pain management


Summary: A form of therapy that employs a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those experiencing pain.

Top Publications

  1. . Practice guidelines for chronic pain management: an updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Chronic Pain Management and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Anesthesiology. 2010;112:810-33 pubmed publisher
  2. Porta Sales J, Garzón Rodríguez C, Julià Torras J, Casals Merchan M. [Cancer-related breakthrough pain]. Med Clin (Barc). 2010;135:280-5 pubmed publisher
  3. Chuang K, Ho Y. A bibliometric analysis on top-cited articles in pain research. Pain Med. 2014;15:732-44 pubmed
    ..In future evaluations of institution or individual performances, the MCI should be included, together with the number of total papers, to provide a better profile of research performance. ..
  4. Benov A, Salas M, Nakar H, Antebi B, Tarif B, Yitzhak A, et al. Battlefield pain management: A view of 17 years in Israel Defense Forces. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;83:S150-S155 pubmed publisher
    ..Of 8,576 patients, 1,056 (12.3%) patients who had at least one documented pain management treatment were included in this study. Demographics of the study population included 94.2% men and 5...
  5. Yang W, Han Y, Cao X, Pan J, Zeng L, Lin J, et al. Platelet-rich plasma as a treatment for plantar fasciitis: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e8475 pubmed publisher
    ..We evaluated the current evidence concerning the efficacy and safety of PRP as a treatment for PF compared with the efficacy and safety of steroid treatments...
  6. Heapy A, Higgins D, Goulet J, LaChappelle K, Driscoll M, Czlapinski R, et al. Interactive Voice Response-Based Self-management for Chronic Back Pain: The COPES Noninferiority Randomized Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:765-773 pubmed publisher Identifier: NCT01025752. ..
  7. Jibb L, Stevens B, Nathan P, Seto E, Cafazzo J, Johnston D, et al. Implementation and preliminary effectiveness of a real-time pain management smartphone app for adolescents with cancer: A multicenter pilot clinical study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017;64: pubmed publisher
    ..23-0.67. Implementation of Pain Squad+ is feasible and the app appears to improve pain-related outcomes for adolescents with cancer. A multicenter RCT will be undertaken to examine app effectiveness. ..
  8. Colwell A, Christensen J. Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Direct-to-Implant Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140:44S-50S pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, nipple-sparing mastectomy and direct-to-implant breast reconstruction is emerging as a preferred method of breast reconstruction when the breast skin envelope is sufficiently perfused...
  9. Slover R, Neuenkirchen G, Olamikan S, Kent S. Chronic pediatric pain. Adv Pediatr. 2010;57:141-62 pubmed publisher

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  1. AʼCourt J, Lees D, Harrison W, Ankers T, Reed M. Pain and Analgesia Requirements With Hip Fracture Surgery. Orthop Nurs. 2017;36:224-228 pubmed publisher
    ..A comprehensive understanding of this principle will allow for improved perioperative surgical care and patient experience. ..
  2. Prabhu M, Bortoletto P, Bateman B. Perioperative pain management strategies among women having reproductive surgeries. Fertil Steril. 2017;108:200-206 pubmed publisher
    This review presents opioid-sparing strategies for perioperative pain management among women undergoing reproductive surgeries and procedures...
  3. Mufson M. What is the role of psychiatry in the management of chronic pain?. Harv Ment Health Lett. 1999;16:8 pubmed
  4. Toscani F, Di Giulio P, Villani D, Giunco F, Brunelli C, Gentile S, et al. Treatments and prescriptions in advanced dementia patients residing in long-term care institutions and at home. J Palliat Med. 2013;16:31-7 pubmed publisher
  5. Raju G, Moghal M, Hossain M, Hassan M, Billah M, Ahamed S, et al. Assessment of pharmacological activities of two medicinal plant of Bangladesh: Launaea sarmentosa and Aegialitis rotundifolia roxb in the management of pain, pyrexia and inflammation. Biol Res. 2014;47:55 pubmed publisher
  6. Camann W. Pain, Pain Relief, Satisfaction and Excellence in Obstetric Anesthesia: A Surprisingly Complex Relationship. Anesth Analg. 2017;124:383-385 pubmed publisher
  7. Piano V. [Pain, from symptom to syndrome]. Soins. 2017;62:30-33 pubmed publisher
    ..This includes physical reconditioning, adaptation strategies and work on the psychological elements relating to the representation of the pain. ..
