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Measurement of pain
(Elsevier Inc., 1999-04)
Pain is a personal, subjective experience influenced by cultural learning, the meaning of the situation, attention, and other psychologic variables. Approaches to the measurement of pain include verbal and numeric self-rating ...
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 ...
The role of the sympathetic nervous system in phantom limb pain
(Hanley and Belfus/Elsevier, 1996)
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 ...
What is the role of online support from the perspective of facilitators of face-to-face support groups? A multi-method study of the use of breast cancer online communities
Objective: To explore the role of online communities from the perspective of breast cancer survivors who are facilitators of face-to-face support groups. Methods: Seventy-three attendees (73% response rate) of a Canadian ...
Pain in public and private places
Letter to the Editor. Comment on: Kim et al. Pain 2014;155(1):22-27, Comparison of postoperative pain in the first and second knee in staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty:clinical evidence of enhanced pain sensitivity after surgical injury
We read with interest the article by Kim et al.  involving pain and hyperalgesia in patients undergoing staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
Phantom limb pain
(Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 1999)
Factorial Validity of the English-Language Version of the Pain Catastrophizing Scale–Child Version
The Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) was developed in English to assess 3 components of catastrophizing (rumination, magnification, helplessness). It has been adapted for use and validated with Flemish-speaking children ...