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Evaluation of Pain Measurement Practices and Opinions of Peripheral Nerve Surgeons
(Springer Verlag, 2009)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the opinions and practices of peripheral nerve surgeons regarding assessment and treatment of pain in patients following nerve injury. Surgeons with expertise in upper extremity ...
What Patients with Cancer Want to Know About Pain: A Qualitative Study
Research indicates that patients feel more satisfied and obtain better health outcomes when they are able to discuss their questions with their health professionals. A better understanding of cancer patients' questions may ...
Structure of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Pain and Pain-Free Patients Scheduled for Major Surgery
Factor-analytic studies of the structure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms have yielded inconsistent results. One of the reasons for the inconsistency may be that PTSD is highly comorbid with other disorders; ...
Influence of repeated painful procedures and sucrose analgesia on the development of hyperalgesia in newborn infants
This study determined the effects of cumulative exposure to painful needle procedures and sucrose analgesia on the development of remote hyperalgesia in newborn infants, defined as an increase in response to a normally ...
Inclusion of authorized deception in the informed consent process does not affect the magnitude of the placebo effect for experimentally induced pain
The ethics of placebo research have been of paramount concern since the discovery of the phenomenon. To address these ethical concerns, Miller and colleagues (PLoS Med 2005 Sep;2(9):e262, 0853–0859) propose an alternate ...
Conditioning and Hyperalgesia in Newborns Exposed to Repeated Heel Lances
(American Medical Association, 2002)
Context Hospitalized infants undergo repeated invasive procedures. It is unknown whether cumulative experiences with pain lead to anticipatory pain behaviors and hyperalgesia. Objectives To determine whether newborns ...