Z N Kain

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative anxiety and postoperative nausea and vomiting in children: is there an association?
    S M Wang
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, and Child Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06521, USA
    Anesth Analg 90:571-5. 2000
  2. doi request reprint The impact of asynchronous electroacupuncture stimulation duration on cold thermal pain threshold
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:932-5. 2009
  3. pmc Auricular acupuncture as a treatment for pregnant women who have low back and posterior pelvic pain: a pilot study
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8051, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:271.e1-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of significant sleep disturbances in children undergoing ambulatory tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    Jill E MacLaren
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:248-57. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture as an adjunct for sedation during lithotripsy
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8041, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:241-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale: how does it compare with a "gold standard"?
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510 8051, USA
    Anesth Analg 85:783-8. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensory stimuli and anxiety in children undergoing surgery: a randomized, controlled trial
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale New Haven Children s Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 92:897-903. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Interactive music therapy as a treatment for preoperative anxiety in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:1260-6, table of contents. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of age and emotionality on the effectiveness of midazolam administered preoperatively to children
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 107:545-52. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleeping characteristics of children undergoing outpatient elective surgery
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Children s Clinical Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:1093-101. 2002

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Publications85

  1. ncbi request reprint Preoperative anxiety and postoperative nausea and vomiting in children: is there an association?
    S M Wang
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, and Child Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06521, USA
    Anesth Analg 90:571-5. 2000
    ..We conclude that children's anxiety in the preoperative holding area has no predictive value for the occurrence of PONV in the PACU or POD#1...
  2. doi request reprint The impact of asynchronous electroacupuncture stimulation duration on cold thermal pain threshold
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:932-5. 2009
    ..05). We conclude that the most optimal duration for asynchronous electroacupuncture stimulation is 30 min...
  3. pmc Auricular acupuncture as a treatment for pregnant women who have low back and posterior pelvic pain: a pilot study
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8051, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:271.e1-9. 2009
    ..The primary aim of this study was to examine whether 1 week of continuous auricular acupuncture could reduce low back and posterior pelvic pain associated with pregnancy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of significant sleep disturbances in children undergoing ambulatory tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
    Jill E MacLaren
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 33:248-57. 2008
    ..To evaluate children's sleep patterns before and after ambulatory surgery and to identify predictors of sleep decrements following surgery...
  5. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture as an adjunct for sedation during lithotripsy
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8041, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 13:241-6. 2007
    ..To determine whether a combination of auricular and body acupuncture is effective as an adjunct for the preprocedural anxiety and pain management in patients undergoing lithotripsy procedures...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale: how does it compare with a "gold standard"?
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510 8051, USA
    Anesth Analg 85:783-8. 1997
    ..The authors describe the development of such a tool, the modified Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensory stimuli and anxiety in children undergoing surgery: a randomized, controlled trial
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale New Haven Children s Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 92:897-903. 2001
    ..We conclude that children who are exposed to low-level sensory stimuli during the induction of anesthesia and who are exposed to background music exhibit lower levels of anxiety and increased compliance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interactive music therapy as a treatment for preoperative anxiety in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:1260-6, table of contents. 2004
    ..IMPLICATIONS: Depending on the music therapist, interactive music therapy may relieve anxiety on separation and entrance to the operating room but appears less effective during the induction of anesthesia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of age and emotionality on the effectiveness of midazolam administered preoperatively to children
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 107:545-52. 2007
    ..Multiple studies document the beneficial effect of midazolam on preoperative anxiety in children. Many clinicians report, however, that some children may in fact not benefit from the administration of this drug...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sleeping characteristics of children undergoing outpatient elective surgery
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, The Children s Clinical Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:1093-101. 2002
    ..The aim of this longitudinal cohort study was to expand previous research in this area by using a new objective technology...
  11. ncbi request reprint The National Practitioner Data Bank and anesthesia malpractice payments
    Zeev N Kain
    Center of the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:646-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that over the past 14 yr, whereas the number of anesthesia malpractice payments has decreased, the median payment of cases has increased...
