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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 ...
Effect of Transarterial Axillary Block yersus General Anesthesia on Paresthesiae 1 Year after Hand Surgery
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005)
Age Is Not an Impediment to Effective Use of Patient-controlled Analgesia by Surgical Patients
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2000)
Background: Obstacles to the use of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) by elderly surgical patients have not been well-documented. Age differences in preoperative psychological factors, postoperative pain and analgesic ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Predicting Maternal and Behavioural Measures of Infant Pain: The Relative Contribution of Maternal Factors
The Sociocommunication Model of Infant Pain (Craig and Pillai Riddell, 2003) theorizes that maternal variables influence the pained infant and that the pained infant reciprocally influences maternal responses to the ...
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 ...
A randomised, controlled study of peri-operative low dose s(+)-ketamine in combination with postoperative patient-controlled s(+)-ketamine and morphine after radical prostatectomy
(Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2004)
In a randomised, double-blind prospective study we compared the effects on postoperative pain and analgesic consumption of intra-operative s(+)-ketamine (100 μg.kg−1 bolus and a continuous infusion of 2 μg.kg−1.min−1) ...