  8. Liu V, Rosas E, Hwang J, Cain E, Foss Durant A, Clopp M, et al. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program Implementation in 2 Surgical Populations in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System. JAMA Surg. 2017;152:e171032 pubmed publisher
    Novel approaches to perioperative surgical care focus on optimizing nutrition, mobility, and pain management to minimize adverse events after surgical procedures...
  9. Jones J, Southerland W, Catalani B. The Importance of Optimizing Acute Pain in the Orthopedic Trauma Patient. Orthop Clin North Am. 2017;48:445-465 pubmed publisher
    ..Opioid use has been the "status quo" of postoperative pain management but prolongs hospital stays and increases complications...
  10. Spencer K, Parrish R, Barton R, Henry A. Palliative radiotherapy. BMJ. 2018;360:k821 pubmed publisher
  11. Messier S, Callahan L, Beavers D, Queen K, Mihalko S, Miller G, et al. Weight-loss and exercise for communities with arthritis in North Carolina (we-can): design and rationale of a pragmatic, assessor-blinded, randomized controlled trial. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017;18:91 pubmed publisher Identifier: NCT02577549 October 12, 2015. ..
  12. Pinyan T, Curlee K, Keever M, Baldwin K. A Nurse-Directed Model for Nitrous Oxide Use During Labor. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2017;42:160-165 pubmed publisher
    ..of use and has been well documented in the literature as a safe, effective, and inexpensive option for pain management in labor in other countries, but it is underused in the United States...
  13. Dayan R, Peleg R. Herpes zoster - typical and atypical presentations. Postgrad Med. 2017;129:567-571 pubmed publisher
    ..It can affect patients from early childhood to old age. Its treatment requires expertise in pain management and psychological support...
  14. Bidad K, Gracey E, Hemington K, Mapplebeck J, Davis K, Inman R. Pain in ankylosing spondylitis: a neuro-immune collaboration. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2017;13:410-420 pubmed publisher
    ..The different types of pain experienced by patients with AS, insights from brain imaging studies, neurological mechanisms of pain, sex bias in pain and how the immune system can modify pain in patients with AS are also discussed. ..
  15. Jablonka E, Lamelas A, Kim J, Molina B, Molina N, Okwali M, et al. Transversus Abdominis Plane Blocks with Single-Dose Liposomal Bupivacaine in Conjunction with a Nonnarcotic Pain Regimen Help Reduce Length of Stay following Abdominally Based Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140:240-251 pubmed publisher
    ..A trend toward consistent discharge by postoperative day 2 was seen. This could result in significant cost savings for health care systems. Therapeutic, III. ..
  16. Ripamonti C, Santini D, Maranzano E, Berti M, Roila F. Management of cancer pain: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines. Ann Oncol. 2012;23 Suppl 7:vii139-54 pubmed
  17. Sin B, Tatunchak T, Paryavi M, Olivo M, Mian U, Ruiz J, et al. The Use of Ketamine for Acute Treatment of Pain: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Emerg Med. 2017;52:601-608 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients who received ketamine reported a higher mean satisfaction score with their pain management (8.57 [standard deviation {SD} 2.1]) than patients who received placebo (6.05 [SD 2.6]; p = 0.01)...
  18. Guay J, Parker M, Griffiths R, Kopp S. Peripheral nerve blocks for hip fractures. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017;5:CD001159 pubmed publisher
    ..Various nerve blocks with local anaesthetic agents have been used to reduce pain after hip fracture and subsequent surgery. This review was published originally in 1999 and was updated in 2001, 2002, 2009 and 2017...
  19. Zhou Y. [Era of enhanced recovery after surgery and robotic gastric cancer surgery]. Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2017;20:495-499 pubmed
    ..loading, epidural or regional anesthesia, early initiation of enteral nutrition, ambulation and multi-modal pain management. The core part of ERAS is to reduce and reverse surgical stress and therefore greatly improve clinical ..
  20. Shi Y, Ying X, Hu X, Shen H. Pain management of pancreatic cancer patients with high-intensity focused ultrasound therapy. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2017;30:303-307 pubmed
    ..22. HIFU can improve cancer pain relief further in the advanced pancreatic cancer patients with third ladder analgesics, meanwhile HIFU treatment pain can be managed easy because of its short duration and low pain score. ..