  12. ncbi request reprint What pediatricians should know about child-related malpractice payments in the United States
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health and Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Pediatrics 118:464-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine child-related National Practitioner Data Bank data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Parental intervention choices for children undergoing repeated surgeries
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:970-5, table of contents. 2003
    ..Also, parents' intervention preferences at the subsequent surgery were influenced by children's anxiety at the initial surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sleeping characteristics of adults undergoing outpatient elective surgery: a cohort study
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:505-9. 2003
    ..To describe sleeping patterns of adults before and after outpatient surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trends in the practice of parental presence during induction of anesthesia and the use of preoperative sedative premedication in the United States, 1995-2002: results of a follow-up national survey
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:1252-9, table of contents. 2004
    ..IMPLICATIONS: Over the past 7 yr there have been significant increases in the number of anesthesiologists who use preoperative sedative premedication and parental presence for children undergoing surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social adaptability, cognitive abilities, and other predictors for children's reactions to surgery
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Clin Anesth 12:549-54. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between social adaptability, cognitive abilities, and other personality characteristics to perioperative anxiety...
  17. ncbi request reprint Anesthesiologists and acute perioperative stress: a cohort study
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:177-83, table of contents. 2002
    ..We conclude that the practice of anesthesiology is associated with minor manifestations of acute physiologic stress during the perioperative process...
  18. ncbi request reprint Distress during the induction of anesthesia and postoperative behavioral outcomes
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Anesth Analg 88:1042-7. 1999
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  19. ncbi request reprint Postoperative behavioral outcomes in children: effects of sedative premedication
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Children s Clinical Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:758-65. 1999
    ..Although multiple studies document the effect of sedative premedication on preoperative anxiety in children, there is a paucity of data regarding its effect on postoperative behavioral outcomes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Establishment of a pediatric surgery center: increasing anesthetic efficiency
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8051, USA
    J Clin Anesth 11:540-4. 1999
    ..To examine whether the establishment of dedicated pediatric operating rooms (ORs) staffed exclusively by pediatric anesthesiologists has had a significant impact on anesthetic efficiency during surgery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Preoperative preparation programs in children: a comparative examination
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 87:1249-55. 1998
    ..We conclude that children and parents who received the extensive preoperative preparation program exhibited lower levels of anxiety during the preoperative period, but not during the intraoperative or postoperative periods...
  22. ncbi request reprint Parental presence during induction of anesthesia versus sedative premedication: which intervention is more effective?
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, and Child Study Center and the Children s Clinical Research Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 89:1147-56; discussion 9A-10A. 1998
    ..Both midazolam and parental presence during induction of anesthesia are routinely used to treat preoperative anxiety in children. The purpose of this investigation was to determine which of these two interventions is more effective...
  23. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of the preoperative stress response with midazolam: effects on postoperative outcomes
    Z N Kain
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 93:141-7. 2000
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effects of preoperative sedatives on postoperative psychological and clinical recovery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Parental presence and a sedative premedicant for children undergoing surgery: a hierarchical study
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 92:939-46. 2000
    ..g., sedatives and PPIA). The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether this approach has advantages over treating children with sedatives alone...
  25. ncbi request reprint Preoperative anxiety and postoperative pain in women undergoing hysterectomy. A repeated-measures design
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Psychosom Res 49:417-22. 2000
    ..To determine whether psychological variables such as preoperative anxiety can serve as predictors for the postoperative pain response...
  26. ncbi request reprint Midazolam: effects on amnesia and anxiety in children
    Z N Kain
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Child Psychiatry, Psychology, and the Children s Clinical Research Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Anesthesiology 93:676-84. 2000
    ..This is of particular importance in a busy operating room setting where schedule delays secondary to midazolam administration may not be tolerated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Music and preoperative anxiety: a randomized, controlled study
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1489-94, table of contents. 2002
    ..In conclusion, under the conditions of this study, patients who listened to music before surgery reported lower levels of state anxiety. Physiological outcomes did not differ, however, between the two study groups...
  28. ncbi request reprint Exploring sociodemographic and personality characteristic predictors of parental pain perceptions
    Rachel Yaffa Zisk
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:790-8. 2007
    ..We studied the relationship between children's and parents' sociodemographic and personality characteristics and parents' perceptions of their children's pain...
  29. doi request reprint A comparison of preoperative anxiety in female patients with mothers of children undergoing surgery
    Jill MacLaren
    Center of the Advancement of Perioperative Health and the Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:810-3, table of contents. 2008
    ..We found that mothers were as anxious as patients undergoing major abdominal surgery and more anxious than patients undergoing minor surgery. Predictors of maternal anxiety were child age and maternal monitoring coping...
  30. pmc Prediction of preoperative anxiety in children: who is most accurate?
