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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-04-20T09:47:10-0400
As part of developing a relay alarm project, the aim of the study is to test a sleeper's capability to wake up via a vibrating alarm around the wrist (vibrating bracelet).
Background: The therapy with pulsed electromagnetic fields (PEFs) has been used as a therapeutic modality for at least 40 years. However, their effect in the migraine prophylaxis is unclea...
Ear acupressure is commonly applied to treat insomnia in Oriental clinical practice but lacking the evidence of the randomized controlled trial (RCT)of ear acupressure on insomnia. In this...
The present trial is a pilot study to investigate the effect of auricular acupressure on insulin resistance in women with PCOS.A total of 100 subjects will be enrolled into this study and ...
This is a randomized controlled trial to assess ways to address post-operative ileus (POI) in adult patients on the liver transplant service undergoing either liver transplant or resection...
Anxiety is a common preoperative problem in cesarean section candidates. Non-pharmacologic anxiety control has been demonstrated to be more suitable in pregnant women. The current study was a randomiz...
Shivering may interfere with targeted temperature management (TTM) after cardiac arrest, contributing to secondary brain injury. Early identification of shivering is challenging with existing tools. W...
Mammals defend against cold-induced reductions in body temperature through both shivering and non-shivering thermogenesis. The activation of non-shivering thermogenesis is primarily driven by uncoupli...
Although many drugs have been studied to prevent postoperative shivering, their comparative effectiveness is unknown. We attempted to assess the comparative effectiveness of the pharmacologic strategi...
Data Monitoring Committees (DMCs) are essential to the good conduct of many trials. Typically they comprise a small expert group which monitors safety, efficacy, progress and early outcome data as tri...
A bracelet or necklace worn by an individual that alerts emergency personnel of medical information for that individual which could affect their condition or treatment.
A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.
The sudden sensation of being cold. It may be accompanied by SHIVERING.
Involuntary contraction or twitching of the muscles. It is a physiologic method of heat production in man and other mammals.
Treatment of disease by inserting needles along specific pathways or meridians. The placement varies with the disease being treated. It is sometimes used in conjunction with heat, moxibustion, acupressure, or electric stimulation.