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Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Performance Improvement Measures
UAB Highlands Pain Treatment Clinic
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:14:40-0400
Sleep impairments reliably predict exacerbations of chronic pain and correlate with visual analogue pain scores. Therapies targeted at improving sleep, including cognitive behavioural ther...
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Performance of an act one or more times, with a view to its fixation or improvement; any performance of an act or behavior that leads to learning.
The attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
Facilities providing diagnostic, therapeutic, and palliative services for patients with severe chronic pain. These may be free-standing clinics or hospital-based and serve ambulatory or inpatient populations. The approach is usually multidisciplinary. These clinics are often referred to as "acute pain services". (From Br Med Bull 1991 Jul;47(3):762-85)
Aching sensation that persists for more than a few months. It may or may not be associated with trauma or disease, and may persist after the initial injury has healed. Its localization, character, and timing are more vague than with acute pain.
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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...