The short-term effect of COVID-19 pandemic on disability, pain intensity, psychological status, and exercise habits in patients with chronic pain

ConclusionThe effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients with chronic pain were not apparent in the short-term.Clinical trail registration: UMIN000043174
Source: Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

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ConclusionsThe COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragility of the medical and social systems that supports families of children with LT-CCCs. These findings are consistent with previous literature that suggest that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the risk for child maltreatment. It additionally highlights the vulnerability of this patient population.
Source: Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
ConclusionVariations of pH occurred in the majority (79.7%) of patients admitted with COVID-19. The patients experienced all the type of acid –base disorders, notably metabolic and respiratory alkalosis were the most common alterations in this group of patients.
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
I’m an atheist, not a Buddhist but he had some relevant lessons for our times. Thich Nhat Hanh, poetic peace activist and master of mindfulness, dies at 95 Thich Nhat Hanh, the Zen Buddhist monk, poet and peace activist who in the 1960s came to prominence as an opponent of the Vietnam War, died on Saturday aged 95 surrounded by his followers in the temple where his spiritual journey began. www.reuters.com
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What to know about the battle over Fox Valley health care workers now playing out in court Health care staffing strains played out in the courtroom Friday morning. www.postcrescent.com A group of radiology techs and nurses tried to leave ThedaCare (Wisconsin healthcare system) after one of them saw a much better offer with Ascension Healthcare (another Wisconsin healthcare system). Each of these employees were employed at-will, meaning they were not under an obligation to stay at ThedaCare for a certain amount of time. A judge has now ruled... Read more
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Hi everyone, I am turning 34 soon (female) and I am two quarters from completing my masters in computer science with a 3.85 gpa. I have a job waiting in July thank goodness. In undergrad I had some mental health issues mainly depression that messed with my grades. So I needed up with a 3.32 cGPA and probably a 3.0 sGPA. I chose computer science because it is intellectually stimulating and as I developed psychosis from the long term depression (which is very well managed now) I didn’t... Read more
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AbstractAccurate staging and re-staging of cancer in children is crucial for patient management. Currently, children with a newly diagnosed cancer must undergo a series of imaging tests, which are stressful, time-consuming, partially redundant, expensive, and can require repetitive anesthesia. New approaches for pediatric cancer staging can evaluate the primary tumor and metastases in a single session. However, traditional one-stop imaging tests, such as CT and positron emission tomography (PET)/CT, are associated with considerable radiation exposure. This is particularly concerning for children because they are more sensi...
Source: Pediatric Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
In the season ’s premier of his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Maher continued to talk a lot about Covid-19, even though he claimed that “no one cares anymore.”
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