First Published in 2018. CRC Press is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

This interactive workbook covers all the physiological and pharmacological aspects of pain and pain control. Each topic such as the central nervous system, the human experience of pain and pain management is concisely covered in nine separate sessions. The workbook includes activities, assignments, worked examples, self-assessment questions relating to learning objectives and learner profiles to assess current knowledge. The style is clear with diagrams, personal profiles, resources and areas to make your own notes. It is a companion to the text listed below and is a valuable tool for initial training and professional development.

chapter |1 pages


chapter |5 pages

Learning Profile

chapter One|10 pages


chapter Two|10 pages

The brain

chapter Three|6 pages

The spinal cord

chapter Five|6 pages

The human experience of pain

chapter Six|6 pages

Natural analgesic systems

chapter Seven|12 pages

The development of chronic pain

chapter Eight|16 pages

The pharmacology of pain control

chapter Nine|6 pages

The practice of pain management

chapter |6 pages

Learning Review