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Measurement of pain
(Elsevier Inc., 1999-04)
Pain is a personal, subjective experience influenced by cultural learning, the meaning of the situation, attention, and other psychologic variables. Approaches to the measurement of pain include verbal and numeric self-rating ...
Maternal family history of hypertension attenuates neonatal pain response
Reduced sensitivity to naturally occurring and laboratory pain stimuli has been observed in individuals with hypertension, high-normal blood pressure, and a family history of hypertension. The present study sought to extend ...
The Stability of a Ketamine-Morphine Solution
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2002)
Recent advances in acute pain mechanisms and management have implicated the N-methyl D-aspartate receptor-ion channel complex in the development of postoperative hyperalgesia and acute opioid tolerance. N-methyl D-aspartate ...
Epidural Bupivacaine-Morphine Analgesia versus Patient-controlled Analgesia following Abdominal Aortic Surgery: Analgesic, Respiratory, and Myocardial Effects
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 1998)
Background: The efficacy and effects of epidural analgesia compared with patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) have not been reported in patients undergoing major vascular surgery. We compared the effects of epidural ...
Stability of phantom limb phenomena after upper limb amputation: A longitudinal study
Amputees may experience stump pain (SP), phantom limb (PL) sensations, pain, and/or a general awareness of the missing limb. The mechanisms underlying these perceptions could involve nervous system neuroplasticity and be ...
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 ...
Systematic review of yoga for pregnant women: current status and future directions.
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012-08)
Objectives. Yoga is used for a variety of immunological, neuromuscular, psychological, and pain conditions. Recent studies indicate that it may be effective in improving pregnancy, labour, and birth outcomes. The purpose ...
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 ...
Factors associated with refusal to enter a clinical trial: epidural anesthesia is a deterrent to participation
(Springer Verlag, 2002-06)
Purpose To compare patients who participate in a clinical trial for pain management involving epidural anesthesia to those who refuse and document their reasons for refusing. Methods Demographic and health history ...