Katri Hamunen

Summary

Affiliation: Helsinki University Central Hospital
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi Effect of pain on autonomic nervous system indices derived from photoplethysmography in healthy volunteers
    K Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 140, Helsinki FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Br J Anaesth 108:838-44. 2012
  2. ncbi A systematic review of trial methodology, using the placebo groups of randomized controlled trials in paediatric postoperative pain
    Katri Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 140, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Pain 116:146-58. 2005
  3. ncbi Systematic review on analgesics given for pain following tonsillectomy in children
    Katri Hamunen
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pain 117:40-50. 2005
  4. doi Interpretation of the large red-and-white visual analog scale by children compared with adults
    Katri Hamunen
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Nurs 23:142-4. 2008
  5. doi Trends in opioid consumption in the Nordic countries 2002-2006
    Katri Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Meilahti Hospital, Helsinki, HUS, Finland
    Eur J Pain 13:954-62. 2009
  6. doi The effect of paracetamol and tropisetron on pain: experimental studies and a review of published data
    Elina Tiippana
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Pain Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 112:124-31. 2013
  7. ncbi Do surgical patients benefit from perioperative gabapentin/pregabalin? A systematic review of efficacy and safety
    Elina M Tiippana
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Anesth Analg 104:1545-56, table of contents. 2007
  8. ncbi What do different databases tell about the use of opioids in seven European countries in 2002?
    Katri Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 140, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Eur J Pain 12:705-15. 2008
  9. ncbi The effect of erythromycin and fluvoxamine on the pharmacokinetics of intravenous lidocaine
    Klaus T Olkkola
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 100:1352-6, table of contents. 2005

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi Effect of pain on autonomic nervous system indices derived from photoplethysmography in healthy volunteers
    K Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 140, Helsinki FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Br J Anaesth 108:838-44. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to correlate the intensity of experimental pain to changes in physiological variables reflecting the autonomic nervous system response to pain...
  2. ncbi A systematic review of trial methodology, using the placebo groups of randomized controlled trials in paediatric postoperative pain
    Katri Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 140, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Pain 116:146-58. 2005
    ..In conclusion, analysis of the methodology showed several aspects of trial design that can be improved in future studies. Placebo control groups can be used in paediatric analgesic studies to demonstrate internal sensitivity...
  3. ncbi Systematic review on analgesics given for pain following tonsillectomy in children
    Katri Hamunen
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Pain 117:40-50. 2005
    ..No analgesic in single prophylactic dose provided analgesia for day of operation. Further studies are needed to find the optimal analgesic(s) for pain after tonsillectomy in children...
  4. doi Interpretation of the large red-and-white visual analog scale by children compared with adults
    Katri Hamunen
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Pediatr Nurs 23:142-4. 2008
    ..The median score of anticipated need for pain medication was 50% of the maximum for children...
  5. doi Trends in opioid consumption in the Nordic countries 2002-2006
    Katri Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Meilahti Hospital, Helsinki, HUS, Finland
    Eur J Pain 13:954-62. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to examine the trends in opioid consumption in the five Nordic countries between 2002 and 2006 and to explore possible explanations for changes in the quality and quantity of opioids consumed...
  6. doi The effect of paracetamol and tropisetron on pain: experimental studies and a review of published data
    Elina Tiippana
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Pain Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 112:124-31. 2013
    ..However, tropisetron may have an analgesic effect of its own. Clinicians should not avoid using these drugs together, unless larger clinical studies indicate otherwise...
  7. ncbi Do surgical patients benefit from perioperative gabapentin/pregabalin? A systematic review of efficacy and safety
    Elina M Tiippana
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Anesth Analg 104:1545-56, table of contents. 2007
    ..These properties may also be beneficial in acute postoperative pain. In this study we evaluated randomized, controlled trials examining the analgesic efficacy, adverse effects, and clinical value of gabapentinoids in postoperative pain...
  8. ncbi What do different databases tell about the use of opioids in seven European countries in 2002?
    Katri Hamunen
    Pain Clinic, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 140, FIN 00029 HUS, Finland
    Eur J Pain 12:705-15. 2008
    ..The objective of this paper was to analyse opioid consumption in a number European countries using different sources of data...
  9. ncbi The effect of erythromycin and fluvoxamine on the pharmacokinetics of intravenous lidocaine
    Klaus T Olkkola
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Turku University Hospital, PO Box 52, Kiinamyllynkatu 4 8, FIN 20521 Turku, Finland
    Anesth Analg 100:1352-6, table of contents. 2005
    ..Concomitant use of both fluvoxamine and a CYP3A4 inhibitor such as erythromycin can further increase plasma lidocaine concentrations by decreasing its clearance...