Quantity, Not Type of Opioid Matters for Post-Op Dependency

Title: Quantity, Not Type of Opioid Matters for Post-Op DependencyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

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This study aims to validate this observation. Blood levels of seven cytokines were measured in 120 patients with pSS from the United Kingdom Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome Registry and 30 age-matched healthy non-fatigued controls. Patient-reported scores for fatigue were classified acco rding to severity and compared to cytokine levels using analysis of variance. The differences between cytokines in cases and controls were evaluated using Wilcoxon test. A logistic regression model was used to determine the most important identifiers of fatigue. Five cytokines, interferon-γ-induced protein-10 (IP-10), tumour ne...
Source: Rheumatology International - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
AbstractMigraine is a disabling and recurrent neurological disorder characterized by headache attacks that are often accompanied by sensory and motor disturbances. The value and importance of reliable biomarkers in migraine have been long recognized and a diverse range of biomarkers from biological samples to electrophysiological patterns and brain imaging has been proposed. There is still no consensus on specific biomarker(s) for migraine. Ideally, not a single but a battery of biomarkers would provide a multidisciplinary way to understand and treat migraine better. Translational research has witnessed an escalating numbe...
Source: Molecular Diagnosis and Therapy - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
S Turkucar, B Makay, H Tatari, E UnsalJournal of Postgraduate Medicine 2019 65(4):233-236 Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a rare benign disorder of a joint which affects its synovium, tendon sheaths and bursas. While most cases of PVNS are adult patients aged between 20-50 years, few afflicted children have also been reported. Clinical signs of PVNS are insidious and non-specific. Pain, swelling and stiffness are the major symptoms. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the best radiological method for diagnosis of PVNS, as the initial X-ray is normal in early phase of disease in most cases. Therefore, diagnosis ...
Source: Journal of Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion. The results may help with the health promotion of economically disadvantaged AA older adults in urban areas.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Conclusion: The polymorphism of UGT2B7 C802T, but not UGT2B7 G221T, has been associated with the efficacy of morphine treatment on cancer pain among Chinese Han population.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: This study demonstrates a higher OFP knowledge and confidence for dental specialists compared with GDPs. However, this difference does not necessarily translate into more competencies in clinical practice. Therefore, the implementation of OFP courses in dental schools' curricula may benefit future dentists and improve patients' care.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
The OsteoArthritis and Therapy for Sleep (OATS) study is a population-based randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) with four innovative methodological aims. These are to: (1) Enroll representative participants across Washington state, including those from medically underserved communities; (2) Enroll persons with persistent insomnia and chronic osteoarthritis (OA) pain; (3) Test a scalable CBT-I intervention; and (4) Evaluate patient-reported outcomes (insomnia, pain severity, fatigue, depression) and cost-effectiveness over one year.
Source: Contemporary Clinical Trials - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Trauma or injury to the dentition and supporting tissues is associated with pain and discomfort, as expected, that may present immediately, shortly afterwards, or within a few days. Pain is an essential response to injury because it allows the organism to develop avoidance behavior to potential threats and helps the organism to avoid usage of the injured organ during the healing process. Not only does external trauma induce pain, but also essential invasive dental procedures such as extractions, dental implant insertions, root canal treatments, and oral surgeries are accompanied by similar post-surgical (post-traumatic) pain.
Source: Journal of Endodontics - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: 2018 Meeting of the World Congress on Dental Traumatology Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to evaluate the potential analgesic action of 8% capsaicin cream for topical use in patients with myofascial pain syndrome.MethodsInitially, cream formulations of PLA (Placebo) and CPS (Capsaicin 8%) were developed and approved according to the current requirements of the health authority agency. The 40 participating patients were randomly assigned to the PLA and CPS groups in a double-blind fashion. Before the creams were topically administered, according to the allocation group, the local anesthetic was used for a period of 50 minutes directly in the area of interest. The cream was applied...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: To compare adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in women with chronic pelvic pain with a control group, and describe occurrence of specific ACEs in women with chronic pelvic pain. METHODS: This case-control study examined the relationshi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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