  21. Stockler M, Wilcken N. Why is management of cancer pain still a problem?. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30:1907-8 pubmed publisher
  22. Farrell C, McConaghy P. Perioperative management of patients taking treatment for chronic pain. BMJ. 2012;345:e4148 pubmed publisher
  23. Asklid D, Segelman J, Gedda C, Hjern F, Pekkari K, Gustafsson U. The impact of perioperative fluid therapy on short-term outcomes and 5-year survival among patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery - A prospective cohort study within an ERAS protocol. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017;43:1433-1439 pubmed publisher
    ..A restrictive compared with a non-restrictive perioperative fluid therapy on the day of surgery may be associated with lower short-term complication rates, faster recovery, shorter length of stay and improved 5-year survival. ..
  24. Gmuca S, Sherry D. Fibromyalgia: Treating Pain in the Juvenile Patient. Paediatr Drugs. 2017;19:325-338 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, improved recognition of JFMS will allow for better patient recruitment to permit for adequately powered study designs. ..
  25. Arnold L, Clauw D. Challenges of implementing fibromyalgia treatment guidelines in current clinical practice. Postgrad Med. 2017;129:709-714 pubmed publisher
  26. Mącznik A, Schneiders A, Athens J, Sullivan S. Does Acupressure Hit the Mark? A Three-Arm Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Acupressure for Pain and Anxiety Relief in Athletes With Acute Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries. Clin J Sport Med. 2017;27:338-343 pubmed publisher
    ..Three minutes of acupressure was effective in decreasing pain intensity in athletes who sustained an acute musculoskeletal sports injury when measured on the VAS, but did not change anxiety levels. ..
  27. Horgas A. Pain Management in Older Adults. Nurs Clin North Am. 2017;52:e1-e7 pubmed publisher
    ..This article provides evidence-based recommendations for pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management in older adults.
  28. McCauley M, Stewart C, Kebede B. A survey of healthcare providers' knowledge and attitudes regarding pain relief in labor for women in Ethiopia. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017;17:56 pubmed publisher
    ..The majority of healthcare providers understand that women suffer significant pain during labor. However, providing effective pain relief is currently not provided as part of routine intra-partum care in Ethiopia. ..
  29. Maruccia M, Onesti M, Sorvillo V, Albano A, Dessy L, Carlesimo B, et al. An Alternative Treatment Strategy for Complicated Chronic Wounds: Negative Pressure Therapy over Mesh Skin Graft. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:8395219 pubmed publisher
    ..According to our study, the use of the negative pressure wound therapy over mesh skin grafts is significantly effective especially in wounds resistant to conventional therapies, thereby improving the rate of skin graft take. ..
  30. Masala I, Caso F, Sarzi Puttini P, Salaffi F, Atzeni F. Acute and chronic pain in orthopaedic and rheumatologic diseases: mechanisms and characteristics. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017;35 Suppl 105:127-131 pubmed
    ..Consequently, its pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment should be based on its specific characteristics, other disease-related factors, the ability of patients to cope with it, and the way in which they live their lives. ..
  31. Okomo U, Meremikwu M. Fluid replacement therapy for acute episodes of pain in people with sickle cell disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017;7:CD005406 pubmed publisher
  32. Bonakdar R. Integrative Pain Management. Med Clin North Am. 2017;101:987-1004 pubmed publisher
    ..This article attempts to provide an initial framework for approaching those in pain and initiating patient-centered options to support improvements in pain, function, and self-care. ..
  33. Coleman A. Perioperative Pain Management for Upper Extremity Surgery. Orthop Clin North Am. 2017;48:487-494 pubmed publisher
    ..In general, the least invasive technique is favored, but each patient must be considered individually to ensure the best anesthesia choice. ..
  34. King T, Wong C. Nitrous oxide for labor pain: is it a laughing matter?. Anesth Analg. 2014;118:12-4 pubmed publisher
  35. Cybulski M, Cybulski L, Krajewska Kulak E, Cwalina U. Illness acceptance, pain perception and expectations for physicians of the elderly in Poland. BMC Geriatr. 2017;17:46 pubmed publisher
    ..The respondents, in regard to other groups described in the literature, were characterised by relatively high values in illness acceptance, pain control and expectations for physicians. ..
