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Specialized Tests for Detecting Treatment Effects in the Two-Sample Problem
(Taylor & Francis, 1997)
Nonparametric and robust statistics (those using trimmed means and Winsorized variances) were compared for their ability to detect treatment effects in the 2-sample case. In particular, 2 specialized tests, tests designed ...
Statistical practices of educational researchers: An analysis of their ANOVA, MANOVA, and ANCOVA analyses
Articles published in several prominent educational journals were examined to investigate the use of data-analysis tools by researchers in four research paradigms: between-subjects univariate designs, between-subjects ...
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)
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 ...
Psychophysiological contributions to phantom limbs
(Canadian Psychiatric Association, 1992)
Recent studies of amputees reveal a remarkable diversity in the qualities of experiences that define the phantom limb, whether painless or painful. This paper selectively reviews evidence of peripheral, central and ...
The Pairwise Multiple Comparison Multiplicity Problem: An Alternative Approach to Familywise and Comparisonwise Type I Error Control
(American Psychological Association, 1999-03)
When simultaneously undertaking many tests of significance researchers are faced with the problem of how best to control the probability of committing a Type I error. The familywise approach deals directly with multiplicity ...
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 ...
Phantom limb pain
Traditional methods of postoperative analgesia do not provide adequate control of pain, in part because they focus on treating the patient only after the pain is well entrenched. Despite recent advances in the management ...