Using PROMIS-29 to determine symptom burdens in the context of the Type 1 and 2 systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) model: a cross sectional study
CONCLUSION: PROMIS-29 similarities in patients with high Type 2 SLE, with and without active Type 1 SLE, demonstrate the challenges of using PROs to assess SLE inflammation. In conjunction with the Type 1 and 2 SLE model, however, PROMIS-29 identified distinct symptom patterns, suggesting that the model may help clinicians interpret PROs.PMID:38127169 | DOI:10.1186/s41687-023-00678-5 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 21, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Kai Sun Amanda M Eudy Nathaniel Harris David S Pisetsky Lisa G Criscione-Schreiber Rebecca E Sadun Jayanth Doss Megan E B Clowse Jennifer L Rogers Source Type: research

Dishonest Physician Reviews: Challenging Physician Online Reviews and the Appeals Process
The objective of this observational study was to determine the ability to challenge dishonest negative reviews online. Commonly used websites for physician reviews as of August 2021 were utilized: Healthgrades, Vitals, RateMDs, Zocdoc, Yelp, and Google Business. Each review platform's website was tested for leaving a physician review and process of appeal and possible removal of a negative review. The process for appeal and the steps involved in posting and appealing a review were determined, whether individuals are verified patients and criteria for verification, how physicians can respond, and the process of appealing fa...
Source: Pain Physician - December 21, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ria Malhotra Anika Reddy Rohan Jotwani Michael E Schatman Neel D Mehta Source Type: research

The Carolina hysterectomy cohort (CHC): a novel case series of reproductive-aged hysterectomy patients across 10 hospitals in the US south
CONCLUSION: This novel study design, a large EMR-based case series of hysterectomies linked to physician licensing data and manually abstracted data from unstructured clinical notes, enabled identification and characterization of a diverse reproductive-aged patient population more comprehensively than claims data would allow. In subsequent phases of this research, the CHC will leverage these rich clinical data to investigate multilevel drivers of hysterectomy in an ethnoracially, economically, and clinically diverse series of hysterectomy patients.PMID:38114962 | DOI:10.1186/s12905-023-02837-8 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 20, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Zakiya M Haji-Noor Joacy G Mathias Theo Gabriel Beltran Lauren G Anderson Mollie E Wood Annie Green Howard Sharon Peacock Hinton Kemi M Doll Whitney R Robinson Source Type: research

Cost-effectiveness of a second opinion program on spine surgeries: an economic analysis
CONCLUSION: After 2 years of treatment, the second opinion program demonstrated the potential for cost-offsets associated with improved quality of life.PMID:38115007 | PMC:PMC10731842 | DOI:10.1186/s12913-023-10405-x (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 20, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Eliane Antonioli Daniel Tavares Malheiro Vanessa Damazio Teich Isabela Dias Pai ão Miguel Cendoroglo Neto Mario Lenza Source Type: research

Grounding Guidelines in Ethics: Recommendations for Implementation in Practice
Pain Physician. 2023 Dec;26(7S):S1-S5.NO ABSTRACTPMID:38117464 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 20, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Megan K Applewhite Monica A Leyva James Giordano Source Type: research

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based, Consensus Guidelines for Prescription of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain from the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
CONCLUSION: These guidelines were developed based upon a comprehensive review of the literature, consensus among expert panelists, and in alignment with patient preferences, and shared decision-making so as to improve the long-term pain relief and function in patients with chronic non-cancer pain. Consequently, it was concluded - and herein recommended - that chronic opioid therapy should be provided in low doses with appropriate adherence monitoring and understanding of adverse events only to those patients with a proven medical necessity, and who exhibit stable improvement in both pain relief and activities of daily func...
Source: Pain Physician - December 20, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Laxmaiah Manchikanti Adam M Kaye Nebojsa Nick Knezevic James Giordano Megan K Applewhite Alexander Bautista Amol Soin Susan K Blank Mahendra R Sanapati Jay Karri Paul J Christo Alaa Abd-Elsayed Alan D Kaye Aaron Calodney Annu Navani Christopher G Gharibo Source Type: research

2023 Indices
Pain Physician. 2023 Dec;26(7S):S127-S156.NO ABSTRACTPMID:38117466 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 20, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: None Asipp Source Type: research

The Carolina hysterectomy cohort (CHC): a novel case series of reproductive-aged hysterectomy patients across 10 hospitals in the US south
CONCLUSION: This novel study design, a large EMR-based case series of hysterectomies linked to physician licensing data and manually abstracted data from unstructured clinical notes, enabled identification and characterization of a diverse reproductive-aged patient population more comprehensively than claims data would allow. In subsequent phases of this research, the CHC will leverage these rich clinical data to investigate multilevel drivers of hysterectomy in an ethnoracially, economically, and clinically diverse series of hysterectomy patients.PMID:38114962 | DOI:10.1186/s12905-023-02837-8 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 20, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Zakiya M Haji-Noor Joacy G Mathias Theo Gabriel Beltran Lauren G Anderson Mollie E Wood Annie Green Howard Sharon Peacock Hinton Kemi M Doll Whitney R Robinson Source Type: research