  36. Fain D, Ferguson B, Indresano A, Johnson J, Rafetto L, Farrell S, et al. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Anesthesia Team Model. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:1097-1100 pubmed publisher
    ..Through these efforts, our delivery of anesthesia to our patients will remain safe and effective. ..
  37. Espejo Antúnez L, Tejeda J, Albornoz Cabello M, Rodríguez Mansilla J, De La Cruz Torres B, Ribeiro F, et al. Dry needling in the management of myofascial trigger points: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Complement Ther Med. 2017;33:46-57 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite some evidence for a positive effect in the short term, further randomized clinical trials of high methodological quality, using standardized procedures for the application of dry needling are needed. ..
  38. Martin L, Smith S, Khoutorsky A, Magnussen C, Samoshkin A, Sorge R, et al. Epiregulin and EGFR interactions are involved in pain processing. J Clin Invest. 2017;127:3353-3366 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, EGFR and EREG may be suitable therapeutic targets for persistent pain conditions. ..
  39. Waryasz G, Borenstein T, Tambone R, Gil J, Dasilva M. Hand and arm pain: A pictorial guide to injections. J Fam Pract. 2017;66:492-502 pubmed
    ..This article, with illustrative figures, will help you get to the cause of your patient's pain and guide your administration of corticosteroid injections. ..
  40. Heikkilä H, Hielm Björkman A, Innes J, Laitinen Vapaavuori O. The effect of intra-articular botulinum toxin A on substance P, prostaglandin E2, and tumor necrosis factor alpha in the canine osteoarthritic joint. BMC Vet Res. 2017;13:74 pubmed publisher
    ..Synovial fluid PGE2, but not SP, could be a marker for chronic osteoarthritis and pain in dogs. ..
  41. Beverly A, Kaye A, Ljungqvist O, Urman R. Essential Elements of Multimodal Analgesia in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines. Anesthesiol Clin. 2017;35:e115-e143 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe current evidence and important future directions for effective perioperative multimodal analgesia in enhanced recovery pathways. ..
  42. Frizzell K, Cavanaugh P, Herman M. Pediatric Perioperative Pain Management. Orthop Clin North Am. 2017;48:467-480 pubmed publisher
    ..This article provides an evidence-based overview of preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative pain control for the pediatric orthopedic patient. ..
  43. Bradt J, Dileo C, Grocke D, Magill L. Music interventions for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;:CD006911 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, music may have a small effect on heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood pressure. Most trials were at high risk of bias and, therefore, these results need to be interpreted with caution. ..
  44. Lippert S, Nagdev A, Stone M, Herring A, Norris R. Pain control in disaster settings: a role for ultrasound-guided nerve blocks. Ann Emerg Med. 2013;61:690-6 pubmed publisher
  45. Niraj G, Kelkar A, Kaushik V, Tang Y, Fleet D, Tait F, et al. Audit of postoperative pain management after open thoracotomy and the incidence of chronic postthoracotomy pain in more than 500 patients at a tertiary center. J Clin Anesth. 2017;36:174-177 pubmed publisher
    ..Patient satisfaction with acute postoperative pain management was excellent (36%), good (43%), and fair or poor (21%)...
  46. Arthur J, Tanco K, Haider A, Maligi C, Park M, Liu D, et al. Assessing the prognostic features of a pain classification system in advanced cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2017;25:2863-2869 pubmed publisher
    The Edmonton Classification System for Cancer Pain (ECS-CP) has been shown to predict pain management complexity based on five features: pain mechanism, incident pain, psychological distress, addictive behavior, and cognitive function...
  47. Calì Cassi L, Biffoli F, Francesconi D, Petrella G, Buonomo O. Anesthesia and analgesia in breast surgery: the benefits of peripheral nerve block. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017;21:1341-1345 pubmed
    ..TPVB can be also coupled with other regional anesthetic techniques such as pectoral nerve block (PNB), thus increasing the reduction in postsurgical pain, opioids consumption and length of hospital stays. ..
