Sex-Specific Impact of Pain Severity, Insomnia, and Psychosocial Factors on Disability due to Spinal Degenerative Disease.

Conclusion: Insomnia was associated with disability in men, whereas aging and pain severity were associated with disability in women. Catastrophic thinking was not associated with disability in both sexes. PMID: 32454923 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research

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[Daily Trust] Persons living with disabilities in Kwali Area Council, FCT, at the weekend received palliatives from the federal government to help cushion the effect of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
What are some fellowships that people have considered to get out of full time EM. Things like US or EMS are mostly just attempts at getting specialized into academics, but realistically, you're still practicing emergency medicine. Can we compile a list of fellowships that help you get out - Please list pros, cons, career outlook and field saturation, lifestyle, compensation, work hours, career longevity, training length, fellowship competitiveness etc. Are pain and palliative the only two... Best Fellowships To Get Out Of EM
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: forums
Publication date: 1 December 2020Source: Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 167Author(s): Lasse F. Lui, Claudia Sassenrath, Stefan Pfattheicher
Source: Personality and Individual Differences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): D. Dewing, C. McGrory, W. de Mello
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Heike Künzel, Michael Kluge, Marcel Zeising, Jochen Schopohl, Alexander Yassouridis, Günther-Karl Stalla, Axel Steiger
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Shame and self-discrepancies both appear to play a crucial role in adjustment following an ABI. However, the relationship between shame and self-discrepancies needs more consideration to understand how these variables may interact to predict adjustment. PMID: 32615803 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
Authors: Sher L PMID: 32617596 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Southern Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: South Med J Source Type: research
Authors: Engels R, Graziani C, Higgins I, Thompson J, Kaplow R, Vettese TE, Massart A Abstract OBJECTIVES: Code status specifies the action that healthcare providers should take in the event of cardiac arrest. Studies have shown, however, that patients with do-not-resuscitate/do-not-intubate (DNR/DNI) orders have worse outcomes and do not consistently receive the standard of care. Several studies have demonstrated that physicians behave differently toward patients with DNR/DNI orders, but little research exists into whether DNR/DNI status affects the practice of other members of the care team. Our objective was to ...
Source: Southern Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: South Med J Source Type: research
“Fear, uncertainty, and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.” ~ Celestine Chua Uncertainty can be the glue for anxiety if you allow it. One thing can snowball into another and soon you are looking at the road ahead, absolutely dumbfounded about which way to go. It shakes us to our core; it disrupts our security, our stable foundation and makes us feel unsettled, even a bit lost. But can our lives change without uncertainty? I don’t believe they can. Two years ago, I found myself wondering: Is this all there is? The road I’ve been on is where I’ll stay; no passionate youthful ambitions...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Publishers Tiny Buddha anxiety change Passion Uncertainty Worry Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: The European Portuguese version of the FDI has very good internal consistency, good test-retest reliability, and construct validity when used in a sample of community adolescents with chronic pain. Implications for rehabilitation One of the most widely instruments used to assess functional disability is the Functional Disability Inventory (FDI), which in its original version has good psychometric properties and is recommended by the Pediatric Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials; However, the FDI has not been translated yet into European Portuguese language and its psychome...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Disabil Rehabil Source Type: research
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