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Biomedical and Psychosocial Factors Associated with Disability After Peripheral Nerve Injury
(Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc, 2011-05)
Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biomedical and psychosocial factors associated with disability at a minimum of six months following upper-extremity nerve injury. Methods: This cross-sectional study ...
Validity of the Patient Specific Functional Scale in patients following upper extremity nerve injury
Purpose. This study evaluated the validity of the Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) in patients with upper extremity nerve injury. Methods. Following Research Ethics Boards (REB) approval, we included English-speaking ...
Cold intolerance after brachial plexus nerve injury
Background. The purpose of this study was to evaluate cold intolerance symptoms in patients with brachial plexus nerve injury. We hypothesized that higher levels of cold intolerance would be associated with more pain, ...
Early but no long-term benefit of regional compared with general anesthesia for ambulatory hand surgery.
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2004-08)
Background: The purpose of this study was to determine whether either regional anesthesia (RA) or general anesthesia (GA) provided the best analgesia with the fewest adverse effects up to 2 weeks after ambulatory hand ...
Evaluation of Pain Measurement Practices and Opinions of Peripheral Nerve Surgeons
(Springer Verlag, 2009)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the opinions and practices of peripheral nerve surgeons regarding assessment and treatment of pain in patients following nerve injury. Surgeons with expertise in upper extremity ...
Relationships Among Pain Disability, Pain Intensity, Illness Intrusiveness, and Upper Extremity Disability in Patients With Traumatic Peripheral Nerve Injury
Purpose In patients with a peripheral nerve injury, a simple conceptualization assumes that pain disability is determined by pain intensity. This study evaluated the relationships among pain intensity, illness intrusiveness, ...