Burn patients feel less pain when they undergo music therapy

(Natural News) Burn injuries are among the most severe traumas that can be experienced, which makes it difficult to treat burn patients. Music therapy has been known to help in pain management. In a study review published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers evaluated the effect of music intervention in the recovery of...
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CONCLUSIONS: The diode laser TSCPC is an efficient method of lowering IOP and decreasing eye pain. The "slow burn" technique has been shown its efficiency for extending the indications of cyclophotocoagulation also in glaucomatous eyes with better functional prognosis. PMID: 30534827 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
Chances are, someone you know has been affected by mental health problems. With an estimated world-wide burden of 300 million people, depression can be a severely debilitating condition. In fact, in the past year alone, more than 16 million adul...
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Publication date: Available online 7 December 2018Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Sobia Manzoor, Farid Ahmad Khan, Sohail Muhammad, Rehan Qayyum, Imran Muhammad, Umer Nazir, Muhammad Mustehsan BashirAbstractObjectiveTo compare clinical outcome of topical conventional with topical heparin treatment in 2nd degree or partial thickness (PTB) burn patients.MethodsPatients, between the ages of 14 and 60 years with 2nd degree burns involving
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ConclusionsPatients hospitalised in our burn unit are highly satisfied with the care they receive, especially with regard to subjective quality. The evaluation of the satisfaction outcomes helped us to identify several strengths and weaknesses in the healthcare services we provide as well as strategies to improve the weaknesses. Evaluating care quality and patient satisfaction in any burn unit is appropriate and recommendable given that it offers clients’ first-hand opinions.
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Svetlana Alekseeva was badly burned in a fire - now she's showing off her scars to inspire others like her.
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​A 3-year-old boy presented to the ED after ingesting a liquid in an unmarked bottle. His parents said he vomited a few times before ED arrival. His initial vital signs were a blood pressure of 92/54 mm Hg, heart rate of 114 bpm, respiratory rate of 20 bpm, and pulse oximetry of 98% on room air. The parents reported that he may have ingested a cleaning solution known to contain aluminum hydroxide.The patient was breathing comfortably, and his airway was monitored closely in the ED. He had no oropharyngeal edema or erythema, and his lung sounds were clear. His mother said she did not think he drank too much of the fluid. ...
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ConclusionThese results suggest that hypnosis reduces pain intensity and anxiety ratings in adults undergoing burn wound care. However, because of the limitations discussed, clinical recommendations are still premature.
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AbstractDressing change and physical therapy are extremely painful procedures for burn patients. Adjunctive virtual reality therapy reportedly reduces pain when added to analgesics, but a summary analysis of the data has yet to be performed. We conducted this systematic review and meta ‐analysis of randomized controlled trials to verify the pain‐reducing efficacy of virtual reality among burn patients undergoing dressing change or physical therapy. We searched MEDLINE (via PubMed), EMBASE (via OVID), and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (via OVID) for relevan t trials based on predetermined eligibilit...
Source: Wound Repair and Regeneration - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Systematic Review Source Type: research
Medical device manufacturers push product that uses electrical currents to block pain signals before they reach the brain. They say spinal-cord stimulators help patients suffering from pain. But thousands say they've been shocked or burned by device.
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Spinal-cord stimulators are more dangerous than many patients know.
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