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Resumo Objetivo: Determinar as atividades laborais associadas à dor lombar crônica inespecífica em trabalhadores de enfermagem. Métodos: Estudo transversal com 90 trabalhadores entre auxiliares, técnicos e enfermeiros. Dois instrumentos foram utilizados: o Work-Related Activities that may Contribute to Job-Related Pain and/or injury e Escala Visual Numé rica. Os dados foram analisados de forma descritiva e analítica, comparados por meio dos testes Qui-quadrado ou exato de Fischer, correlações de Pearson ou de Spearman e o Teste U de Mann-Whitney. O nível de significância adotado foi p0,05. Resultados: Las actividades laborales con mayor puntuaci ón de riesgo y asociadas al dolor lumbar incluyeron posturas inadecuadas con flexión y torsión de la columna y posiciones incómodas, esfuerzos físicos, como carga y movimiento de peso, condición física de continuar trabajando con dolor y al límite físico, relacionadas con las característic as del ambiente de trabajo y el tipo de tarea. El nivel promedio de intensidad del dolor fue moderado y con asociación estadísticamente significativa con algunas actividades. Conclusión: Se debe prestar atención a las actividades ergonómicas que predisponen episodios de dolor lumbar para orien tar cambios en los puestos de trabajo.Abstract Objective: To determine work acti...
Source: Acta Paulista de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Source Type: research

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Chronic low back pain (cLBP) is a major health problem and the most common pain condition among those aged 60  years or older in the US. Despite the development of pharmacological and nonpharmacological interve...
Source: Trials - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
Most cases of low back pain (LBP) are regarded as non-specific and current studies indicate that for many this is a chronic recurrent condition, in which people experience episodes of pain with symptom-free pe...
Source: Chiropractic and Osteopathy - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research
A rejection of its experimental pain drug Tuesday forced Nektar Therapeutics Inc. to dump the program. In a rare indisputable rejection, two Food and Drug Administration advisory committees voted 27-0 to recommend that the FDA not approve the San Francisco company's oxycodegol, a slow-acting opioid aimed at chronic lower back pain. The FDA isn't required to live by the advisory committees' recomme ndation, but six hours later Nektar (NASDAQ: NKTR) said it would withdraw its approval request and…
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Nektar Therapeutics said on Tuesday it was withdrawing the application for its opioid painkiller for adults with chronic low back pain, after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel unanimously voted against the drug's approval.
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Source: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Source Type: research
This study aimed to identify the effectiveness of breathing exercises and lumbar segmental exercises on the vital capacity of lumbar instability patients. METHOD: Fifty-nine patients suffering from chronic low back pain participated in this study. They were randomly divided into three groups: experiment group 1 performed breathing and segmental stabilization exercises (n= 20), experiment group 2 performed segmental stabilization exercises (n= 20), and the control group performed the modality treatment (n= 19). The measurements were assessed on vital capacity. RESULTS: The difference in the forced vital capacity, ma...
Source: Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil Source Type: research
a Cruz Diane Liu Eduardo Bruera Palliative care is seeing cancer patients earlier in the disease trajectory with a multitude of chronic issues. Chronic non-malignant pain (CNMP) in cancer patients is under-studied. In this prospective study, we examined the prevalence and management of CNMP in cancer patients seen at our supportive care clinic for consultation. We systematically characterized each pain type with the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) and documented current treatments. The attending physician made the pain diagnoses according to the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) task force classific...
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Independent advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday unanimously voted against Nektar Therapeutics' opioid painkiller for adults with chronic low back pain, sending the drug developer's shares down 12% in extended trading.
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Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Neurological Surgery Part A: Central European Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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