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21. National clinical guideline for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic widespread pain

National clinical guideline for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic widespread pain National clinical guideline for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with chronic widespread pain Published by the Danish Health Authority, June 2018 NATIONAL CLINICAL GUIDELINE FOR THE ASSESSMENT, TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC WIDESPREAD PAIN Quick guide It is good practice to consider a patient with chronic widespread pain fully (...) diagnosed when relevant differential diagnoses have been excluded. The patient can be fully diagnosed based on the medical history, the symptoms, the duration and a physical examination. Chronic wide- spread pain is considered a condition with a wide variety of potential diagnosis designations. It is good practice to assess the overall functioning of the patient based on a bio-psycho- social conceptual framework. Good practice (consensus) It was not considered necessary to update the recommendation

Danish National Clinical Guidelines2018

22. Efficacy of adding interoceptive exposure to intensive interdisciplinary treatment for adolescents with chronic pain: a randomized controlled trial

Efficacy of adding interoceptive exposure to intensive interdisciplinary treatment for adolescents with chronic pain: a randomized controlled trial 29939961 2018 08 13 1872-6623 2018 Jun 21 Pain Pain Efficacy of adding interoceptive exposure to intensive interdisciplinary treatment for adolescents with chronic pain: a randomized controlled trial. 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001321 Fear of pain plays an important role in the maintenance of chronic pain. It may be reduced through exposure therapy (...) . This 2-arm parallel samples randomized controlled trial aimed to investigate whether interoceptive exposure (IE) therapy enhances reductions in fear of pain (primary outcome), pain (pain intensity, pain-related disability, and school absence), and emotional characteristics (anxiety and catastrophizing) when implemented as an adjunctive treatment in the context of intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment for pediatric chronic pain patients. N = 126 adolescents, aged 11 to 17 years, who were

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23. Proximal Medial Gastrocnemius Recession and Stretching Versus Stretching as Treatment of Chronic Plantar Heel Pain

Proximal Medial Gastrocnemius Recession and Stretching Versus Stretching as Treatment of Chronic Plantar Heel Pain 30132688 2018 08 22 1944-7876 2018 Aug 22 Foot & ankle international Foot Ankle Int Proximal Medial Gastrocnemius Recession and Stretching Versus Stretching as Treatment of Chronic Plantar Heel Pain. 1071100718794659 10.1177/1071100718794659 Plantar heel pain is a common disorder that can lead to substantial pain and disability. Gastrocnemius recession has been described (...) . The average forefoot plantar pressure for the operative group increased from 536 KPa (306-708) to 642 KPa (384-885) at follow-up ( P < .001). Proximal medial gastrocnemius recession with a stretching program was a safe and efficient method of treating chronic plantar heel pain. Level 1, randomized clinical trial. Molund Marius M 1 Section for Foot and Ankle Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Østfold Hospital, Grålum, Norway. Husebye Elisabeth Ellingsen EE 2 Section for Foot and Ankle Surgery

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24. Traditional and augmented reality mirror therapy for patients with chronic phantom limb pain (PACT study): results of a three-group, multicentre single-blind randomized controlled trial

Traditional and augmented reality mirror therapy for patients with chronic phantom limb pain (PACT study): results of a three-group, multicentre single-blind randomized controlled trial 30012007 2018 07 17 1477-0873 2018 Jul 01 Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil Traditional and augmented reality mirror therapy for patients with chronic phantom limb pain (PACT study): results of a three-group, multicentre single-blind randomized controlled trial. 269215518785948 10.1177/0269215518785948 (...) To compare the effects of traditional mirror therapy (MT), a patient-centred teletreatment (PACT) and sensomotor exercises without a mirror on phantom limb pain (PLP). Three-arm multicentre randomized controlled trial. Rehabilitation centres, hospital and private practices. Adult patients with unilateral lower limb amputation and average PLP intensity of at least 3 on the 0-10 Numeric Rating Scale (NRS). Subjects randomly received either four weeks of traditional MT followed by a teletreatment using

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25. Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chronic Pelvic Pain Chronic Pelvic Pain | Uroweb Guidelines › Chronic Pelvic Pain Chronic Pelvic Pain To access the pdfs & translations of individual guidelines, please as EAU member. Non-EAU members can view the web versions. To become an EAU member, click . EAU Central Office PO Box 30016 NL-6803 AA ARNHEM The Netherlands