    Jill E MacLaren
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1777-82. 2009
    ..In this investigation, we sought to assess the ability of pediatric attending anesthesiologists, resident anesthesiologists, and mothers to predict anxiety during induction of anesthesia in 2 to 16-yr-old children (n = 125)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Preoperative anxiolysis and postoperative recovery in women undergoing abdominal hysterectomy
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesthesiology 94:415-22. 2001
    ..To address this issue, the effects of benzodiazepine administration were evaluated in women undergoing abdominal surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Hemispheric synchronized sounds and perioperative analgesic requirements
    Susan Dabu-Bondoc
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:208-10. 2010
    ..Data on the effect of Hemisync sounds on perioperative analgesic requirements are scant...
  33. ncbi request reprint Leptin and the perioperative neuroendocrinological stress response
    Z N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 84:2438-42. 1999
    ..This suggests a possible relationship between the neurobiology of these two systems, which could have important implications for regulation of the neuroendocrine response to surgical stress...
  34. ncbi request reprint Acupressure and preoperative parental anxiety: a pilot study
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208051, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06521, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:666-9, table of contents. 2005
    ..We conclude that acupressure at the Yintang point may be used as a treatment for parental preoperative anxiety. Future studies are needed to quantify the magnitude and duration of the anxiolytic effect...
  35. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of parental-global-impression of children's acute pain
    Rachel Yaffa Zisk
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 8:72-6. 2007
    ..We do not suggest, however, that parental-global-impression can or should replace child report, but rather suggest that it can be used as an adjunct assessment measure as needed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Behavioral interactions in the perioperative environment: a new conceptual framework and the development of the perioperative child-adult medical procedure interaction scale
    Alison A Caldwell-Andrews
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:1130-5. 2005
    ..As a first step, the authors aimed to develop a behavioral coding system that would measure child and adult interactions in the perioperative environment...
  37. doi request reprint Preoperative melatonin and its effects on induction and emergence in children undergoing anesthesia and surgery
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Anesthesiology 111:44-9. 2009
    ..Studies conducted in adults undergoing surgery reported a beneficial effect of oral melatonin administered before surgery. There is a paucity of such data in children undergoing anesthesia and surgery...
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychological preparation of the parent and pediatric surgical patient
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin North America 20:29-44. 2002
    ..More research is needed in this area...
  39. pmc Healthcare provider and parent behavior and children's coping and distress at anesthesia induction
    Jill MacLaren Chorney
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    Anesthesiology 111:1290-6. 2009
    ..To date, no study has evaluated the impact of specific healthcare provider and parent behaviors on children's distress and coping during anesthesia induction...
  40. ncbi request reprint Task analysis of the preincision period in a pediatric operating suite: an independent observer-based study of 656 cases
    Haleh Saadat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:928-31. 2006
    ..These factors should be considered when scheduling a surgical case...
  41. ncbi request reprint Family-centered preparation for surgery improves perioperative outcomes in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health and the Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 106:65-74. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint P less than .05: what does it really mean?
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health and Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Pediatrics 119:608-10. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Pediatric palliative care: a novel approach to children with sickle cell disease
    Brenda C McClain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Children s Hospital, 333 Cedar St, TMP 3, New Haven, CT 06520 8051, USA
    Pediatrics 119:612-4. 2007
  44. ncbi request reprint Attitudes of patients undergoing surgery toward alternative medical treatment
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:351-6. 2002
    ..We undertook a survey study to assess the prevalence of CAM therapies in a surgical patient population as well as their interests toward CAM therapies during the preoperative period...
  45. ncbi request reprint P6 acupoint injections are as effective as droperidol in controlling early postoperative nausea and vomiting in children
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:359-66. 2002
    ..P6 acupuncture in adults is reported to be an effective preventive treatment for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). It is not clear, however, whether this technique is effective as a preventive treatment for PONV in children...
  46. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture-induced blood oxygenation level-dependent signals in awake and anesthetized volunteers: a pilot study
    Shu Ming Wang
    Center for Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:499-506. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that these conflicting data are a result of the inhibitory effect of anesthesia on acupuncture-induced central nervous system activity that can be demonstrated using magnetic resonance imaging...
  47. doi request reprint Acupuncture analgesia: I. The scientific basis
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:602-10. 2008
    ..In this review article we examine current biophysiological and imaging studies that explore the mechanisms of acupuncture analgesia...
  48. doi request reprint Acupuncture analgesia: II. Clinical considerations
    Shu Ming Wang
    Center for Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:611-21, table of contents. 2008
    ..In this review, we critically examined peer-reviewed clinical studies evaluating the analgesic properties of acupuncture modalities...
  49. ncbi request reprint Preoperative anxiety, postoperative pain, and behavioral recovery in young children undergoing surgery
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208051, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, Connecticut 06521, USA
    Pediatrics 118:651-8. 2006
    ..To date, no similar investigation has ever been conducted in young children...
