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Sexual Knowledge and Victimization in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
(Springer US, 2014-09)
There is a significant gap in understanding the risk of sexual victimization in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the variables that contribute to risk. Age appropriate sexual interest, limited sexual ...
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).
The McGurk Effect in Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome
Children with autism may have difficulties putting together what they see and hear during speech, which has been linked to understanding of speech and language development. However, little has been done to examine children ...
Continuous regional anaesthesia provides effective pain management and reduces opioid requirement following major lower limb amputation
Objectives: Postoperative stump pain after major lower limb amputation is a significant impediment to the recovery of amputees. The vast majority of patients require opioid analgesics following surgery, which are associated ...
History of Suicide Attempts in Adults with Asperger Syndrome
(Hogrefe Publishing, 2014)
Background: Individuals with Asperger syndrome (AS) may be at higher risk for attempting suicide compared to the general population. Aims: This study examines the issue of suicidality in adults with AS. Method: An online ...
A Systematic Literature Review of Emotion Regulation Measurement in Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder
(International Society for Autism Research, Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2014-12)
Emotion regulation (ER) difficulties are a potential common factor underlying the presentation of multiple emotional and behavioral problems in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To provide an overview of how ...
The role of infant pain behaviour in predicting parent pain ratings
(Pain and Research Management, 2014)
BACKGROUND: Research investigating how observers empathize or form estimations of an individual experiencing pain suggests that both characteristics of the observer (‘top down’) and characteristics of the individual in ...
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 ...