  48. Garvey G, Wasade V, Murphy K, Balki M. Anesthetic and Obstetric Management of Syringomyelia During Labor and Delivery: A Case Series and Systematic Review. Anesth Analg. 2017;125:913-924 pubmed publisher
    ..All techniques of anesthesia have been performed successfully without major lasting complications. All cases necessitate patient counseling and individualized multidisciplinary involvement to ensure maternal safety. ..
  49. Ryan C, Vijayaraman A, Denny V, Ogier A, Ells L, Wellburn S, et al. The association between baseline persistent pain and weight change in patients attending a specialist weight management service. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0179227 pubmed publisher
    ..The magnitude of the difference in mean weight loss was clinically relevant, highlighting the importance of addressing severe persistent pain in obese patients undertaking weight management programmes. ..
  50. Boucher N, Siddiqui E, Koenig H. Supporting Muslim Patients During Advanced Illness. Perm J. 2017;21: pubmed publisher
    ..These include Islamic cultural awareness training for staff, assessment of patients and families to determine needs, health education and decision-making outreach, and community health partnerships with local Islamic institutions. ..
  51. Thorn B, Burns J. Common and specific treatment mechanisms in psychosocial pain interventions: the need for a new research agenda. Pain. 2011;152:705-6 pubmed publisher
  52. Chen T, Zhou J, Wang K, Xu J, Ma W, Wu Y. [Electroacupuncture Intervention Combined with Anesthetics for Analgesia and Post-surgical Gastrointestinal Recovery in Pneumectomy Patients]. Zhen Ci Yan Jiu. 2015;40:461-4 pubmed
  53. Berlemont C. [The non-pharmacological management of chronic pain]. Soins. 2017;62:38-40 pubmed publisher
    b>Pain management is not limited to the putting in place of pharmacological, surgical, physiotherapy or psychological strategies. Non-pharmacological therapies can also be proposed, notably in relation to chronic pain...
  54. Kim E, Cucchiaro G. Unique Considerations in Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement in Pediatrics: A Case Report. A A Case Rep. 2017;9:112-115 pubmed publisher
    ..This case highlights important considerations in pediatric SCS placement including a careful review of the spinal cord anatomy before the placement of an SCS. ..
  55. Kim E, Lee B, Cucchiaro G. Perioperative Surgical Home: Evaluation of a New Protocol Focused on a Multidisciplinary Approach to Manage Children Undergoing Posterior Spinal Fusion Operation. Anesth Analg. 2017;125:812-819 pubmed publisher
  56. Anderson I. Treating patients with venous leg ulcers in the acute setting: part 1. Br J Nurs. 2017;26:S32-S41 pubmed publisher
    ..Part 2 will deal with the preparation for discharge and options for the treatment of patients who are not already in the care of community services. ..
  57. Uhl R, Roberts T, Papaliodis D, Mulligan M, Dubin A. Management of chronic musculoskeletal pain. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2014;22:101-10 pubmed publisher
    ..However, drug efficacy varies significantly by indication. Orthopaedic surgeons should be familiar with the widely available safe and effective nonnarcotic options for chronic musculoskeletal pain. ..
  58. Bartels K, Fiegel M, Stevens Q, Ahlgren B, Weitzel N. Approaches to perioperative care for esophagectomy. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015;29:472-80 pubmed publisher
  59. Kumar B, Swee M. Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Use in a Patient With Hypertension: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175:892-3 pubmed publisher
  60. Jacob J. As Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Tighten, Mindfulness Meditation Holds Promise for Pain Relief. JAMA. 2016;315:2385-7 pubmed publisher
  61. Zolot J. A Worsening Opioid Epidemic Prompts Action. Am J Nurs. 2017;117:15 pubmed publisher
    ..Multilevel approaches to address the problem are needed. ..
  62. Morley S, Williams A, Eccleston C. Examining the evidence about psychological treatments for chronic pain: time for a paradigm shift?. Pain. 2013;154:1929-31 pubmed publisher
  63. Kaur H, Dhooria S, Aggarwal A, Gupta D, Behera D, Agarwal R. A Randomized Trial of 1% vs 2% Lignocaine by the Spray-as-You-Go Technique for Topical Anesthesia During Flexible Bronchoscopy. Chest. 2015;148:739-745 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, 1% lignocaine should be the preferred concentration for topical anesthesia during FB.; No.: NCT01955824; URL: ..
