Donor Site Morbidities of Iliac Crest Bone Graft in Craniofacial Surgery: A Systematic Review
Conclusions Chronic morbidity was lower than previously documented. Rare chronic morbidity illustrates that the ICBG remains a viable surgical option. The authors hope this review will facilitate surgical planning and informed consent.
Back in May, Bruce Schoneboom wrapped up his appointment to the HHS Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force. The group determined best practices for managing chronic and acute pain—and addressed judicious prescribing of opioids. If you didn’t know: The CDC reports there are 192 overdose deaths in the U.S. every day. Forty percent of The post Dr. Bruce Schoneboom and the HHS Pain Task Force appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine.
Condition: Chronic Pain Interventions: Behavioral: Usual care/wait list; Behavioral: Art Rx; Behavioral: Artful Meditation Sponsor: University of California, Davis Not yet recruiting
In this study, the stressor was physical – volunteers had to submerge their feet into cold water – but in theory, the same effect could hold for other forms of stress.) In some trials, participants actually had their partner in the same room. These people reported less pain than those who just imagined that their partner was there, but the blood pressure data for the two groups were statistically equivalent. “The results suggest that accessing the mental representation of a romantic partner and a partner’s presence each buffer against exaggerated acute stress responses to a similar degree,” th...
Might the higher prevalence of chronic pain in women be due to a higher female sensitivity to stress hormones?Pain
Conditions: Headache Disorders, Secondary; Post-Dural Puncture Headache; Migraine Disorders; Back Pain; Anesthesia Intervention: Sponsor: Stanford University Active, not recruiting
Publication date: Available online 20 August 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Megan N. Wasson
World's First Commercial Implants of the Evoke System Completed in The Netherlands ARTARMON, Australia, Sept. 16, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- Saluda Medical Pty Limited ("Saluda Medical") today announced the award of CE ... Devices, Regulatory, Product Launch Saluda Medical, Evoke , Spinal Cord Stimulation
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. METHODS: Initially, 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 50minutes directly in the area of interest. The cream was a...
Title: Purdue Files for Bankruptcy Over Opioid Crisis Suits, With Many States ObjectingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM