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Acceptability of a cognitive behavior therapy intervention to implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients
We aimed to assess cardiac patients, acceptance of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT); determine if gender was associated with treatment engagement (session attendance and utilization of intervention strategies); and relate ...
Inclusion of authorized deception in the informed consent process does not affect the magnitude of the placebo effect for experimentally induced pain
The ethics of placebo research have been of paramount concern since the discovery of the phenomenon. To address these ethical concerns, Miller and colleagues (PLoS Med 2005 Sep;2(9):e262, 0853–0859) propose an alternate ...
Patients' perceptions of joint replacement care in a changing healthcare system: a qualitative study
(Longwoods Publishing Corporation, 2014-02)
Background: Ontario has introduced strategies over the past decade to reduce wait times and length of stay and improve access to physiotherapy for orthopaedic and other patients. The aim of this study is to explore patients' ...
Acute and chronic post-surgical pain after living liver donation: Incidence and predictors
Despite its prominence as a concern among potential surgical candidates, there is little information in the literature regarding the short- and long-term pain experience after living liver donation. We undertook a prospective ...
Perioperative gabapentin reduces 24 hour opioid consumption and improves in-hospital rehabilitation but not post-discharge outcomes following total knee arthroplasty with peripheral nerve block
(Oxford University Press, 2014-11)
Background. This study was designed to determine whether a 4 day perioperative regimen of gabapentin added to celecoxib improves in-hospital rehabilitation and physical function on postoperative day 4 and 6 weeks and 3 ...
Posttraumatic stress symptoms and the diathesis-stress model of chronic pain and disability in patients undergoing major surgery
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2010-07)
Objectives: To (1) use structural equation modeling (SEM) to examine relationships proposed in Turk’s diathesis-stress model of chronic pain and disability as well as (2) investigate what role, if any, posttraumatic stress ...
Relationship Between Pain and Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Palliative Care
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-pain-and-symptom-management/ 0885-3924 Context. Previous research suggests that patients receiving palliative care may simultaneously experience poorly managed pain and ...
Epidural Analgesia Provides Better Pain Management After Live Liver Donation: A Retrospective Study
Despite the increase in surgical volumes of live liver donation, there has been very little documentation of the postoperative pain experience. The primary aim of this study was to examine the difference in acute postoperative ...
Pregabalin Effective for the Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain: Really? In response.
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-02)