Harriet S.MeyerMD, Contributing EditorJonathan D.EldredgeMLS, PhD, Journal Review EditorRobertHoganMD, adviser for new media
Textbook of Pain, Including MEDLINE (Selected Abstracts), edited by Patrick D. Wall and Ronald Melzack, one CD-ROM, requirements: PC: 48633 MHz processor, 8MB RAM (12MB recommended for Windows 95), 14-in SVGA color monitor, 5MB free hard disk space, Microsoft Windows 3.x or Windows 95, double speed CD-ROM drive, sound card; Macintosh: 68020 processor, 8MB RAM, System 7 or higher, 5MB free hard disk space, 13-in color monitor, double speed CD-ROM drive, ISBN 0-443-07917-X, New York, NY, Churchill Livingstone, 1997.
The electronic version of Wall and Melzack's Textbook of Pain presents the third edition of the classic text with computerized search capabilities. This software also contains MEDLINE abstracts from key pain-related journals of the previous 5 years. Since the first edition in 1984, the reference text has been an authoritative standard for the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of pain. This latest CD-ROM edition continues to maintain the quality and prestige of the written format with the added feature of immediate access to a vast array of pain-related information.
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