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:..
- Mechanical hyperalgesia and reduced quality of life occur in people with mild knee osteoarthritis painBarbara Rakel
College of Nursing Departments of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Biostatistics Orthopedic Surgery, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Clin J Pain 31:315-22. 2015..This study also determined whether these individuals experience significantly poorer quality of life than age-matched and sex-matched controls and whether pain and function predict quality of life...
- 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. ..