Children’s Opioid Use at Home After Laparoscopic Appendectomy.

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To combat the opioid epidemic, prescribers need accurate information about pediatric home opioid requirements to manage acute pain after surgery. Current opioid use estimates come from retrospective surveys; this study […]

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Reasons for Discontinuation of Acute Postoperative Pain Ketamine Infusions: A Retrospective Case-Control Study.

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The purpose of the study was to investigate factors associated with early discontinuation of low-dose ketamine infusions due to adverse drug events (ADEs).A retrospective, matched case-control study of surgical patients […]

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Low-Dose Ketamine Infusion as Adjuvant Therapy during an Acute Pain Crisis in Pediatric Patients.

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Recent studies in pediatric patients have suggested that ketamine, an N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDA) antagonist, given at sub-anesthetic doses can effectively decrease pain scores, provide analgesic effects, and in some cases, […]

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The Impact of Guided Imagery on Pain and Anxiety in Hospitalized Adults.

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The use and impact of guided imagery in the acute care setting is limited.The purpose of this quality improvement project was to evaluate the feasibility of a guided imagery intervention […]

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Expanding frontiers in telehealth: video assisted at-home application of capsaicin 8% patch.

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In recent years, the delivery of health services has undergone a major paradigm shift towards expanded outpatient services and widespread use of telemedicine. Post herpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a treatment […]

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Pain Catastrophizing Mediates and Moderates the Link Between Acute Pain and Working Memory.

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The bidirectional relationship between pain and working memory (WM) deficits is well-documented but poorly understood. Pain catastrophizing – exaggerated, negative cognitive and emotional responses toward pain – may contribute to […]

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Combination of pain location and pain duration is associated with central sensitization related-symptoms in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: A cross-sectional study.

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Increased evidence indicates that pain location affects central sensitization (CS)-related symptoms. In addition, pain location and pain duration may be intricately related to CS-related symptoms. However, these factors have been […]

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Iatrogenic Cushing syndrome following lumbar medial branch block in a patient with HIV on ritonavir and darunavir.

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We present a case report of a 62-year old female with HIV and chronic facetogenic back pain who underwent bilateral L3-L4 and L4-L5 medial branch nerve blocks using triamcinolone acetonide 80 mg. 2 weeks […]

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Preoperative Sleep Quality And Adverse Pain Outcomes After Total Hip Arthroplasty.

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Sleep disturbance is thought to aggravate acute postoperative pain. The influence of preoperative sleep problems on pain control in the long-term and development of chronic postsurgical pain is largely unknown.This […]

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Determination of equi-analgesic doses of inhaled methoxyflurane versus intravenous fentanyl using the cold pressor test in volunteers: a randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled crossover study.

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Inhaled methoxyflurane for acute pain relief has demonstrated an analgesic effect superior to placebo. Data comparing methoxyflurane to an opioid are needed. The aim of this study was to determine […]

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N-acylethanolamine-hydrolyzing acid amidase: a new potential target to treat paclitaxel-induced neuropathy.

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Although paclitaxel is an effective chemotherapeutic agent used to treat multiple types of cancer (e.g., breast, ovarian, neck, and lung), it also elicits paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy (PIPN), which represents a […]

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The Effect of Maternal Voice on Venipuncture Induced Pain in Neonates: A Randomized Study.

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Venipuncture is a common procedure in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and causes significant pain for neonates.To evaluate the effect of maternal voice on pain caused by venipuncture (including […]

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Quality Indicators (QI) of Acute Pain after Surgery in European Countries.

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It is common practice to use pain quality indicators (QI) to accurately assess the medical care situation of patients. This literature review identifies the status quo of acute pain QI […]

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Challenges and opportunities in translational pain research – An opinion paper of the working group on translational pain research of the European pain federation (EFIC).

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For decades, basic research on the underlying mechanisms of nociception has held promise to translate into efficacious treatments for patients with pain. Despite great improvement in the understanding of pain […]

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Development and Validation of the Brief Assessment of Distress about Pain.

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The experience of pain is a complex interaction of somatic, behavioral, affective, and cognitive components. Negative psychological states (e.g., anxiety, fear, and depression) are intertwined with pain and contribute to […]

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A Prospective Randomized Comparison of Postoperative Pain and Complications after Thyroidectomy under Different Anesthetic Techniques: Volatile Anesthesia versus Total Intravenous Anesthesia.

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While the postoperative outcome is favorable, post-thyroidectomy pain is considerable. Reducing the postoperative acute pain, therefore, is considered important. This study investigated whether the pain intensity and need for rescue […]

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Identification of Neonatal Infant Pain Assessment Tools as a Possibility of Their Application in Clinical Practice in Croatia: An Integrative Literature Review.

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This article presents an integrative review of the literature with the aim of identifying instruments already in existence for measuring neonatal infant pain with a view to exploring possibilities of […]

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Predictors of Acute Postsurgical Pain following Gastrointestinal Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Study.

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Several predictors have been shown to be independently associated with chronic postsurgical pain for gastrointestinal surgery, but few studies have investigated the factors associated with acute postsurgical pain (APSP). The […]

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Impaired Exercise-induced Hypoalgesia in Individuals Reporting an Increase in Low Back Pain During Acute Exercise.

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Exercise therapy is recommended for low back pain (LBP) although the immediate effects on pain are highly variable. In 96 individuals with LBP this cross-sectional study explored 1) the magnitude […]

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Intra-accumbal dopaminergic system modulates the restraint stress-induced antinociceptive behaviors in persistent inflammatory pain.

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Stress activates several neural pathways that inhibit pain sensation. Nucleus accumbens (NAc) as an important component of the mesolimbic dopaminergic system, has a major role in pain modulation and is […]

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Multicentre randomised controlled clinical trial of electroacupuncture with usual care for patients with non-acute pain after back surgery.

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness and safety between electroacupuncture (EA) combined with usual care (UC) and UC alone for pain reduction and functional improvement in […]

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Perspectives of Aging Adults Who Frequently Seek Emergency Department Care.

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The number of people managing chronic conditions is growing with the rapidly aging population. Visits to the emergency department are steadily rising, but little is known about the rationale of […]

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Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation reduces acute postoperative pain and analgesic use after open inguinal hernia surgery: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

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In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we evaluated the role of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) in the multimodal treatment (non-opioid analgesics and kinesiotherapy) of postoperative pain following open inguinal […]

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Qualitative evaluation of the influence of Acute Oxaliplatin-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy on Quality of Life and Activities of Daily Life.

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Oxaliplatin often causes acute or chronic peripheral neuropathy in patients with an intestinal or pancreatic tumor, but in-depth insights in its influence on quality of life (QoL) are lacking. We […]

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