  64. Valle Oseguera C, Boyce E. Dentists and Pharmacists: Paradigm Shifts and Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Models. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2015;43:591-5 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this article is to explore the current relationship between dentists and pharmacists and to propose new models of interprofessional collaboration that target improvements in patient care. ..
  65. Li J, Zhou L, Wang Y. The effects of music intervention on burn patients during treatment procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017;17:158 pubmed publisher
    ..However, additional high-quality studies with carefully considered music interventions for burn patients are still needed. ..
  66. Sousa N, Guirro E, Calió J, Queluz M, Guirro R. Application of shortwave diathermy to lower limb increases arterial blood flow velocity and skin temperature in women: a randomized controlled trial. Braz J Phys Ther. 2017;21:127-137 pubmed publisher
    ..However, after 20min of application, the position of the lower leg did not affect the heating. ..
  67. Rivet E, Ferrada P, Albrecht T, Cassel J, Broering B, Noreika D, et al. Characteristics of palliative care consultation at an academic level one trauma center. Am J Surg. 2017;214:657-660 pubmed publisher
    ..Most consultations were performed for pain and end of life management in the last 24 h of life, demonstrating the opportunity to engage the palliative care service earlier in the course of hospitalization. ..
  68. Nashold B, Wilson W, Slaughter D. Sensations evoked by stimulation in the midbrain of man. J Neurosurg. 1969;30:14-24 pubmed
  69. . Practice guidelines for acute pain management in the perioperative setting: an updated report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Acute Pain Management. Anesthesiology. 2012;116:248-73 pubmed publisher
  70. Fernandez J, Cenador M, Manuel López Millan J, Mendez J, Ledesma M. Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Clinical Practice Related to the Treatment of Pain. Influence on the Professional Activity and the Doctor-Patient Relationship. J Med Syst. 2017;41:77 pubmed publisher
    ..Internet is confirmed as an information space on the subject, but is shown as an underutilized space of interaction between the doctor and his patient. ..
  71. Kotfis K, Zegan Barańska M, Szydłowski Ł, Zukowski M, Ely E. Methods of pain assessment in adult intensive care unit patients - Polish version of the CPOT (Critical Care Pain Observation Tool) and BPS (Behavioral Pain Scale). Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther. 2017;49:66-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Validation of these tools in the Polish population will aid their wider use in pain assessment in ICUs in Poland. ..
  72. Gretarsdottir E, Zoëga S, Tomasson G, Sveinsdottir H, Gunnarsdottir S. Determinants of Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Pain among Nurses in a University Hospital: A Cross-sectional Study. Pain Manag Nurs. 2017;18:144-152 pubmed publisher
    ..The Knowledge and Attitude Survey Regarding Pain instrument was used to assess knowledge on pain management. The difference in knowledge between nurses with different levels of education was assessed with analysis of ..
  73. Kabat Zinn J, Lipworth L, Burney R. The clinical use of mindfulness meditation for the self-regulation of chronic pain. J Behav Med. 1985;8:163-90 pubmed
    ..The majority of subjects reported continued high compliance with the meditation practice as part of their daily lives. The relationship of mindfulness meditation to other psychological methods for chronic pain control is discussed. ..
  74. Moore A, Derry S, Eccleston C, Kalso E. Expect analgesic failure; pursue analgesic success. BMJ. 2013;346:f2690 pubmed publisher
  75. Wan Q, Yang H, Li X, Lin C, Ke S, Wu S, et al. Ultrasound-Guided versus Fluoroscopy-Guided Deep Cervical Plexus Block for the Treatment of Cervicogenic Headache. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:4654803 pubmed publisher
    ..The US-guided approach showed similar satisfactory effect as the FL-guided block. Ultrasonography can be an alternative method for its convenience and efficacy in deep cervical plexus block for CeH patients without radiation exposure. ..
  76. Solodiuk J, Curley M. In Defense of Routine Inpatient Pain Assessment. Am J Nurs. 2017;117:11 pubmed publisher
    ..Getting rid of the fifth vital sign won't solve the opioid abuse crisis. ..
  77. Tang Z, Wang H, Xia X, Tang Y, Peng W, Hu L. [Mechanisms and applications of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in analgesia]. Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2017;69:325-334 pubmed
    ..g., adaptively adjusting the stimulation parameters based on the dynamic ratings of patients' pain. ..
