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Preoperative coping strategies and distress predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption in women undergoing abdominal gynecologic surgery
Objectives The aim of the present study was to predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption based on preoperative psychosocial factors. Methods One hundred and twenty-two women completed measures of distress and ...
Preventive Analgesia Is Associated with Reduced Pain Disability 3 Weeks but Not 6 Months after Major Gynecologic Surgery by Laparotomy
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004)
Background: Most studies of preemptive or preventive analgesia restrict outcomes to pain and analgesic consumption in the acute postoperative period. The potential longer-term effects on these and other domains of functioning ...
The Effects of Type of Surgery and Time on Psychological Adjustment in Women After Breast Cancer Treatment
(Springer Verlag, 2000)
Background: The aim of the present study was to examine whether type of surgery, age, and time since surgery influenced psychological distress and quality of life (QOL) in women treated for breast cancer. Methods: We ...
Postoperative Morphine Use and Hyperalgesia Are Reduced by Preoperative but Not Intraoperative Epidural Analgesia: Implications for Preemptive Analgesia and the Prevention of Central Sensitization
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2003)
Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the postoperative morphine-sparing effects and reduction in pain and secondary mechanical hyperalgesia after preincisional or postincisional epidural administration of a ...
Locked out and still knocking: predictors of excessive demands for postoperative intravenous patient-controlled analgesia
(Springer Verlag, 2008-02)
Background: Psychosocial factors governing the use of postoperative, intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) have received little attention in spite of the fact that PCA is the most common modality for managing pain ...