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Pregabalin reduces postoperative opioid consumption and pain for 1 week after hospital discharge, but does not affect function at 6 weeks or 3 months after total hip arthroplasty
(Oxford University Press, 2015-12)
BACKGROUND: This study examined whether a perioperative regimen of pregabalin added to celecoxib improved pain scores and functional outcomes postdischarge up to 3 months after total hip arthroplasty (primary outcome) and ...
Distinguishing problematic from nonproblematic postsurgical pain: A pain trajectory analysis after total knee arthroplasty
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015-03)
The goal of this study was to follow a cohort of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty over time to: (1) identify and describe the various pain trajectories beginning preoperatively and for up to 12 months after ...
Keeping an eye on pain: investigating visual attention biases in individuals with chronic pain using eye-tracking methodology
Attentional biases to painful stimuli are evident in individuals with chronic pain, although the directional tendency of these biases (ie, toward or away from threat-related stimuli) remains unclear. This study used ...
PTSD and the Experience of Pain: Research and Clinical Implications of Shared Vulnerability and Mutual Maintenance Models
(SAGE Publications, 2002-12)
It is common for individuals with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to present with cooccurring pain problems, and vice versa. However, the relation between these conditions often goes unrecognized in clinical ...
Preventive analgesia and novel strategies for the prevention of chronic post-surgical pain
(Springer International Publishing, 2015-03)
Chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) is a serious complication of major surgery that can impair a patient’s quality of life. The development of CPSP is a complex process which involves biologic, psychosocial, and environmental ...
Chronic pain, psychopathology, and DSM-5 somatic symptom disorder
(SAGE Publications, 2015-04)
Unlike acute pain that warns us of injury or disease, chronic or persistent pain serves no adaptive purpose. Though there is no agreed on definition of chronic pain, it is commonly referred to as pain that is without ...
Surgically-placed abdominal wall catheters on postoperative analgesia and outcomes after living liver donation
Living donor liver resections are associated with significant postoperative pain. Epidural analgesia is the gold standard for postoperative pain management, although it is often refused or contraindicated. Surgically placed ...
The role of the sympathetic nervous system in phantom limb pain
(Hanley and Belfus/Elsevier, 1996)
Preoperative coping strategies and distress predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption in women undergoing abdominal gynecologic surgery
Objectives The aim of the present study was to predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption based on preoperative psychosocial factors. Methods One hundred and twenty-two women completed measures of distress and ...
Postoperative Morphine Use and Hyperalgesia Are Reduced by Preoperative but Not Intraoperative Epidural Analgesia: Implications for Preemptive Analgesia and the Prevention of Central Sensitization
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2003)
Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the postoperative morphine-sparing effects and reduction in pain and secondary mechanical hyperalgesia after preincisional or postincisional epidural administration of a ...