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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 ...
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' ...
Acceptability of a cognitive behavior therapy intervention to implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients
We aimed to assess cardiac patients, acceptance of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT); determine if gender was associated with treatment engagement (session attendance and utilization of intervention strategies); and relate ...
Pain Control after Thoracic Surgery: A Review of Current Techniques
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 1994)
An association between phantom limb sensations and stump skin conductance during transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) applied to the contralateral leg: a case study
This report describes a placebo-controlled study of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) applied to the contralateral lower leg and outer ears of an amputee with non-painful phantom sensations. The subject ...
Children with chronic pain: Impact of sex and age on long-term outcomes
The present study examined the long-term pain and disability outcomes of a pediatric chronic pain clinic cohort and evaluated whether these outcomes differed by age and sex. Patients were interviewed a mean of 3 years after ...
Timing of treatment and pre-emptive analgesia
(CRC Press, 2003)
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 ...
Pain In Public and Private Places
(Elsevier Inc., 1995)
In the focus article, Sullivan challenges a commonly held view that pain is a private, subjective experience. He argues that our experience of pain Is inescapably conceptual, as It arises into our consciousness having been ...