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Phantom limb sensations and phantom limb pain in child and adolescent amputees
Objective: To provide a better understanding of the prevalence, correlates and quality of phantom sensations and phantom pain in child and adolescent amputees. Design: Retrospective survey study. Setting: Recruitment through ...
Preop analgesia for postop pain
Effect of neonatal circumcision on pain response during subsequent routine vaccination
Circumcised infants showed a stronger pain response to subsequent routine vaccination than uncircumcised infants. Among the circumcised group, preoperative treatment with Emla attenuated the pain response to vaccination. ...
Pain in public and private places
The role of the sympathetic nervous system in phantom limb pain
(Hanley and Belfus/Elsevier, 1996)
What exactly is central to the role of central neuroplasticity in persistent pain?
(Cambridge University Press, 1997)
The commentaries on our target article have raised important issues about central neuroplasticity and its role in persistent pain states. Some suggest that central neuroplasticity plays nothing more than a minor role in ...
Use and efficacy of low-dose ketamine in the management of acute postoperative pain: a review of current techniques and outcomes
Ketamine hydrochloride is a well known general anesthetic and short acting analgesic in use for almost 3 decades. The role of the NMDA receptor in the processing of nociceptive input has led naturally to renewed clinical ...
Pain ‘memories’ in phantom limbs: review and clinical observations
This paper reviews reports of phantom limb sensations which resemble somatosensory events experienced in the limb before amputation. It also presents descriptions of this phenomenon in 68 amputees who took part in a series ...
The reality of phantom limbs
(Springer Verlag, 1993)
This paper evaluates the joint influence of peripheral neurophysiological factors and higher-order cognitive and affective processes in triggering or modulating a variety of phantom limb experiences, including pain. Part ...