Pain 102: Clinical Miscellaneous / 1 Credit
- Summarize the current state of knowledge on neuropathic pain, with focus on how it differs from nociception.
- Discuss the neuroanatomical basis for Waddell’s signs and why
‘nonorganic’ is not an appropriate way to classify them based on current
- Differentiate symptoms and signs of central sensitization,
peripheral neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain in patients with low
back pain (with or without leg pain).
- Evaluate the test-retest, intra- and inter-examiner reliability of
the body pain diagram for determining pain distribution and location for
- Review of the current literature regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
Course Reviews: reviews in this course are also available in MP3 format
- Neuropathic Pain: Mechanisms & Clinical Implications
- Neuroanatomical Basis for Waddell's Signs
- Mechanism-Based Classification of Nociceptive, Neuropathic & Central Sensitization Pain: Summary of 3 Papers
- Reliability of Body Pain Diagrams: Systematic Review
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome