Joel Katz

Summary

Affiliation: York University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of perioperative oral amantadine on postoperative pain and morphine consumption in patients after radical prostatectomy: results of a preliminary study
    Dirk G Snijdelaar
    Acute Pain Research Unit, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 100:134-41. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventive analgesia is associated with reduced pain disability 3 weeks but not 6 months after major gynecologic surgery by laparotomy
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 101:169-74. 2004
  3. pmc A survey of the pain experienced by males and females with Fabry disease
    Andrea L Gibas
    York University, Department of Psychology, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, Ontario
    Pain Res Manag 11:185-92. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Children with chronic pain: impact of sex and age on long-term outcomes
    Andrea L Martin
    Anesthesia, Divisional Center for Pain Management and Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Pain 128:13-9. 2007
  5. pmc Identification of pain-related psychological risk factors for the development and maintenance of pediatric chronic postsurgical pain
    M Gabrielle Pagé
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pain Res 6:167-80. 2013
  6. pmc Pain-related psychological correlates of pediatric acute post-surgical pain
    M Gabrielle Pagé
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pain Res 5:547-58. 2012
  7. pmc Implicit versus explicit associative learning and experimentally induced placebo hypoalgesia
    Andrea L Martin-Pichora
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pain Res 4:67-77. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Emotional numbing and pain intensity predict the development of pain disability up to one year after lateral thoracotomy
    Joel Katz
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Pain 13:870-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Transition from acute to chronic postsurgical pain: risk factors and protective factors
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:723-44. 2009
  10. pmc Alexithymia and fear of pain independently predict heat pain intensity ratings among undergraduate university students
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 14:299-305. 2009

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of perioperative oral amantadine on postoperative pain and morphine consumption in patients after radical prostatectomy: results of a preliminary study
    Dirk G Snijdelaar
    Acute Pain Research Unit, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 100:134-41. 2004
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the effects of perioperative oral amantadine on postoperative pain and analgesic consumption...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventive analgesia is associated with reduced pain disability 3 weeks but not 6 months after major gynecologic surgery by laparotomy
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 101:169-74. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to follow up patients who had received general anesthesia plus epidural fentanyl and lidocaine before (group 1) or after (group 2) incision or general anesthesia plus a sham epidural (group 3)...
  3. pmc A survey of the pain experienced by males and females with Fabry disease
    Andrea L Gibas
    York University, Department of Psychology, School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, Ontario
    Pain Res Manag 11:185-92. 2006
    ..Males suffer extensively from this disease. Females, as genetic 'carriers', have traditionally been viewed as either asymptomatic or mildly afflicted with this disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Children with chronic pain: impact of sex and age on long-term outcomes
    Andrea L Martin
    Anesthesia, Divisional Center for Pain Management and Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Pain 128:13-9. 2007
    ..Females may be at higher risk for continuing pain and report greater use of health care, medication, and non-drug methods of pain control...
  5. pmc Identification of pain-related psychological risk factors for the development and maintenance of pediatric chronic postsurgical pain
    M Gabrielle Pagé
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pain Res 6:167-80. 2013
    ..The goals of this study were to examine the trajectory of pediatric chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) over the first year after surgery and to identify acute postsurgical predictors of CPSP...
  6. pmc Pain-related psychological correlates of pediatric acute post-surgical pain
    M Gabrielle Pagé
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pain Res 5:547-58. 2012
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  7. pmc Implicit versus explicit associative learning and experimentally induced placebo hypoalgesia
    Andrea L Martin-Pichora
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pain Res 4:67-77. 2011
    ..Notably, the placebo response was abolished when expectations were made explicit, suggesting a delicate interplay between attention and expectation...
  8. doi request reprint Emotional numbing and pain intensity predict the development of pain disability up to one year after lateral thoracotomy
    Joel Katz
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Pain 13:870-8. 2009
    ..Further research is required to determine the source(s) of emotional numbing after postero-lateral thoracotomy and effective interventions...
  9. doi request reprint Transition from acute to chronic postsurgical pain: risk factors and protective factors
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Expert Rev Neurother 9:723-44. 2009
    ..The transition of acute postoperative pain to chronic postsurgical pain is a complex and poorly understood developmental process, involving biological, psychological and social-environmental factors...
  10. pmc Alexithymia and fear of pain independently predict heat pain intensity ratings among undergraduate university students
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 14:299-305. 2009
    ..The relationship between alexithymia and other psychological constructs that are often associated with pain has yet to be evaluated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress symptoms and the diathesis-stress model of chronic pain and disability in patients undergoing major surgery
    Andrea L Martin
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Pain 26:518-27. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Review article: Preventive analgesia: quo vadimus?
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology, York University, and Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, BSB 232, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3
    Anesth Analg 113:1242-53. 2011
    ..We highlight clinical trial designs and examples from the literature that distinguish preventive analgesia from preemptive analgesia and conclude with suggestions for future research...
  13. doi request reprint Locked out and still knocking: predictors of excessive demands for postoperative intravenous patient-controlled analgesia
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, BSB 232, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:88-99. 2008
    ..Unrelieved pain and need for pain medication are obvious reasons but other factors may be involved. The aim of the present study was to predict PCA lockout interval demands based on preoperative psychosocial factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Pre-emptive analgesia using intravenous fentanyl plus low-dose ketamine for radical prostatectomy under general anesthesia does not produce short-term or long-term reductions in pain or analgesic use
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Pain 110:707-18. 2004
    ..Pre-operative, low-dose administration of i.v. ketamine did not result in a clinically meaningful reduction in pain or morphine consumption when compared with post-incisional administration of ketamine or a saline control condition...
  15. doi request reprint Influence of repeated painful procedures and sucrose analgesia on the development of hyperalgesia in newborn infants
    Anna Taddio
    Pharmacy Practice Division, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pain 144:43-8. 2009
    ..In conclusion, sucrose analgesia for repeated painful procedures in the first day of life does not prevent development of remote hyperalgesia in newborns...
  16. ncbi request reprint Postoperative morphine use and hyperalgesia are reduced by preoperative but not intraoperative epidural analgesia: implications for preemptive analgesia and the prevention of central sensitization
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 98:1449-60. 2003
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Gabapentin reduces preoperative anxiety and pain catastrophizing in highly anxious patients prior to major surgery: a blinded randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Hance Clarke
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton North 3 EB 317, Acute Pain Research Unit, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 60:432-43. 2013
    ..We tested the hypothesis that gabapentin 1,200 mg vs placebo would reduce preoperative anxiety in patients who exhibit moderate to high preoperative anxiety...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reduced infant response to a routine care procedure after sucrose analgesia
    Anna Taddio
    University of Toronto, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:e425-9. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine the effect of sucrose analgesia for procedural pain on infant pain responses during a subsequent caregiving procedure...
  19. doi request reprint Effect of liposomal lidocaine and sucrose alone and in combination for venipuncture pain in newborns
    Anna Taddio
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3M2
    Pediatrics 127:e940-7. 2011
    ..To determine the relative effectiveness of liposomal lidocaine, sucrose, and their combination for reducing pain in term newborns...
  20. pmc An intensive perioperative regimen of pregabalin and celecoxib reduces pain and improves physical function scores six weeks after total hip arthroplasty: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Nicole M E Carmichael
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Holland Orthopedic and Arthritic Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 18:127-32. 2013
    ..Predictors of poor outcomes include the presence of significant pre- and postoperative pain. Patients undergoing THA often experience severe, long-standing pain before surgery that may compromise the outcome of the procedure...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pain-related anxiety influences pain perception differently in men and women: a quantitative sensory test across thermal pain modalities
    Michel A Thibodeau
    Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Pain 154:419-26. 2013
    ..The results provide directions for future research and clinical endeavors and support that fear and anxiety are important features associated with hyperalgesia in both men and women...
  22. pmc Anxiety sensitivity, fear of pain and pain-related disability in children and adolescents with chronic pain
    Andrea L Martin
    Department of Anesthesia, Divisional Centre for Pain Management and Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 12:267-72. 2007
    ..However, these factors have not been evaluated in children with chronic pain...
  23. pmc Effectiveness of sucrose analgesia in newborns undergoing painful medical procedures
    Anna Taddio
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CMAJ 179:37-43. 2008
    ..Our objectives were to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of sucrose in newborns undergoing various medical procedures within 2 days of birth...
  24. doi request reprint Gabapentin does not reduce preoperative anxiety when given prior to total hip arthroplasty
    Hance Clarke
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Med 11:966-71. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that compared with a placebo control, gabapentin would reduce preoperative anxiety in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty...
  25. doi request reprint Biomedical and psychosocial factors associated with disability after peripheral nerve injury
    Christine B Novak
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, 8N 876, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:929-36. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the biomedical and psychosocial factors associated with disability at a minimum of six months following upper-extremity nerve injury...
  26. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Child Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale (CPASS) in a clinical sample of children and adolescents with acute postsurgical pain
    M Gabrielle Pagé
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pain 152:1958-65. 2011
    ..52; effect size = 0.49) and good sensitivity and specificity. The results of the present study provide initial validity and reliability of the CPASS in a clinical sample of children and adolescents after major surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Variability in clinical practice guidelines for sweetening agents in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures
    Anna Taddio
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Pain 25:153-5. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate unit-specific protocols for the use of sweetening agents...
  28. doi request reprint Structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in pain and pain-free patients scheduled for major surgery
    Gabrielle M Pagé
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 10:984-91. 2009
    ..Results reflect the need for (1) controlling for pain in studies looking at PTSD-symptom expression and (2) further research on PTSD-symptom expression in pain populations...
  29. pmc Persistent pain in a community-based sample of children and adolescents
    Samantha Fuss
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 16:303-9. 2011
    ..Very few studies have investigated the psychological factors associated with the pain experiences of children and adolescents in community samples...
  30. doi request reprint Acute pain after total hip arthroplasty does not predict the development of chronic postsurgical pain 6 months later
    Hance Clarke
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Acute Pain Research Unit, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton North 3EB 317, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4, Canada
    J Anesth 24:537-43. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Epidural analgesia provides better pain management after live liver donation: a retrospective study
    Hance Clarke
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Liver Transpl 17:315-23. 2011
    ..In conclusion, epidural analgesia provides better postoperative pain relief, less sedation, but more pruritus than IV PCA after live liver donation...
  32. doi request reprint Validation of the numerical rating scale for pain intensity and unpleasantness in pediatric acute postoperative pain: sensitivity to change over time
    M Gabrielle Pagé
    Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Pain 13:359-69. 2012
    ..This study further supports the validity of the NRS as a tool to measure both intensity and unpleasantness of acute pain in children...
  33. doi request reprint The prevention of chronic postsurgical pain using gabapentin and pregabalin: a combined systematic review and meta-analysis
    Hance Clarke
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton North 3 EB 317, Pain Research Unit, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Anesth Analg 115:428-42. 2012
    ..A search of electronic databases (Medline, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, IPA, and CINAHL) for relevant English-language trials to June 2011 was conducted...
  34. doi request reprint Relationships among pain disability, pain intensity, illness intrusiveness, and upper extremity disability in patients with traumatic peripheral nerve injury
    Christine B Novak
    Institute of Medical Science, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 35:1633-9. 2010
    ..In patients with a peripheral nerve injury, a simple conceptualization assumes that pain disability is determined by pain intensity. This study evaluated the relationships among pain intensity, illness intrusiveness, and pain disability...
  35. doi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of the Child Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale in a community sample
    M Gabrielle Pagé
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:1071-82. 2010
    ..To develop, and provide initial validation of, a 20-item Child Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale (CPASS), a modified version of the adult 20-item Pain Anxiety Symptoms Scale...
  36. doi request reprint Inclusion of authorized deception in the informed consent process does not affect the magnitude of the placebo effect for experimentally induced pain
    Andrea L Martin
    Department of Psychology, Behavioral Sciences Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M3J 1P3
    Pain 149:208-15. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to examine the effect of authorized deception in clinical trials and other placebo research within a clinical setting...
  37. ncbi request reprint Disease rarity, carrier status, and gender: a triple disadvantage for women with Fabry disease
    Andrea L Gibas
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Genet Couns 17:528-37. 2008
    ..The role of healthcare professionals, including genetic counselors, in remedying this disadvantage is reviewed...
  38. ncbi request reprint The role of work stress as a moderating variable in the chronic pain and depression association
    Sarah E P Munce
    Women s Health Program, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 61:653-60. 2006
    ..This article aims to examine the role of work stress as a moderating variable in the chronic pain-depression association, as well as sex differences in this link...
  39. ncbi request reprint Early but no long-term benefit of regional compared with general anesthesia for ambulatory hand surgery
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 101:461-7. 2004
    ..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 surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Understanding the co-occurrence of anxiety disorders and chronic pain: state-of-the-art
    Gordon J G Asmundson
    Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Depress Anxiety 26:888-901. 2009
    ..Given that most of the available evidence has come from studies of PTSD and chronic pain, we provide a detailed agenda for future investigation of the co-occurrence of chronic pain and other anxiety disorders...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of joint replacement care in a changing healthcare system: a qualitative study
    Fiona Webster
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Healthc Policy 9:55-66. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to explore patients' experiences of joint replacement care during a significant system change in their care setting...
  42. doi request reprint Online communities for breast cancer survivors: a review and analysis of their characteristics and levels of use
    Jacqueline L Bender
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:1253-63. 2013
    ..Online communities have been heralded as one of the most promising health resources on the Internet. The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics and levels of use of online communities for breast cancer survivors...
  43. doi request reprint Survey of the prevalence of immunization non-compliance due to needle fears in children and adults
    Anna Taddio
    Clinical, Social and Administrative Pharmacy, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Vaccine 30:4807-12. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Older adults' postoperative pain medication usage after total knee arthroplasty: a qualitative descriptive study
    Samantha Bremner
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Opioid Manag 8:145-52. 2012
    ..Patients are provided with medications to manage pain but there is little information regarding their usage of analgesics after hospital discharge. This study investigated analgesic usage in recent TKA recipients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dissociation of phantom limb phenomena from stump tactile spatial acuity and sensory thresholds
    Judith P Hunter
    Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Brain 128:308-20. 2005
    ..Therefore, classification of phantom phenomena based on peripheral sensory function may be a misleading step in the search for specific mechanisms underlying postamputation sensory phenomena...
  46. ncbi request reprint The effects of early pain experience in neonates on pain responses in infancy and childhood
    Anna Taddio
    Department of Pharmacy and Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Paediatr Drugs 7:245-57. 2005
    ..The precise determinants of these changes, their extent, and their permanence are not known but they appear to involve noxious stimulus-induced peripheral and central sensitization, as well as classical conditioning...
  47. ncbi request reprint Age differences in postoperative pain are scale dependent: a comparison of measures of pain intensity and quality in younger and older surgical patients
    Lucia Gagliese
    School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Pain 103:11-20. 2003
    ..Therefore, age differences in postoperative pain are better captured by verbal descriptions of pain qualities than non-verbal measures of intensity...
  48. pmc Sensitivity to pain traumatization: a higher-order factor underlying pain-related anxiety, pain catastrophizing and anxiety sensitivity among patients scheduled for major surgery
    Valery Kleiman
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 16:169-77. 2011
    ..The second is the theoretical rationale and empirical evidence linking pain and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder...
  49. pmc Gabapentin decreases morphine consumption and improves functional recovery following total knee arthroplasty
    Hance Clarke
    Department of Anesthesia and Paun Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto
    Pain Res Manag 14:217-22. 2009
    ..The present study examined the effects of a four-day postoperative gabapentin (GBP) regimen versus placebo on opioid consumption, pain scores and knee flexion, as well as adverse effects, after total knee arthroplasty...
  50. ncbi request reprint A qualitative systematic review of the role of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists in preventive analgesia
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 98:1385-400, table of contents. 2004
    ..None of the four studies examining magnesium demonstrated preventive analgesia...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pain flashbacks in posttraumatic stress disorder
    Timothy V Salomons
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin J Pain 20:83-7. 2004
    ..One common PTSD symptom is the experiencing of abnormal perceptions during which the patient feels as if the trauma is recurring. The objective of this report is to document the re-occurrence of pain as part of the PTSD sequelae...
  52. pmc The influence of addiction risk on nursing students' expectations of patients' pain reports: a clinical vignette approach
    Paula C Miceli
    Department of Psychology, Facultyt of Health, York University, Toronto, Ontario
    Pain Res Manag 14:223-31. 2009
    ..To examine the influence of addiction risk (substance abuse history [SAH]) and pain relief (PR) on nursing and non-nursing students' perceptions of pain in a postoperative vignette patient...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pain, opioid tolerance and sensitisation to nociception in the neonate
    Anna Taddio
    Department of Population Health Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 18:291-302. 2004
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated that untreated pain can have long-term effects on infant pain behaviours months beyond the events, thus, opioid analgesics may have a beneficial role that extends beyond the immediate painful event(s)...
  54. doi request reprint Patient-reported outcome after peripheral nerve injury
    Christine B Novak
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 34:281-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that patients at least 6 months after injury would report considerable disability and that pain would be the strongest predictor of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) score...
  55. doi request reprint 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
    Jacqueline L Bender
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada ELLICSR Centre for Health, Wellness and Cancer Survivorship, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 93:472-9. 2013
    ..To explore the role of online communities from the perspective of breast cancer survivors who are facilitators of face-to-face support groups...
  56. pmc Evaluation of pain measurement practices and opinions of peripheral nerve surgeons
    Christine B Novak
    Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, 8N 875, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2C4
    Hand (N Y) 4:344-9. 2009
    ..Pain assessment most frequently includes verbal patient response, and assessment of psychosocial factors is rarely included. Predominately, patient-related factors were considered important in the development of chronic neuropathic pain...
  57. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the analgesic effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for inflammatory joint pain
    Robert J Goldberg
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pain 129:210-23. 2007
    ..15; 95% CI: -0.19 to 0.49, p=0.40) at 3-4 months. The results suggest that omega-3 PUFAs are an attractive adjunctive treatment for joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and dysmenorrhea...
  58. doi request reprint A randomized-controlled trial of parent-led tactile stimulation to reduce pain during infant immunization injections
    Mary Ellen Hogan
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto Women s College Hospital Family Practice Health Centre Department of Psychology, York University Department of Psychiatry Research, Hospital for Sick Children Toronto General Research Institute Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, University Health Network Department of Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Pharmacy, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Clin J Pain 30:259-65. 2014
    ..To determine the effectiveness of parent-led tactile stimulation for pain reduction when added to a combination of evidence-based pain-reducing interventions in infants undergoing immunization injections...
  59. doi request reprint Uncovering phantom shocks in cardiac patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Ana Bilanovic
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 36:673-83. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the subjective experience of PSs and their psychosocial correlates using a mixed methods approach...
  60. pmc Strategies Aimed at Preventing Chronic Post-surgical Pain: Comprehensive Perioperative Pain Management after Total Joint Replacement Surgery
    Hance Clarke
    Hance Clarke, MSc, MD, FRCPC Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Physiother Can 63:289-304. 2011
    ..Proper evaluation and management of risk factors for CPSP require inter-professional teams to characterize a patient's experience of postoperative pain and to examine pain arising during functional activities...
  61. ncbi request reprint The stability of a ketamine-morphine solution
    Roger Schmid
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, ON, Canada
    Anesth Analg 94:898-900, table of contents. 2002
    ..5-7.5 over a period of 4 days. Our study demonstrates that the ketamine-morphine mixture at a clinically relevant concentration seems to be stable at room temperature, at a wide range of pH values, for at least 4 days...
  62. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with refusal to enter a clinical trial: epidural anesthesia is a deterrent to participation
    Timothy V Salomons
    Acute Pain Research Unit, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 49:583-7. 2002
    ..To compare patients who participate in a clinical trial for pain management involving epidural anesthesia to those who refuse and document their reasons for refusing...
  63. doi request reprint Development and psychometric evaluation of a 10-item short form inventory of gambling situations
    Caitlin Smith
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H4J1, Canada
    J Gambl Stud 27:115-28. 2011
    ..49 [positive]), supporting the criterion validity of the IGS-10. Since minimal information is lost when using the IGS-10, the short form may prove particularly useful when respondent burden prevents using the full IGS-63...
  64. doi request reprint Chronic pain in hospitalized infants: health professionals' perspectives
    Rebecca R Pillai Riddell
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain 10:1217-25. 2009
    ..These indicators differed significantly from those traditionally used to measure acute pain...
