Musculoskeletal pain in undergraduate health students: prevalence and associated factors

Conclusion: The high prevalence of musculoskeletal pain demonstrates the need for strategies aimed at preventing this aggravation still in the academic setting.RESUMEN Objetivo: Verificar la prevalencia y factores asociados con el dolor musculoesquel ético en estudiantes de pregrado del área sanitaria. Método: Estudio transversal, realizado en con estudiantes de pregrado de una universidad del Sur de Brasil en el período de abril a julio de 2017. Se empleó el cuestionario de caracterización de los estudiantes y la versión brasileña del Standardized Nordic Questionnaire. Para el análisis, se emplearon estadística descriptiva, prueba del Chi cuadrado y regresión de Poisson. Resultados: Participaron en el estudio 792 estudiantes de pregrado del área sanitaria. La región de la columna vertebral presentó mayor prevalencia (74,9% ) de dolor musculoesquelético. Las variables sexo femenino, edad entre 18 y 20 años, sobrepeso, no tener tiempo para el ocio, utilizar el teléfono móvil seis o más horas diarias, tener condición clínica con diagnóstico médico y estar en los semestres intermedios o finales del curso se prese ntaron asociados con la ocurrencia de dolor musculoesquelético. Conclusión: En virtud de la elevada prevalencia de dolor musculoesquelético, se destaca la necesidad de la adopción de ...
Source: Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP - Category: Nursing Source Type: research

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Just as the thread title states. I currently utilize the Kimberly-Clark/halyard/Avanos machine. It is what I used in fellowship and when started in practice a little more than 10 years ago I got the same one. I really like cooled RFA in the lumbar spine especially for obese patients or patients with tough anatomy. It is great to be able to come in perpendicular because you get a very true view of the junction being squared up and you are obliqued so you get anterior enough without... RFA machine shopping: needs: perpendicular lesion ability and multilesion ability
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AbstractThe negative impact on spinal diseases may apply not only to obesity but also to smoking. To investigate the influence of obesity and smoking on the development and recovery of lumbar disc herniation in young adults. Retrospective analysis of 97 patients who presented with lumbar disc herniation at the authors ’ department between 2010 and 2017. Data were collected using the patients’ digital health records including demographics, clinical and neurological characteristics, treatment details, and outcomes. Ninety-seven patients between 17 and 25 years were included in this retrospective analysis. Pa...
Source: Neurosurgical Review - Category: Neurosurgery Source Type: research
Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far by Paul Offit M.D.I am admittedly a huge fanboy of Paul Offit, an infectious disease guru at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the preeminent pediatric hospitals in the world. His latest bookOverall: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far, is a collection of medical facts that are already known to the well-read individual, but fly in the face of wrongly-held, out-dated, commonly-believed medical concepts. The majority of the incorrect information was previously considered the standard of care, but newer and better science and studies have clearly demonstrated ...
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Conclusions: Irrespective of the BMI, all patients exhibited similar satisfactory outcomes following ACDF. The results support surgery in all subgroups of patients with symptomatic nerve compression in the cervical spine. PMID: 32951406 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Asian Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Asian Spine J Source Type: research
We examined the intensity, duration, correlation with the treatment, up to 1 year after the end of rTMS treatment.ResultsDescriptive analysis included a total of 63 subjects undergoing a 5-week deep rTMS experimental treatment for obesity (age 48.3  ± 10.4 years; BMI 36.3 ± 4.4 kg/m2): 31 patients were treated with high-frequency rTMS (HF), 13 with low-frequency rTMS (LF), and 19 were sham treated (Sham). Thirty-two subjects (50.8%) reported a total of 52 AEs, including mainly moderate (51.9%) events. The most frequently reported side effects were headaches of moderat...
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Fight Aging! publishes news and commentary relevant to the goal of ending all age-related disease, to be achieved by bringing the mechanisms of aging under the control of modern medicine. This weekly newsletter is sent to thousands of interested subscribers. To subscribe or unsubscribe from the newsletter, please visit: https://www.fightaging.org/newsletter/ Longevity Industry Consulting Services Reason, the founder of Fight Aging! and Repair Biotechnologies, offers strategic consulting services to investors, entrepreneurs, and others interested in the longevity industry and its complexities. To find out m...
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Source: Hernia - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS For overweight patients undergoing nasopharyngeal surgery, the use of rocuronium with sugammadex had the shortest onset time of neuromuscular relaxation, accelerated the reversion of neuromuscular blockade, effectively reduced the occurrence of PORC, relieved postoperative pain, and maintained hemodynamic stability before extubation. The combination of rocuronium and sugammadex may be the best anesthetic regimen for overweight patients undergoing nasopharyngeal surgery. PMID: 32936790 [PubMed - in process]
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This study reviewed the complications of LC in children. MEDLINE/PubMed, CENTRAL and Lilacs were reviewed for LC. Studies in patients  ≤ 18 years of age published in English, Portuguese or Spanish were selected by two independent reviewers. Data were collected for patients’ characteristics, surgical information, complications, mortality and follow-up. Twenty-four papers were identified and offered 2783 patients. Mean age was 11 years (3 months–18 years). In the 93/2783 (3.3%) complications, single-port procedures were associated with seven (7.5%), 3/4-port with 81 (87.1%) an...
Source: Updates in Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
If you believe those upbeat, seductive advertisements, men only need to pop a pill to awaken their dormant sex life. Whether the problem is erectile dysfunction (ED) — the inability to maintain an erection for sex — or low libido, ED medications appear to be the quickest and easiest solution. While these drugs work for most men, they are not right for everyone. ED drugs are relatively safe, but can cause possible side effects such as headaches, indigestion, and back pain. Plus, some men may not want their sex life dependent on regular medication, or simply can’t take them because of high or low blood pres...
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