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Self-report measures of sensation seeking though commonly used in research have not undergone factor structure or psychometric validation in Indian adolescents. The Brief Sensation Seeking Scale - Chinese (BSSS-C; Chen et al., 2013) is a less culture specific tool with excellent psychometric properties and presents a suitable option for use with Indian adolescents.
Pinprick evoked potentials (PEPs) represent a novel tool to assess the functional integrity of mechano-nociceptive pathways with a potential toward objectifying sensory deficits and gain seen in neurological disorders. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the feasibility and reliability of PEPs with respect to age, stimulation site, and skin type.
Leprosy can be considered to be the most common peripheral neuropathy of infectious etiology and constitutes a public health problem. The standard routine examination for assessing sensory impairment in leprosy neuropathy basically evaluates hands, feet and eyes. However, evaluation of facial cutaneous sensation is not routinely performed.
Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) target novel pain relief mechanisms not captured by legacy pain scales, including 1) cultivating awareness of pleasant and neutral sensations proximal to unpleasant sensations and 2) interoceptively mapping sensation locations and spatial distributions.
To assess the relationship between cone spacing and visual acuity in eyes with rod-cone degeneration (RCD) followed longitudinally.
High frequency electrical stimulation (HFS) of skin nociceptors triggers central sensitization (CS), manifested as increased pinprick sensitivity of the skin surrounding the site of HFS. Our aim was to assess the effect of CS on pinprick-evoked pupil dilation responses (PDRs) and pinprick-evoked brain potentials (PEPs). We hypothesized that the increase in the positive wave of PEPs following HFS would result from an enhanced pinprick-evoked phasic response of the locus coeruleus-noradrenergic system (LC-NS)...
We observed cone photoreceptors by using adaptive optics (AO) fundus camera and optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and examined the correlations between cone photoreceptors and visual function over 2 years.
The b-wave of the cone ERG increases in amplitude and speed during the first few minutes of adaptation to a rod-suppressing background light. Earlier studies implicate rod pathway input to the cone pathway in these changes.
The purpose of this study was to assess the result of adding cone-beam CT to the standard imaging algorithm for patients with suspected radiographically occult traumatic radiocarpal fractures. A prospective review was performed on all patients who had cone-beam CT investigation of acute wrist pain after normal initial radiographs. Patients with no identified fractures were clinically reassessed and referred for MRI if concern for a fracture persisted. In all, 117 patients were assessed; 50.4% had fracture...
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are the most common reason of non-dental pain in the orofacial region. A clinical examination of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) with additional imaging is the most recommended procedure for TMD diagnosis.
High-frequency burst-like electrical conditioning stimulation (HFS) applied to human skin induces an increase in mechanical pinprick sensitivity of the surrounding unconditioned skin (a phenomenon known as secondary hyperalgesia). The present study assessed the effect of frequency of conditioning stimulation on the development of this increased pinprick sensitivity in humans. In a first experiment we compared the increase in pinprick sensitivity induced by HFS using monophasic non-charge-compensated pulses ...
To gain insight into the decision processes of dentists when requesting a cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) examination in endodontic settings.
The aims of the present study were: (a) to obtain new normative data of the Italian version of the Mini-Mental Examination State (MMSE) (Measso et al. in Dev Neuropsychol 9:77-85, 1993) by administering the tool to a sample of normal Italian individuals more representative of the current Italian population; (b) to compare the sensitivity of this tool in detecting patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD according to NIA-AA), as compared to the those reported in previous normative Italian studies.
The objective of this study was to translate, culturally adapt and validate the Symptom Screening in Paediatrics Tool (SSPedi) into the Brazilian Portuguese language to be used by paediatric oncology patients in Brazil.
Risk stratification tools can identify patients at risk for 30-day readmission, but available tools lack predictive strength. One of these tools is the Better Outcomes by Optimizing Safe Transitions (BOOST) 8 P's tool.
Cone/cone-rod dystrophy is a large group of retinal disorders with both phonotypic and genetic heterogeneity. The purpose of this study was to characterize the phenotype of eight patients from seven families harboring POC1B mutations in a cohort of the Japan Eye Genetics Consortium (JEGC).
In Australia there is no national examination to assess student competency with respect to critical thinking skills on graduation from undergraduate registered nurse program.
To validate the Chinese version of the Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT) in non-intubated and intubated ICU patients.
Mechanical thrombectomy (MT) for acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients due to emergent large vessel occlusion (ELVO) is standard treatment, the benefits, however, are highly time-sensitive. After patient eligibility for reperfusion therapy is determined by conventional radiological examinations, the time to be transferred from the department of radiological examination to angiography-suites is critical. We speculated that the time required for the diagnosis of AIS might be reduced if we could determine MT el...
Cancer-related physical symptoms can decrease patients' overall quality of life and are often underdiagnosed. The Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale (ESAS) is widely used in palliative care for cancer patients to easily assess cancer patients' symptoms. It has been often modified, adding symptoms and explanations, and translated into many languages. The European Association of Palliative Care research team developed a database, which included the modified 12-item ESAS-r as the symptom assessment tool. The p...
Prostate cancer clinical stage T2 (cT2) subclassifications, as determined by digital rectal examination (DRE), are a historic method of staging prostate cancer. However, given the potential discomfort associated with prostate examination and the wide availability of other prognostic tests, the necessity of DRE is uncertain. This study sought to determine the prognostic value of the prostate cancer cT2 subclassifications in a contemporary cohort of patients.
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a novel medication regimen complexity-intensive care unit (MRC-ICU) scoring tool in critically ill patients and to correlate MRC with illness severity and patient outcomes.
The aim of this study was to investigate the use of 3D microstructural bone analysis in patients with degenerative joint disorder (DJD) to enhance the diagnostic capacity of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in the evaluation of bone tissue.
Lingual thyroglossal duct cysts (LTDCs) are rare congenital anomalies of the neck. The authors described the presentation, management, and outcome of LTDC in pediatric and adult cases through a retrospective observational analysis between 2008 and 2018. Data included patients' demographics, main complaint, preoperative investigations, surgical management, and recurrences. Seventeen patients were included: 8 pediatric and 9 adult patients. The most common presenting symptom was foreign body sensation (35.3%)...
The role of sex hormones on postsurgical pain perception is basically unclear. Here, we studied the role of endogenous gonadal hormones for pain and hyperalgesia in human volunteers after experimental incision. A 4-mm incision was made in the volar forearm of 15 female volunteers both in the follicular and the luteal phase (random block design). Somatosensory profiles were assessed at baseline and 1 to 72 hours after incision by quantitative sensory testing, compared between both cycle phases, and related t...