Laparoendoscopic single site (LESS) ureteral reimplantation.
CONCLUSIONS: LESS ureteral reimplantation, in our initial experience, shows a low complication rate, similar to current laparoscopic series, offering less postoperative pain and abdominal wall aggression with great cosmetic results that are perceived by patients very positively, in addition to rapid recovery and return to normal daily life. PMID: 28530629 [PubMed - in process]
The ASPMN ® Chapter Award, established in 2000 by the American Society for Pain Management Nursing®, is presented to an ASPMN® chapter in recognition of development and activity for support of pain management nursing. The chapter award is now linked with the submission of the chapter annual reports and wil l be considered only if this report is active on file.
This month I am transitioning from being an associate editor to an editorial board member. As I write this, I reflect on the many motivations for being a pain management nurse and advocating for pain patients. Pain assessment needs to be more than a check off on an electronic medical record. We must never let a routine assessment of pain let us become complacent or astute to individualized assessment of pain.
Effective pain management requires careful titration of analgesics and evaluation of individual patient's responses to treatment using valid and reliable pain and pain relief assessment tools, and evidence-based patient monitoring for adverse treatment effects. A registered nurse, competent in pain assessment and analgesic administration, can safely interpret and implement properly written ‘‘as-needed’’ or ‘‘PRN’’ range orders for analgesic medications. The American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) and the American Pain Society (APS) support safe medication practic...
Fang Xu, Jing Yang, Fan Lu, Rongjun Liu, Jinwei Zheng, Junfang Zhang, Wei Cui, Chuang Wang, Wenhua Zhou, Qinwen Wang, Xiaowei Chen, Junping Chen
Conclusion: The advanced T stage and overall stage were associated with decreased survival after surgical treatment in patients with SCC of the EAC, highlighting the importance of clinical vigilance and early detection. PMID: 29779363 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Pancreatic cancer symptoms include belly or back pain, nausea and yellowing of the eyes and skin, among others. You could prevent one of the most deadly types of cancer by losing weight, in order to maintain a healthy body weight.
Authors: Kubo K, Kimura N, Mabe K, Nishimura Y, Kato M Abstract The endoscopic and pathological features of early gastric mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma (MANEC), as well as its carcinogenesis, remain largely unclear. Screening esophagogastroduodenoscopy was performed on an 80-year-old man, revealing 3 superficial elevated lesions. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) was performed, and the patient was diagnosed with intramucosal gastric cancer comprising mixed adenocarcinoma and neuroendocrine tumor, well-differentiated adenocarcinoma and well-differentiated adenocarcinoma, with negative margins. To our know...