCLC/WorldCa416294285

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is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started in , this collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. This book provides a thorough and comprehensive reference in the management of pruritus, designed to be a convenient resource for all physicians confronted with patients suffering from itch. The Editors have recruited a board of internationally renowned experts to provide an in-depth analysis of the causes and management of pruritus, including Format: Hardcover. Living with Itch: A Patient's Guide (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) [Yosipovitch MD, Gil, Kwatra MD, Shawn G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Living with Itch: A Patient's Guide (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)/5(22). Pruritus is a well known adverse effect of opioids. In a randomized study of the effects of ondansetron and dolasetron, given 30 minutes before anesthesia, to prevent pruritus induced by morphine (61 c). One theory of the cause of morphine-induced pruritus is direct stimulation of 5-HT 3 receptors, at which ondansetron and dolasetron are.

Brachioradial pruritus and notalgia paraesthetica are two well-defined conditions causing localised areas of itching / burning. Brachioradial pruritus refers to an area around the elbow and extensor surface of the arm. Notalgia paraesthetica refers to the mid-scapular area. The aetiology is possibly that of a sensory neuropathy. Some cases of. Itch (also known as pruritus) is a sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Itch has resisted many attempts to be classified as any one type of sensory experience. Itch has many similarities to pain, and while both are unpleasant sensory experiences, their behavioral response patterns are different. Pain creates a withdrawal reflex, whereas itch leads to a scratch lty: Dermatology. Pruritus can be a symptom of a distinct dermatologic condition or of an occult underlying systemic disease. Of the patients referred to a dermatologist for generalized pruritus with noFile Size: KB. Pruritus in Patients with Hepatobiliary Diseases.- Endocrine Diseases.- Pruritus in the Course of Malignancy.- Drugs.- Interaction Between Pruritus and Stress or Other Psychosomatic Factors.- Psychosomatic Aspects and Psychiatric Conditions.- Psychosomatics and Psychiatry.- This book provides a thorough comprehensive reference in the.

The incidence of pruritus increases with age (1) and is one of the most common complaints in the elderly patient population. Most often dry skin, otherwise known as xerosis is the commonest cause in these patients (3). Reference: (1) Twycross R et al. Itch: scratching more than the surface. Q J Med ; (2) Moses S. Pruritus. This book provides a thorough and comprehensive reference in the management of pruritus, designed to be a convenient resource for all physicians confronted with patients suffering from itch. The Editors have recruited a board of internationally renowned experts to provide an in-depth analysis of. This book provides a thorough and comprehensive reference in the management of pruritus, designed to be a convenient resource for all physicians confronted with patients suffering from itch. The Editors have recruited a board of internationally renowned experts to provide an in-depth analysis of the causes and management of pruritus, including. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (: v.: digital: Contents: Neurophysiology --Neuroanatomy of Itch --Neuroreceptors and Neuromediators --The Brain in the Skin: Neuro-Epidermal Synapses --Central Transmission: From Skin to Brain --Modulation of Pruritus: Peripheral and Central Sensitisation - .