Surgical management of pectoralis major tears of the sternal origin because of seat belt trauma: a report of 2 cases - Orvets ND, Bhale R, Budge MD.

CASES: Two patients presented with medial chest pain and deformity after high-speed motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) in which they were restrained drivers. Physical examination revealed retraction of the pectoralis major from the sternum on resisted adductio...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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We describe diagnostic and therapeutic anesthesia blocks and ablative procedures targeting the zygomaticofacial and zygomaticotemporal nerves.
Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Anesthesia/TMJ Dysfunction/Facial Pain Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Increasing numbers of torture-survivors are presenting to UK healthcare services with persistent pain. However, there is a paucity of evidence surrounding the management of persistent pain among torture-survivors and their experience of healthc...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
This study is being conducted in accordance with the tenets of the Helsinki Declaration and has been approved by the authors ’ institutional review boardComit é Ético de Investigación Clínica del Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (approval number: HCB/2020/0549) and was registered on May 9, 2020, at clinicaltrials.gov (NCT04394169).
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: The incidence of chronic pain in pediatrics is substantial and is estimated to be around 20%. Orchialgia remains difficult and problematic to treat. Mental health diagnoses such as anxiety and depression are also significantly associated with chronic pain. Following consideration and implementation of steps for all these concerns, a diagnostic block and microsurgical denervation led to successful resolution of chronic testicular pain in a pediatric patient.PMID:34291422 | DOI:10.1007/s12630-021-02072-5
Source: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionOur technique is minimally invasive, safe, simple to perform, yielding excellent anatomic reduction of the fracture fragments.
Source: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Accid Anal Prev. 2021 Jun 25;159:106265. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2021.106265. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIMPORTANCE: The management of traffic injuries is challenging for clinicians. Knowledge about predictors of nonrecovery from traffic injuries may help to improve patient care.OBJECTIVE: To develop a prediction model for self-reported overall nonrecovery from traffic injuries six months post-collision in adults with incident traffic injuries including post-traumatic headache (PTH).DESIGN: Inception cohort studies of adults with incident traffic injuries (including PTH) injured in traffic collisions between November 1997 an...
Source: Accident; Analysis and Prevention. - Category: Accident Prevention Authors: Source Type: research
In conclusion, CRPS is a multifactorial condition that still requires further studying to better understand its pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetic involvement, psychological implications, and treatment options. Future studies are warranted to better understand this syndrome. This will provide an opportunity for better prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of CRPS.PMID:34165690 | DOI:10.1007/s40122-021-00279-4
Source: Pain Physician - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: The finding that longer TST shows larger symptom reductions is promising for PTSD patients who might not seek help for years following trauma. Higher baseline pain severity robustly predicted attenuated and slower response to all treatment conditions, suggesting a common neuropathologic substrate. Finally, in the current study, alcohol use did not impede the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for PTSD.Trial Registration: ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01524133.PMID:34133087 | DOI:10.4088/JCP.20m13752
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
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