  65. doi request reprint The use of air in the inspired gas mixture during two-lung ventilation delays lung collapse during one-lung ventilation
    Raynauld Ko
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 108:1092-6. 2009
    ..4), Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen ("N(2)O," FIO(2) = 0.4) and Oxygen ("O(2)," FIO(2) = 1.0)...
  66. ncbi request reprint What patients with cancer want to know about pain: a qualitative study
    Jacqueline L Bender
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Onatario, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:177-87. 2008
    ..To manage pain adequately, innovative efforts are needed to enable patients and health professionals to recognize, articulate, and answer such questions. Internet-based tools could provide some of these solutions...
  67. ncbi request reprint Conditioning and hyperalgesia in newborns exposed to repeated heel lances
    Anna Taddio
    Department of Pharmacy, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
    JAMA 288:857-61. 2002
    ..Hospitalized infants undergo repeated invasive procedures. It is unknown whether cumulative experiences with pain lead to anticipatory pain behaviors and hyperalgesia...
  68. pmc Systematic review of persistent pain and psychological outcomes following traumatic musculoskeletal injury
    Brittany N Rosenbloom
    Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Pain Res 6:39-51. 2013
    ..Persistent pain and psychological distress are common after traumatic musculoskeletal injury (TMsI). Individuals sustaining a TMsI are often young, do not recover quickly, and place a large economic burden on society...
  69. ncbi request reprint The effect of tactile and visual sensory inputs on phantom limb awareness
    Judith P Hunter
    Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    Brain 126:579-89. 2003
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  70. pmc Neuropathic pain in patients with upper-extremity nerve injury
    Christine B Novak
    Christine B Novak, BScPT, MSc, PhD c Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Physiother Can 62:190-201. 2010
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  71. ncbi request reprint Impact of attending a health care conference in Toronto during the severe acute respiratory syndrome crisis: survey of delegates
    Jennifer Stinson
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 9:137-43. 2004
    ..To describe the impact on delegates of attending the Canadian Pain Society's annual meeting in Toronto during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) crisis in May 2003...
  72. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavior therapy tailored to psychological adaptation to an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Jane Irvine
    Department of Psychology, York University, Behavioural Sciences Building, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3
    Psychosom Med 73:226-33. 2011
    ..To evaluate a eight-session cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) intervention tailored to adaptation in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) patients; and to test for treatment group by gender interaction effects...
  73. ncbi request reprint Impact of preoperative education on pain outcomes after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Judy Watt-Watson
    Faculty of Nursing and Centre for the Study of Pain, University of Toronto, 50 St George Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 3H4
    Pain 109:73-85. 2004
    ..In future, an intervention that considers sex-specific needs and also involves educating the health professionals caring for these patients may influence these results...
  74. ncbi request reprint PTSD and the experience of pain: research and clinical implications of shared vulnerability and mutual maintenance models
    Gordon J G Asmundson
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina, Regina, SK S4S 0A2
    Can J Psychiatry 47:930-7. 2002
    ..The paper concludes with an overview of future research directions, as well as practical recommendations for assessing and treating patients who present with co-occurring PTSD or chronic pain symptoms...
  75. ncbi request reprint Preoperative coping strategies and distress predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption in women undergoing abdominal gynecologic surgery
    Lorenzo Cohen
    Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Box 243, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Psychosom Res 58:201-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption based on preoperative psychosocial factors...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prospective diary study of nonpainful and painful phantom sensations in a preselected sample of child and adolescent amputees reporting phantom limbs
    Krista L Wilkins
    Department of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Clin J Pain 20:293-301. 2004
    ..To prospectively study factors associated with the occurrence of phantom sensations and pains in a pre-selected sample of child and adolescent amputees reporting phantom limbs...
  77. ncbi request reprint Beta-endorphin concentration after administration of sucrose in preterm infants
    Anna Taddio
    Department of Pharmacy and Population Health Sciences, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Graduate Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:1071-4. 2003
    ..Sucrose is an effective analgesic for procedural pain in preterm infants. It has been hypothesized that its analgesic effects are mediated by the release of endogenous opioid neurotransmitters such as beta-endorphin...
  78. ncbi request reprint Methadone for phantom limb pain
    Lonneke Bergmans
    Pain Center, Department of Anesthesiology, University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 18:203-5. 2002
    ..The objective of this case series was to determine if severe phantom limb pain could be reduced with oral methadone...