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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-03T22:30:14-0400
In the postanesthetic care unit(PACU), patients who are recovering from anesthesia are not easy to communicate with. Accordingly, accurate evaluation of acute surgical pain is difficult fo...
The aim of this prospective, interventional, randomized trial is to compare the effectiveness of postoperative analgesia using single-dose intrathecal morphine and intravenous morphine in ...
Effective pain control following surgical procedures is a goal for both the patient as well as the medical staff caring for them. There have been numerous studies evaluating differing trea...
The numeric rating scale (NRS), one of the most widely used pain scales in clinical practice, although convenient, is often subject to bias because it requires abstract thinking from both ...
This is a Phase 3, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled efficacy and safety study of postoperative pain in adults who are scheduled for unilateral ingu...
The Pain assessment using a novel digital application (Panda) is a smartphone application that contains the digital versions of the visual analogue scale (VAS-100) and numeric rating scale (NRS-11). T...
Background and aims Pain is the most common reason for delayed discharge after day-case laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This study investigates a simple five-item questionnaire in evaluating the risk of...
The widespread use of remifentanil during total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) has raised concerns about the risk of postoperative remifentanil-associated pain. Although a recent meta-analysis suggests...
Intramuscular injection of nerve growth factor (NGF) causes muscle hyperalgesia without immediate pain. This double-blinded, randomized study assessed pain and muscle hypersensitivity after a single-s...
Surgical resection is the optimal procedure for early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Open thoracotomy, video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and robot-assisted thoracic surgery (RATS) are ...
A numerical rating scale for classifying the periodontal status of a person or population with a single figure which takes into consideration prevalence as well as severity of the condition. It is based upon probe measurement of periodontal pockets and on gingival tissue status.
A scale comprising 18 symptom constructs chosen to represent relatively independent dimensions of manifest psychopathology. The initial intended use was to provide more efficient assessment of treatment response in clinical psychopharmacology research; however, the scale was readily adapted to other uses. (From Hersen, M. and Bellack, A.S., Dictionary of Behavioral Assessment Techniques, p. 87)
A rating scale that measures INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS known as TARDIVE DYSKINESIA.
A subjective psychometric response scale used to measure distinct behavioral or physiological phenomena based on linear numerical gradient or yes/no alternatives.
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).