  50. doi request reprint Extra-1 acupressure for children undergoing anesthesia
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:811-6. 2008
    ..We examined whether acupressure in the Extra-1 (Yin-Tang) point would result in decreased preprocedural anxiety and reduced intraprocedural propofol requirements in a group of children undergoing endoscopic procedures...
  51. ncbi request reprint Parental presence during induction of anesthesia: physiological effects on parents
    Zeev N Kain
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:58-64. 2003
    ..The authors conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine whether parental presence during induction of anesthesia (PPIA) is associated with parental physiologic and behavioral manifestations of stress...
  52. ncbi request reprint The use of complementary and alternative medicines by surgical patients: a follow-up survey study
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:1010-5, table of contents. 2003
    ..The leading CAM therapies that fewer of the respondents were willing to pay for out-of-pocket included relaxation, massage, chiropractic medicine, herbs, and acupuncture...
  53. ncbi request reprint Preoperative psychological preparation of the child for surgery: an update
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin North America 23:597-614, vii. 2005
    ..Psychologic and behavioral interventions and pharmacologic interventions are available to treat preoperative anxiety in children. This article discusses the psychologic preparation of children for surgery...
  54. ncbi request reprint Low back pain during pregnancy: prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:65-70. 2004
    ..To estimate the severity of the low back pain (LBP) during pregnancy, including prevalence, risk factors, impact on daily living, and health provider management...
  55. ncbi request reprint Predicting which child-parent pair will benefit from parental presence during induction of anesthesia: a decision-making approach
    Zeev N Kain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:81-4. 2006
    ..49). We conclude that the presence of a calm parent does benefit an anxious child during induction of anesthesia and the presence of an overly anxious parent has no benefit...
  56. ncbi request reprint Residual gastric fluid volume and chewing gum before surgery
    Renate C Schoenfelder
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:415-7. 2006
    ..91 versus 2.25 versus 2.19; P = 0.007). We conclude that children who present for surgery while chewing gum have significantly larger GFV and higher pH...
  57. ncbi request reprint Psychological predictors of postoperative sleep in children undergoing outpatient surgery
    Alison A Caldwell-Andrews
    The Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:144-51. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine psychological predictors of postoperative sleep in children undergoing outpatient surgery...
  58. ncbi request reprint Preoperative anxiety and emergence delirium and postoperative maladaptive behaviors
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:1648-54, table of contents. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine for low-back pain in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06518, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:459-64. 2005
    ..To identify common treatments used for low-back pain (LBP) during pregnancy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane versus halothane: postoperative maladaptive behavioral changes: a randomized, controlled trial
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 102:720-6. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis reduces preoperative anxiety in adult patients
    Haleh Saadat
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:1394-6. 2006
    ..001). In conclusion, we found that hypnosis significantly alleviates preoperative anxiety. Future studies are indicated to examine the effects of preoperative hypnosis on postoperative outcomes...
  62. ncbi request reprint Predicting which children benefit most from parental presence during induction of anesthesia
    Zeev N Kain
    Department of Anesthesiology, Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:627-34. 2006
    ..The purpose of this large-scale prospective cohort study (n = 426) was to identify child and parent characteristics that are associated with low anxiety and good compliance during induction of anesthesia when parents are present...
  63. ncbi request reprint Parental auricular acupuncture as an adjunct for parental presence during induction of anesthesia
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:1399-404. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether parental auricular acupuncture reduces parental preoperative anxiety and thus allows children to benefit from parental presence during induction of anesthesia...
  64. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric synchronized sounds and intraoperative anesthetic requirements
    Susan Dabu-Bondoc
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:772-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that Hemisync sounds do not reduce the hypnotic component of the anesthetic state of patients undergoing general anesthesia and surgery...
  65. doi request reprint Wellness program for anesthesiology residents: a randomized, controlled trial
    H Saadat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8051, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 56:1130-8. 2012
    ..Multiple reports illustrate the deleterious effects of stress on physicians' mental and physical health, as well as on patient care. This study evaluates the effects of a wellness program on anesthesiology residents' well-being...
  66. ncbi request reprint The use of auricular acupuncture to reduce preoperative anxiety
    S M Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06521, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:1178-80, table of contents. 2001
    ..Ear acupuncture can decrease preoperative anxiety in adults undergoing outpatient surgery...
