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Pain-related anxiety influences pain perception differently in men and women: A quantitative sensory test across thermal pain modalities
The sexes differ with respect to perception of experimental pain. Anxiety influences pain perception more in men than in women; however, there lacks research exploring which anxiety constructs influence pain perception ...
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 ...
Posttraumatic stress symptoms and the diathesis-stress model of chronic pain and disability in patients undergoing major surgery
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010-07)
Objectives: To (1) use structural equation modeling (SEM) to examine relationships proposed in Turk’s diathesis-stress model of chronic pain and disability as well as (2) investigate what role, if any, posttraumatic stress ...
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: ...
Lithium and memory: a long-term follow-up study.
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1988-06)
This study examined the effects of long-term lithium therapy on memory functions in 18 patients suffering from bipolar affective disorder. Patients were retested on the Wechsler Memory Scale, Benton Visual Retention Test, ...
Epidural ketamine for postoperative analgesia
(Springer Verlag, 1998-02)
Two factors have increased interest in ketamine for postoperative analgesia. The first was the discovery of the N-Methyl-D-asparrate (NMDA) receptor and its role in central pain processing and spinal cord neural plasticity.1 ...
Comparison of lorazepam alone vs lorazepam, morphine, and perphenazine for cardiac premedication
(Springer Verlag, 1997-02)
Purpose: To compare the effects of two premedication regimens on cardiorespiratory variables, sedation, and anxiety in patients scheduled for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Methods: This was a prospective ...
Pain Control after Thoracic Surgery: A Review of Current Techniques
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 1994)
Dissociation of phantom limb phenomena from stump tactile spatial acuity and sensory thresholds
(Oxford University Press, 2005)
Most amputees experience phantom limb sensations and/or phantom limb pain as well as residual limb (stump) pain that are resistant to treatment. Phantom phenomena are not homogeneous; each patient presents with a unique ...
Peripheral and central hyperexcitability: Differential signs and symptoms in persistent pain
(Cambridge University Press, 1997)
This target article examines the clinical and experimental evidence for a role of peripheral and central hyperexcitability in persistent pain in four key areas: cutaneous hyperalgesia, referred pain, neuropathic pain, and ...