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What is the DNIC?

What is the DNIC?

DNIC refers to the mechanism by which neurons responsive to stimulation from one location may be inhibited by other painful, noxious stimuli applied to another location in the body.

What is DNIC in Angola?

DNIC mean that “Direcção Nacional De Investigação Criminal” for Angola.

What is descending noxious inhibitory control?

Diffuse noxious inhibitory controls (DNIC) or conditioned pain modulation (CPM) refers to an endogenous pain modulatory pathway which has often been described as “pain inhibits pain”. It occurs when response from a painful stimulus is inhibited by another, often spatially distant, noxious stimulus.

How many digits of the DNIC identify the country?

three digits
The DNIC has three digits to identify the country (one to identify a zone and two to identify the country within the zone) and one to identify the PDN (allowing only ten in each country).

What does DNIC stand for in medical category?

DNIC also reported that most detained traffickers in 2011 were Angolan, but some Brazilian, South African, Nigerian, Portuguese and Congolese (DRC) nationals were also detained for trafficking in narcotics. Prediction of chronic post-operative pain: Preoperative DNIC testing identifies patients at risk.

Where does Diffuse Noxious Inhibitory control ( DNIC ) originate?

DNIC refers to the mechanism by which dorsal horn wide dynamic range neurons responsive to stimulation from one location of the body may be inhibited by noxious stimuli (such as heat, high pressure or electric stimulation) applied to another, remote location in the body. The inhibition is thought to originate in the brain,…

What kind of equipment is used to measure DNIC?

Pressure pain threshold (PPT) and pain tolerance (PTol) parameters are widely used as a measure of DNIC. Equipment such as metal pressure algometer with a rubber top is used to apply pressure to a person’s finger or toe.

Where can I find articles with the title DNIC?

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