  78. Sun J, Gao F, Wang Y, Sun W, Jiang B, Li Z. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy is effective in treating chronic plantar fasciitis: A meta-analysis of RCTs. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017;96:e6621 pubmed publisher
    ..Due to variations in the included studies, additional trials are needed to validate these conclusions. ..
  79. Osawa G, Aruga E. [Assessment and Strategy for Nociceptive Pain in Cancer]. Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2017;44:278-282 pubmed
    ..Although we cannot ease pain completely, it is important to define the goal of treatment with patients and to examine the strategy for maximum pain relief. ..
  80. Morey M. [The pain resource nurse consultation guidelines]. Soins. 2017;62:44-45 pubmed publisher
    ..These describe the circumstances in which a pain resource nurse may intervene and the types of consultation she carries out. ..
  81. Mylonas K, Reinhorn M, Ott L, Westfal M, Masiakos P. Patient-reported opioid analgesic requirements after elective inguinal hernia repair: A call for procedure-specific opioid-administration strategies. Surgery. 2017;162:1095-1100 pubmed publisher
  82. Gaffney C, Pelt C, Gililland J, Peters C. Perioperative Pain Management in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Orthop Clin North Am. 2017;48:407-419 pubmed publisher
    ..However, opioids are associated with significant downsides. Preemptive use of a multimodal pain management approach has become the standard of care to manage pain after hip and knee arthroplasty...
  83. Le May S, Ali S, Plint A, MASSE B, Neto G, Auclair M, et al. Oral Analgesics Utilization for Children With Musculoskeletal Injury (OUCH Trial): An RCT. Pediatrics. 2017;140: pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to test the efficacy of a combination of an anti-inflammatory drug with an opioid for pain management of MSK-I in children presenting to the ED.
  84. Shin B, Kim S, Lee M. Comparison between the effects of Chuna manipulation therapy and cervical traction treatment on pain in patients with herniated cervical disc: a randomized clinical pilot trial. Am J Chin Med. 2006;34:923-5 pubmed
  85. MacDonald N, Flegel K, Hebert P, Stanbrook M. Better management of chronic pain care for all. CMAJ. 2011;183:1815 pubmed publisher
  86. Loeser J. The education of pain physicians. Pain Med. 2015;16:225-9 pubmed publisher
  87. Macpherson C, Chiochankitmun N, Akpinar Elci M. Hospice and palliation in the English-speaking Caribbean. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2014;23:341-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Although all respondents report having a protocol for pain management, hospice, or end-of-life care, their annual medical use of opiates is well below the global mean...
  88. Hinojosa Laborde C, Fernandez J, Muniz G, Nawn C, Burns R, Le T, et al. Effect of pain and analgesia on compensatory reserve. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;83:S92-S97 pubmed publisher
    ..As such, our findings suggest that analgesia can be safely administered on the battlefield while maintaining the maximal capacity of mechanisms to compensate for blood loss. Diagnostic study, level II. ..
  89. Schwinghammer A, Isaacs A, Benner R, Freeman H, O Sullivan J, Nisly S. Continuous Infusion Ketorolac for Postoperative Analgesia Following Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty. Ann Pharmacother. 2017;51:451-456 pubmed publisher
    ..002) compared with the OP group. Other adverse effects were similar among groups. Postoperative CI ketorolac improved pain control while reducing opioid consumption and adverse effects. ..
  90. Brant J, Mohr C, Coombs N, Finn S, Wilmarth E. Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes about Pain: Personal and Professional Characteristics and Patient Reported Pain Satisfaction. Pain Manag Nurs. 2017;18:214-223 pubmed publisher
    ..This study suggests that having more knowledge and better attitudes about pain may improve patient satisfaction of pain. Further studies are needed that link knowledge and attitudes about pain to patient outcomes. ..
  91. Yilmaz D, Heper Y, Gözler L. Effect of the Use of Buzzy® during Phlebotomy on Pain and Individual Satisfaction in Blood Donors. Pain Manag Nurs. 2017;18:260-267 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Results indicate that use of the Buzzy device was an effective method of reducing the pain of phlebotomy and increasing phlebotomy satisfaction in healthy adult male blood donors. ..
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