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Flashcards in Pathways Deck (11):
1

Grotesque figure if pengield and rasmussen

Sensory homebculus

2

Nerve fibre for fast pain?

A delta

3

Nerve fibre for slow pain?

C fibre

4

Fast pain neurotransmitter?

Glutamate

5

Slow pain neurotransmitter?

Substance P

6

Gate control theory of Melzac and Wall ?

Endogenous Analgesia system

7

TENS

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

8

Raphe magnus nucleus related to?

Descending pain inhibitting pathway

9

Raphe magnus nucleus is at?

Pons

10

Neurotransmitter of raphe magnus nucleus?

Serotonin

11

Hyper sensitisation causing increased pain?

Secondary hyperalgesia