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Patients' perceptions of joint replacement care in a changing healthcare system: a qualitative study
(Longwoods Publishing Corporation, 2014-02)
Background: Ontario has introduced strategies over the past decade to reduce wait times and length of stay and improve access to physiotherapy for orthopaedic and other patients. The aim of this study is to explore patients' ...
Acute and chronic post-surgical pain after living liver donation: Incidence and predictors
Despite its prominence as a concern among potential surgical candidates, there is little information in the literature regarding the short- and long-term pain experience after living liver donation. We undertook a prospective ...
Perioperative gabapentin reduces 24 hour opioid consumption and improves in-hospital rehabilitation but not post-discharge outcomes following total knee arthroplasty with peripheral nerve block
(Oxford University Press, 2014-11)
Background. This study was designed to determine whether a 4 day perioperative regimen of gabapentin added to celecoxib improves in-hospital rehabilitation and physical function on postoperative day 4 and 6 weeks and 3 ...
A Randomized-controlled Trial of Parent-led Tactile Stimulation to Reduce Pain During Infant Immunization Injections
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014-03)
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of parent-led tactile stimulation for pain reduction when added to a combination of evidence-based pain-reducing interventions in infants undergoing immunization injections. Methods: ...
Effect of total-body prehabilitation on postoperative outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To systematically review the evidence of pre-operative exercise, known as ‘prehabilitation’, on peri- and postoperative outcomesin adult surgical populations.Design Systematic review and meta-analysis.Data sources ...
Continuous regional anaesthesia provides effective pain management and reduces opioid requirement following major lower limb amputation
Objectives: Postoperative stump pain after major lower limb amputation is a significant impediment to the recovery of amputees. The vast majority of patients require opioid analgesics following surgery, which are associated ...
Letter to the Editor. Comment on: Kim et al. Pain 2014;155(1):22-27, Comparison of postoperative pain in the first and second knee in staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty:clinical evidence of enhanced pain sensitivity after surgical injury
We read with interest the article by Kim et al.  involving pain and hyperalgesia in patients undergoing staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA).