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Biomedical and Psychosocial Factors Associated with Disability After Peripheral Nerve Injury
(Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc, 2011-05)
Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biomedical and psychosocial factors associated with disability at a minimum of six months following upper-extremity nerve injury. Methods: This cross-sectional study ...
Survey of the prevalence of immunization non-compliance due to needle fears in children and adults
Needle fears are a documented barrier to immunization in children and adults. There is a paucity of data, however, regarding the prevalence of needle fears and their impact on immunization compliance. In this cross-sectional ...
Online communities for breast cancer survivors: a review and analysis of their characteristics and levels of use
(Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013-05)
Purpose Online communities have been heralded as one of the most promising health resources on the Internet. The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics and levels of use of online communities for breast ...
The effects of early pain experience in neonates on pain responses in infancy and childhood.
Iatrogenic pain is commonplace in newborn infants yet we know very little about its long-term effects. This article reviews the evidence for and against the suggestion that painful procedures experienced in the perinatal ...
Effects of Perioperative Oral Amantadine on Postoperative Pain and Morphine Consumption in Patients after Radical Prostatectomy: Results of a Preliminary Study
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004)
Background: Amantadine is known to be a noncompetitive N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antagonist and may be useful in preventing postoperative central sensitization, acute opioid tolerance, and opioid-induced hyperalgesia, ...
The Use of Air in the Inspired Gas Mixture During Two-Lung Ventilation Delays Lung Collapse During One-Lung Ventilation
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2009)
BACKGROUND: Collapse of the ipsilateral lung facilitates surgical exposure during thoracic procedures. The use of different gas mixtures during two-lung ventilation (2LV) may improve or impede surgical conditions during ...
Pain, opioid tolerance and sensitisation to nociception in the neonate
Pain is commonplace in newborn infants. Opioid analgesics have become increasingly used to reduce different types of pain in neonates, including pain from surgery, medical procedures and chronic conditions. Adverse effects ...
Cold intolerance after brachial plexus nerve injury
Background. The purpose of this study was to evaluate cold intolerance symptoms in patients with brachial plexus nerve injury. We hypothesized that higher levels of cold intolerance would be associated with more pain, ...