neuroaugmentation

neu·ro·aug·men·ta·tion

(nū'rō-awg-men-tā'shŭn),
Use of electrical stimulation to supplement activity of the nervous system.

neuroaugmentation

(nūr″ō-ăwg-mĕn-tā′shŭn)
Any method used to increase the function of a nerve, esp. in managing pain. One example is transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.
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Alexandre predicts that by 2035, "Human beings, if they want to keep up, will be faced with two, non-exclusive choices: biological eugenics or electronic neuroaugmentation.
The 184 chapters cover basic science, patient evaluation, imaging, various generalized and regional pain syndromes, and specific treatment modalities, including nerve blocks, neuroaugmentation and implantable drug delivery systems, and advanced techniques like diskectomy, cryoneurolysis, and radiofrequency lesioning.