Cost-effectiveness of a second opinion program on spine surgeries: an economic analysis
CONCLUSION: After 2 years of treatment, the second opinion program demonstrated the potential for cost-offsets associated with improved quality of life.PMID:38115007 | DOI:10.1186/s12913-023-10405-x (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 20, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Eliane Antonioli Daniel Tavares Malheiro Vanessa Damazio Teich Isabela Dias Pai ão Miguel Cendoroglo Neto Mario Lenza Source Type: research

What Matters Most: The Documented Goals, Values and Motivators of Advanced Cancer Patients
CONCLUSIONS: Review of oncologist documented goals of care conversations using a prompt-based template allowed for characterization of the clinical context, therapy goals and motivators of advanced cancer patients. Communication of goals of care conversations by oncologists using a standardized prompt-based template within a centralized location has the potential to improve delivery of goal concordant care.PMID:38112439 | DOI:10.1177/10499091231223144 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 19, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ashley Aller Aida Shirazi Leon Pedell Andrea Altschuler Karen Hauser Megan Cheslock Jenny Wei Ali Duffens Hannah Whitehead Peggy Lim Jed Katzel Francisco Martinez Amy Lin Steve Aller Cynthia Aller Tyler Jones Sue May Yen Raymond Liu Source Type: research

Co-Occurrence of Prevalent Symptoms in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis - A Cross-Sectional Survey
Nephrol Nurs J. 2023 Nov-Dec;50(6):497-504.ABSTRACTPatients with chronic kidney disease undergoing hemodialysis generally have a significant symptom burden, which may interfere with their quality of life. The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence of fatigue, pain, anxiety, and depression in patients on hemodialysis and analyze their co-occurrence. A cross-sectional study used self-reported measures. A total of 242 patients aged 18 years or older were initially screened; 141 were included in the study; 129 answered the questionnaires (response rate 91%). Preva lences were 24.8% had moderate to severe fatigue, 38....
Source: Pain Physician - December 19, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Camilla Lykke Jonas S ørensen Ylian S Liem Inge Eidemak Sille Larsen Per Sj øgren Stig Molsted Louise Laursen Geana P Kurita Source Type: research

Dual-Targeted Therapy with Upadacitinib and Ustekinumab in Medically Complex Crohn's Disease
CONCLUSION: Based on our case series, combination therapy with UST and UPA may be effective and appears safe in refractory Crohn's disease and for patients with co-existing extraintestinal manifestations.PMID:38112840 | DOI:10.1007/s10620-023-08182-y (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 19, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Yusuke Miyatani David Choi Natalie K Choi David T Rubin Source Type: research

Optimizing burn wound procedural pain control, efficiency, and satisfaction through integrated nurse and physician education
Burns. 2023 Dec 12:S0305-4179(23)00258-9. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2023.12.002. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTHerein, we report the results of a quality improvement project (QI). Following a review of the burn unit practices, a nursing-led, physician supported educational intervention regarding optimal timing, dosage, and indication for medications used during hydrotherapy, including midazolam and opioids, was implemented. We hypothesized that such intervention would support improvement in both nurse and patient satisfaction with pain control management. Patients undergoing hydrotherapy were surveyed. Demographics, opioid dose...
Source: Pain Physician - December 19, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Zachary Fleishhacker Albert Pedroza Jia Ern Ong Nicolas Ronkar Isaac Weigel Trinity Janecek Sarah A Wellsandt Colette Galet Lucy Wibbenmeyer Source Type: research

Family Anesthesia Experience: Improving Social Support of Residents Through Education of Their Family and Friends
DISCUSSION: The FAX was well liked by participants. Although we did not assess specific knowledge gained and long-term effects of the 2022 event, evaluations of previous years' events suggest that the event improved participants' understanding of anesthesiology residents' work and stressors.PMID:38106624 | PMC:PMC10721742 | DOI:10.15766/mep_2374-8265.11370 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 18, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Susan M Martinelli Thanh N Tran Brooke A Chidgey Robert S Isaak Emily G Teeter Fei Chen Source Type: research

A comparison between transforaminal lumbar epidural injection performed under picture archiving and communication systems-based magnetic resonance imaging planning and injection under immediate X-ray guidance
CONCLUSION: Compared to immediate X-ray guided puncture, the puncture method using PACS for MRI planning shortened the transforaminal lumbar epidural injection procedure time and reduced the treatment costs without exposing the physician or patient to additional radiation, while there was no significant difference in the short-term clinical outcome or complication rate.PMID:38108165 | DOI:10.52312/jdrs.2023.1260 (Source: Pain Physician)
Source: Pain Physician - December 18, 2023 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Zhaokui Yan Guy Romeo Kenmegne Lixue Wu Xiaobing Pu Changchao Dong Gang Tan Hongyun Wo Chengwei Kang Source Type: research