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Pain Management series

Orofacial Pain

Orofacial Pain is the first book in a series to come out of the Pain Management and Research Centre, University of Sydney.

Orofacial Pain: Problem based learning
by E. Russell Vickers.
Release date: 17 August 2005 Details

About the Author

Russell Vickers is an oral / maxillofacial surgeon and pain management specialist. He graduated in dentistry in 1977 and practises in Sydney. He has worked in the area of orofacial pain for 17 years, initially at the Sydney Dental Hospital pain clinic and since 1992 has worked in a large medically based pain clinic, the Pain Management and Research Centre, University of Sydney located at Royal North Shore Hospital.

He is actively involved in orofacial pain education lecturing to undergraduate students, teaches Graduate Diploma and Master degree postgraduate courses in pain management and supervises PhD scholars in the Faculty of Medicine.

In the basic science laboratories at the Pain Management Research Institute he develops methods of analytical chemistry using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry for investigating hormones involved in pain mechanisms, local anaesthetics, pharmacology and proteomics.