Shu Ming Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi 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
  3. doi 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi An integrative approach for treating postherpetic neuralgia--a case report
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pain Pract 7:274-8. 2007
  9. ncbi 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Acupuncture and Low Back Pain during Pregnancy
    Shu Ming Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Publications41

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. doi 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...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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 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...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi An integrative approach for treating postherpetic neuralgia--a case report
    Shu Ming Wang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Pain Pract 7:274-8. 2007
    ..This report describes the successful treatment of a patient with postherpetic neuralgia using traditional pharmacology in combination with acupuncture...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. doi 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...
  15. doi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. ncbi 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
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  18. ncbi 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
    ..05). We conclude that music therapy may be helpful on separation and entrance to the OR, depending on the therapist. However, music therapy does not appear to relieve anxiety during the induction of anesthesia...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi 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
    ..3, P = 0.0001). Finally, similar to our findings in the 1995 survey, midazolam was uniformly selected most often to premedicate patients before surgery...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi 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
    ....
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. ncbi 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...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. ncbi 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
    ....
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. ncbi 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...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. ncbi 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...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi 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...
  40. ncbi 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...
  41. ncbi A novel transdermal patch incorporating isosorbide dinitrate with bisoprolol: in vitro and in vivo characterization
    Ji Hui Zhao
    State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs and School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100083, China
    Int J Pharm 337:88-101. 2007
    ..As a patient-friendly, convenient, and multi-day dosing therapeutic system, the transdermal patches incorporating ISDN and BP could be promising for prevention and treatment of hypertension...

Research Grants1

  1. Acupuncture and Low Back Pain during Pregnancy
    Shu Ming Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
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