  67. ncbi request reprint Auricular acupuncture: a potential treatment for anxiety
    S M Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06521, USA
    Anesth Analg 92:548-53. 2001
    ..We conclude that auricular acupuncture at the "relaxation" point can decrease the anxiety level in a population of healthy volunteers...
  68. ncbi request reprint Hypnosis as a therapeutic tool in pediatrics
    Haleh Saadat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Pediatrics 120:179-81. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Research to practice in pediatric pain: what are we missing?
    Jill MacLaren
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Pediatrics 122:443-4. 2008
  70. doi request reprint The squeaky wheel gets the grease: parental pain management of children treated for bone fractures
    Rachel Yaffa Zisk
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:89-96. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine parental pharmacological and nonpharmacological pain management practices after extremity fractures...
  71. ncbi request reprint Can the attending anesthesiologist accurately predict the duration of anesthesia induction?
    Jan Ehrenwerth
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:938-40. 2006
    ..82 to r = 0.44; P < or = 0.004). We conclude that knowledge of the presence of specific factors that lead to inaccurate predictions of time required for induction of anesthesia may enhance the accuracy of the operating room schedule...
  72. ncbi request reprint Music and ambient operating room noise in patients undergoing spinal anesthesia
    Chakib M Ayoub
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 100:1316-9, table of contents. 2005
    ..05). We conclude that when controlling for ambient OR noise, intraoperative music decreases propofol requirements of both Lebanese and American patients who undergo urological surgery under spinal anesthesia...
  73. ncbi request reprint Task analysis of the preincision surgical period: an independent observer-based study of 1558 cases
    Alejandro Escobar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:922-7. 2006
    ..7%, and logistical 11.5%). For operating room scheduling purposes, we conclude that assigning a constant fixed duration for anesthetic induction is inappropriate and will result in creating erroneous administrative expectations...
  74. ncbi request reprint Procedural pain in neonates: the new millennium
    Brenda C McClain
    Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health and the Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1073-5. 2005
  75. ncbi request reprint Resident teaching versus the operating room schedule: an independent observer-based study of 1558 cases
    Elizabeth A Davis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:932-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that teaching occurs in the majority of cases in the operating room and although it contributes to increased time to incision, this increase is insignificant compared with the time required to complete the surgical procedure...
  76. ncbi request reprint Motivation and maternal presence during induction of anesthesia
    Alison A Caldwell-Andrews
    Department of Anesthesiology, Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:478-83. 2005
    ..The authors developed a measure to determine whether maternal motivation to be present during induction (Motivation for Parental Presence during Induction of Anesthesia [MPPIA]) is related to children's anxiety during the induction process...
  77. ncbi request reprint What every physician should know about the National Practitioner Data Bank
    Natalie F Holt
    Anesth Analg 103:1333. 2006
  78. doi request reprint Retrospective evaluation of pain assessment and treatment for acute vasoocclusive episodes in children with sickle cell disease
    William T Zempsky
    Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut 06106, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:265-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this research was to illustrate the course of pain scores and methods of therapeutic intervention during hospitalization...
  79. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital auricular acupressure in elder patients with hip fracture: a randomized double-blinded trial
    Renate Barker
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acad Emerg Med 13:19-23. 2006
    ..The purpose of this randomized, double-blind, sham control study was to determine whether auricular acupressure can decrease not only the level of anxiety but also the level of pain in a group of elder patients with acute hip fracture...
  80. ncbi request reprint Auricular acupressure as a treatment for anxiety in prehospital transport settings
    Alexander Kober
    Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care, University Hospital of Vienna, Austria
    Anesthesiology 98:1328-32. 2003
    ..The purpose of this prospective, randomized, blinded study was to determine whether auricular acupressure can reduce stress and anxiety during ambulance transport...
  81. ncbi request reprint Perioperative biopsychosocial research: the future is here
    Jill E MacLaren
    J Clin Anesth 19:410-2. 2007
  82. ncbi request reprint Pediatric preoperative preparation: a call for evidence-based practice
    Jill MacLaren
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:1019-20. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Intradermal sufentanil does not improve lidocaine-induced local anesthesia
    Maximilian W B Hartmannsgruber
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8051, USA
    Can J Anaesth 50:153-8. 2003
    ..This study examined intradermally injected sufentanil (S), a highly lipid soluble opioid, administered with and without lidocaine (L), in a thermal pain model...
  84. ncbi request reprint The legend of the P value
    Zeev N Kain
    Anesth Analg 101:1454-6. 2005
  85. ncbi request reprint Measurement of pain in children: state-of-the-art considerations
    Zeev N Kain
    Anesthesiology 96:523-6. 2002