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The effects of early pain experience in neonates on pain responses in infancy and childhood.
Iatrogenic pain is commonplace in newborn infants yet we know very little about its long-term effects. This article reviews the evidence for and against the suggestion that painful procedures experienced in the perinatal ...
Effects of Perioperative Oral Amantadine on Postoperative Pain and Morphine Consumption in Patients after Radical Prostatectomy: Results of a Preliminary Study
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004)
Background: Amantadine is known to be a noncompetitive N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antagonist and may be useful in preventing postoperative central sensitization, acute opioid tolerance, and opioid-induced hyperalgesia, ...
Psychological correlates of fatigue: Examining depression, perfectionism, and automatic negative thoughts
This study investigated whether depression, perfectionism or automatic negative thoughts would correlate with the symptomatology of fatigue in a non-clinical population. A structural model was developed to determine if ...
The Use of Air in the Inspired Gas Mixture During Two-Lung Ventilation Delays Lung Collapse During One-Lung Ventilation
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2009)
BACKGROUND: Collapse of the ipsilateral lung facilitates surgical exposure during thoracic procedures. The use of different gas mixtures during two-lung ventilation (2LV) may improve or impede surgical conditions during ...
Pain, opioid tolerance and sensitisation to nociception in the neonate
Pain is commonplace in newborn infants. Opioid analgesics have become increasingly used to reduce different types of pain in neonates, including pain from surgery, medical procedures and chronic conditions. Adverse effects ...
Increasing Access to Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2004-03)
The primary objective of the current study was to compare CR participation after automatic electronic referral to a site nearest home with usual referral. The secondary objective was to examine differences in CR participation ...
Physician health, stress and gender at a university hospital
(Wolters Kluwer, 2003-02)
Objective: To determine personal and work related factors contributing to physician health and stress in men and women physicians in a university hospital. Method: Mail survey of 161 hospital-based Canadian academic ...
Physician–patient interaction: a gynecology clinic in Turkey
Evidence for gender differences in physicians' communication with their patients comes primarily from Western countries. Little is known about whether these gender differences would also be observed in Turkey, where there ...
Transition from acute to chronic postsurgical pain: risk factors and protective factors
(Expert Reviews, 2009)
Most patients who undergo surgery recover uneventfully and resume their normal daily activities within weeks. Nevertheless, chronic postsurgical pain develops in an alarming proportion of patients. The prevailing approach ...