Affiliation: University of Iowa
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the control of pain during rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty: A randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled trialBarbara 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...
- Predictors of postoperative movement and resting pain following total knee replacementBarbara 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...
- Physical modalities in chronic pain managementBarbara 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...
- Effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation on postoperative pain with movementBarbara 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...
- Assessment and treatment of postoperative pain in older adultsBarbara 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...
- A new transient sham TENS device allows for investigator blinding while delivering a true placebo treatmentBarbara 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...
- Women with knee osteoarthritis have more pain and poorer function than men, but similar physical activity prior to total knee replacementShalome M Tonelli
College of Nursing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
Biol Sex Differ 2:12. 2011..abstract:..
- Effect of TENS on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain, Hyperalgesia, and FunctionBarbara 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]..
- Effectiveness of TENS on Hyperalgesia, Pain with Movement, and Function After TKRBarbara Rakel; Fiscal Year: 2010..By improving functional status, older adults can retain independence and possibly reduce their health care utilization and costs. ..