Barbara Rakel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the control of pain during rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: A randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled trial
    Barbara A Rakel
    The University of Iowa College of Nursing, Iowa City, IA, USA Electronic address
    Pain 155:2599-611. 2014
  2. pmc Predictors of postoperative movement and resting pain following total knee replacement
    Barbara A Rakel
    The University of Iowa College of Nursing, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pain 153:2192-203. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical modalities in chronic pain management
    Barbara Rakel
    Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, T 150 GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 38:477-94. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on postoperative pain with movement
    Barbara Rakel
    Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Pain 4:455-64. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of postoperative pain in older adults
    Barbara Rakel
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 19:194-208. 2004
  6. pmc A new transient sham TENS device allows for investigator blinding while delivering a true placebo treatment
    Barbara Rakel
    University of Iowa, College of Nursing, Iowa City, Iowa
    J Pain 11:230-8. 2010
  7. pmc Women with knee osteoarthritis have more pain and poorer function than men, but similar physical activity prior to total knee replacement
    Shalome M Tonelli
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Biol Sex Differ 2:12. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the control of pain during rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: A randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled trial
    Barbara A Rakel
    The University of Iowa College of Nursing, Iowa City, IA, USA Electronic address
    Pain 155:2599-611. 2014
    ..Patients with low anxiety and pain catastrophizing may benefit most from TENS...
  2. pmc Predictors of postoperative movement and resting pain following total knee replacement
    Barbara A Rakel
    The University of Iowa College of Nursing, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pain 153:2192-203. 2012
    ..Aggressive management of preoperative pain, pain sensitivity, and depression prior to surgery may facilitate postoperative recovery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical modalities in chronic pain management
    Barbara Rakel
    Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, T 150 GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 38:477-94. 2003
    ..Improved research methodologies are needed to address physical modality effectiveness better...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on postoperative pain with movement
    Barbara Rakel
    Department of Nursing Services and Patient Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Pain 4:455-64. 2003
    ..The lack of effect on pain at rest supports the hypothesis that TENS works through reducing hyperalgesia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment and treatment of postoperative pain in older adults
    Barbara Rakel
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 19:194-208. 2004
    ..Attention is given to the challenges associated with mental and physical impairments experienced by elders and a review of assessment and pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies are included...
  6. pmc A new transient sham TENS device allows for investigator blinding while delivering a true placebo treatment
    Barbara Rakel
    University of Iowa, College of Nursing, Iowa City, Iowa
    J Pain 11:230-8. 2010
    ..HPTs and pain intensities to tonic heat were not significantly changed. The transient TENS completely blinds investigators to treatment and does not reduce pain, thereby providing a true placebo treatment...
  7. pmc Women with knee osteoarthritis have more pain and poorer function than men, but similar physical activity prior to total knee replacement
    Shalome M Tonelli
    College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Biol Sex Differ 2:12. 2011
    ..abstract:..

Research Grants2

  1. Effect of TENS on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Hyperalgesia, and Function
    Barbara Rakel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This will improve the functional status and independence of older adults suffering from this chronic, painful, limiting condition. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Effectiveness of TENS on Hyperalgesia, Pain with Movement, and Function After TKR
    Barbara Rakel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..By improving functional status, older adults can retain independence and possibly reduce their health care utilization and costs. ..