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Describe and characterizes laparoscopic postherniotomy patients with persistent moderate/severe pain affecting every day activities - including detailed quantitative sensory assessment
Section of Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:52-0400
Sensory function is different in persistent postherniotomy pain patients than in operated controls, suggesting this to be a neuropathic pain syndrome. By performing quantitative sensory te...
Chronic pain affects pain in 5-8% of patients more than a year after groin hernia repair. However no prospective study has investigated potential predisposing factors for development of pa...
In earlier work, the Sponsor developed a computer image processing system for analysis of pain diagrams from patients with chronic pain. This system was then tested in a study in over 500 ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of an algorithm, where ICU patients pain are assessed systematically with valid pain assessment tools and where pain is treated after pa...
The purpose of this study is to describe the use of pain treatments in Taiwan, the demographics, clinical characteristics of patients requiring pain treatments, current treatments, outcome...
To support or refute the hypothesis that opioid tapering in chronic pain patients (CPPs) improves pain or maintains the same pain level by taper completion but does not increase pain.
Pain perception and pain behaviors are distinct phenomena with different functions. Pain behaviors are protective in their functions, which include eliciting empathy or caring behaviors from others. M...
Despite enormous differences between acute and chronic pain, numerical pain scale (NRS) is commonly used in pain research and in clinical practice for assessing the intensity of both acute and chronic...
The differentiation between acute and chronic pain can be insufficient for an appropriate pain management. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of the predominant pain type (nociceptiv...
Background and aims Pain is a common condition. However, only a minority of people experiencing pain develop a chronic pain problem. Factors such as somatization, pain self-efficacy and lack of psycho...
A type of pain that is perceived in an area away from the site where the pain arises, such as facial pain caused by lesion of the VAGUS NERVE, or throat problem generating referred pain in the ear.
Pain in the facial region including orofacial pain and craniofacial pain. Associated conditions include local inflammatory and neoplastic disorders and neuralgic syndromes involving the trigeminal, facial, and glossopharyngeal nerves. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent facial pain as the primary manifestation of disease are referred to as FACIAL PAIN SYNDROMES.
Dull or sharp aching pain caused by stimulated NOCICEPTORS due to tissue injury, inflammation or diseases. It can be divided into somatic or tissue pain and VISCERAL PAIN.
Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.
Pain originating from internal organs (VISCERA) associated with autonomic phenomena (PALLOR; SWEATING; NAUSEA; and VOMITING). It often becomes a REFERRED PAIN.
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...