European Association of Urology2018

26. Chronic pain after total knee arthroplasty

Chronic pain after total knee arthroplasty 30237904 2018 11 14 2058-5241 3 8 2018 Aug EFORT open reviews EFORT Open Rev Chronic pain after total knee arthroplasty. 461-470 10.1302/2058-5241.3.180004 Despite a good outcome for many patients, approximately 20% of patients experience chronic pain after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).Chronic pain after TKA can affect all dimensions of health-related quality of life, and is associated with functional limitations, pain-related distress, depression (...) , poorer general health and social isolation.In both clinical and research settings, the approach to assessing chronic pain after TKA needs to be in-depth and multidimensional to understand the characteristics and impact of this pain. Assessment of this pain has been inadequate in the past, but there are encouraging trends for increased use of validated patient-reported outcome measures.Risk factors for chronic pain after TKA can be considered as those present before surgery, intraoperatively

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27. Neural Tension Technique Improves Immediate Conditioned Pain Modulation in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Neural Tension Technique Improves Immediate Conditioned Pain Modulation in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial 29945245 2018 06 26 1526-4637 2018 Jun 25 Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.) Pain Med Neural Tension Technique Improves Immediate Conditioned Pain Modulation in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial. 10.1093/pm/pny115 To determine the immediate effect of neural tension technique (NTT) on conditioned pain modulation in patients with chronic (...) = 0.035, P = 0.852, ηp2 = 0.001], lateral flexions [F = 0.422, P = 0.519, ηp2 = 0.008], and rotations [F = 1.307 P = 0.258, ηp2 = 0.024]). Regarding CPM, intergroup interaction differences were found postintervention (P = 0.002) with a high effect size (d = 0.98). This study suggests that neural tension technique enhances immediate conditioned pain modulation in patients with chronic neck pain, but not pain intensity or cervical range of movement. Fernández-Carnero Josué J Motion in Brains Research

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28. The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) combined with group exercise treatment in subjects with chronic low back pain: a pilot randomized control trial

The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) combined with group exercise treatment in subjects with chronic low back pain: a pilot randomized control trial 29783893 2018 05 22 1477-0873 2018 May 01 Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) combined with group exercise treatment in subjects with chronic low back pain: a pilot randomized control trial. 269215518777881 10.1177/0269215518777881 To test the efficacy (...) of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in addition to group exercise on non-specific chronic low back pain. Double-blinded randomized control trial. Patients with non-specific chronic low back pain. A total of 35 subjects were recruited and allocated to real- or sham-tDCS followed by a group exercise protocol. Each patient underwent five sessions of brain stimulation followed by 10 sessions of group exercise. Subjects were evaluated before and after tDCS, after group exercise and one month after

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29. Should thoracic paravertebral blocks be used to prevent chronic postsurgical pain after breast cancer surgery? A systematic analysis of evidence in light of IMMPACT recommendations

Should thoracic paravertebral blocks be used to prevent chronic postsurgical pain after breast cancer surgery? A systematic analysis of evidence in light of IMMPACT recommendations 29794879 2018 06 22 1872-6623 2018 May 23 Pain Pain Should thoracic paravertebral blocks be used to prevent chronic postsurgical pain after breast cancer surgery? A systematic analysis of evidence in light of IMMPACT recommendations. 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001292 The role of thoracic paravertebral block (PVB (...) ) in preventing chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) after breast cancer surgery (BCS) has gained interest, but existing evidence is conflicting, and its methodological quality is unclear. This meta-analysis evaluates efficacy of PVB, compared with Control group, in preventing CPSP after BCS, in light of the Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials (IMMPACT) recommendations. Electronic databases were searched for randomized trials comparing PVB with Control group for CPSP

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30. Neurophysiological Pain Education for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Neurophysiological Pain Education for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 29443723 2018 07 05 1536-5409 34 8 2018 Aug The Clinical journal of pain Clin J Pain Neurophysiological Pain Education for Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. 778-786 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000594 To evaluate the effect of neurophysiological pain education (NPE) for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). A systematic search was performed (...) in 6 electronic databases. Eligible randomized-controlled trials were those with at least 50 % of patients with CLBP and in which NPE was compared with no intervention or usual care. Methodological quality was assessed independently by 2 of the authors using the Cochrane Collaboration Risk of Bias Tool. The effect of NPE was summarized in a random effect meta-analysis for pain, disability, and behavioral attitudes. Effect was estimated as weighted mean difference (WMD) if outcomes were on the same

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31. Chronic pain

Chronic pain Top results for chronic pain - Trip Database or use your Google+ account Find evidence fast My query is: English Français Deutsch Čeština Español Magyar Svenska ALL of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document ANY of these words: Title only Anywhere in the document This EXACT phrase: Title only Anywhere in the document EXCLUDING words: Title only Anywhere in the document Timeframe: to: Combine searches by placing the search numbers in the top search box and pressing (...) the search button. An example search might look like (#1 or #2) and (#3 or #4) Loading history... Population: Intervention: Comparison: Outcome: Population: Intervention: Latest & greatest articles for chronic pain The Trip Database is a leading resource to help health professionals find trustworthy answers to their clinical questions. Users can access the latest research evidence and guidance to answer their clinical questions. We have a large collection of systematic reviews, clinical guidelines

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32. Transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for severe chronic low back pain

Transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for severe chronic low back pain T T r ransaxial interbody lumbosacr ansaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for al fusion for se sev vere chronic low back pain ere chronic low back pain Interventional procedures guidance Published: 25 July 2018 nice.org.uk/guidance/ipg620 Y Y our responsibility our responsibility This guidance represents the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. When exercising their judgement (...) (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 1 of 41 1 Recommendations Recommendations 1.1 Evidence on the safety of transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for severe chronic low back pain shows that there are serious but well-recognised complications. Evidence on efficacy is adequate in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure may be used provided that standard arrangements are in place for clinical governance, consent and audit. 1.2 This procedure should only

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Interventional Procedures2018

33. MRI versus laparoscopy to diagnose the main causes of chronic pelvic pain in women: a test-accuracy study and economic evaluation

MRI versus laparoscopy to diagnose the main causes of chronic pelvic pain in women: a test-accuracy study and economic evaluation MRI versus laparoscopy to diagnose the main causes of chronic pelvic pain in women: a test-accuracy study and economic evaluation Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website (...) search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} MRI does not add value to information already gained from history, examination and ultrasound about idiopathic chronic pain and was never a cost-effective option compared with laparoscopy. {{author}} {{($index , , , , , , , , , , , & . Khalid S Khan 1 , Konstantinos Tryposkiadis 2 , Seema A Tirlapur 1 , Lee J Middleton 2 , Andrew J Sutton 3, 4 , Lee Priest 2

NIHR HTA programme2018

34. Treatment of Chronic Pain With Various Buprenorphine Formulations: A Systematic Review of Clinical Studies

Treatment of Chronic Pain With Various Buprenorphine Formulations: A Systematic Review of Clinical Studies 29239947 2018 07 20 1526-7598 127 2 2018 Aug Anesthesia and analgesia Anesth. Analg. Treatment of Chronic Pain With Various Buprenorphine Formulations: A Systematic Review of Clinical Studies. 529-538 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002718 Clinical studies demonstrate that buprenorphine is a pharmacologic agent that can be used for the treatment of various types of painful conditions. This study (...) investigated the efficacy of 5 different types of buprenorphine formulations in the chronic pain population. The literature was reviewed on PubMed/MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Database, clinicaltrials.gov, and PROSPERO that dated from inception until June 30, 2017. Using the population, intervention, comparator, and outcomes method, 25 randomized controlled trials were reviewed involving 5 buprenorphine formulations in patients with chronic pain: intravenous buprenorphine, sublingual buprenorphine, sublingual

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35. Perioperative lidocaine infusions for the prevention of chronic postsurgical pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy and safety

Perioperative lidocaine infusions for the prevention of chronic postsurgical pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy and safety 29757886 2018 08 16 1872-6623 159 9 2018 Sep Pain Pain Perioperative lidocaine infusions for the prevention of chronic postsurgical pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy and safety. 1696-1704 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001273 Chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) occurs in 12% of surgical populations and is a high priority for perioperative (...) of procedure-related pain at 3 months or longer after surgery. The secondary outcomes of pain intensity, adverse safety events, and local anesthetic toxicity were also assessed. Six trials from 4 countries (n = 420) were identified. Chronic postsurgical pain incidence was consistent with existing epidemiological data. Perioperative lidocaine infusions significantly reduced the primary outcome (odds ratio, 0.29; 95% confidence interval, 0.18-0.48), although the difference in intensity of CPSP assessed

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36. Prospective Randomized Trial of Electrolysis for Chronic Plantar Heel Pain

Prospective Randomized Trial of Electrolysis for Chronic Plantar Heel Pain 29771148 2018 05 17 1944-7876 2018 May 01 Foot & ankle international Foot Ankle Int Prospective Randomized Trial of Electrolysis for Chronic Plantar Heel Pain. 1071100718773998 10.1177/1071100718773998 Chronic plantar heel pain (CPHP) is a common condition with high prevalence rates and a projected cost of treatment of US$192 to US$376 million. There are several therapeutic approaches and there is increased interest (...) in treatments aimed at the regeneration of tissues with poor healing potential. Our purpose was to investigate the effectiveness of ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle electrolysis in chronic plantar heel pain. A total of 73 patients with a clinical and ultrasonographic diagnosis of plantar heel pain unrelated to systemic inflammatory disease who had not received any other treatment in the previous 6 months on the affected foot were randomly allocated to receive either ultrasound-guided percutaneous

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37. Effects of Electroacupuncture on Opioid Consumption in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Effects of Electroacupuncture on Opioid Consumption in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial 29893942 2018 06 12 1526-4637 2018 Jun 08 Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.) Pain Med Effects of Electroacupuncture on Opioid Consumption in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. 10.1093/pm/pny113 To evaluate the efficacy and safety of electroacupuncture in reducing opioid consumption in patients with chronic (...) musculoskeletal pain. A randomized, participant-assessor-blinded, three-arm trial. Participants from three pain clinics and from the public. One hundred and eight adults with chronic pain who were taking opioids. All participants received pain and medication management education. Participants were randomly allocated to electroacupuncture (N = 48), sham electroacupuncture (N = 29), or education alone (N = 31) to receive relevant treatment for 12 weeks. The last group received electroacupuncture during

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38. The effectiveness of 12 weeks of Pilates intervention on disability, pain and kinesiophobia in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial

The effectiveness of 12 weeks of Pilates intervention on disability, pain and kinesiophobia in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial 29651872 2018 04 13 1477-0873 2018 Apr 01 Clinical rehabilitation Clin Rehabil The effectiveness of 12 weeks of Pilates intervention on disability, pain and kinesiophobia in patients with chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. 269215518768393 10.1177/0269215518768393 To assess the effectiveness of 12 weeks of Pilates (...) practice on disability, pain and kinesiophobia in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain. This is a randomized controlled trial. This study was conducted in the university laboratory. A total of 64 participants with chronic non-specific low back pain were included. Participants were randomly allocated to intervention group consisted in Pilates intervention during 12 weeks ( n = 32) or control group who received no treatment ( n = 32). Disability, pain and kinesiophobia were assessed by Roland

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39. Kinesio taping reduces elbow pain during resisted wrist extension in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis: a randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study

Kinesio taping reduces elbow pain during resisted wrist extension in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis: a randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study 29921250 2018 06 28 1471-2474 19 1 2018 Jun 19 BMC musculoskeletal disorders BMC Musculoskelet Disord Kinesio taping reduces elbow pain during resisted wrist extension in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis: a randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study. 193 10.1186/s12891-018-2118-3 Lateral epicondylitis is frequently seen (...) in racquet sport players and the treatments are usually symptomatic rather than curative. Taping therapy is cheap and easy to apply in the sport field. In this study we valued the effectiveness of Kinesio taping (KT) on immediate pain control for patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis. We conducted a randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study with 15 patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis. All participants received two taping sessions in a random order with a 3-day interval in between: one

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40. Hypnosis Enhances the Effects of Pain Education in Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Hypnosis Enhances the Effects of Pain Education in Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial 29654980 2018 06 16 1528-8447 2018 Apr 11 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society J Pain Hypnosis Enhances the Effects of Pain Education in Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial. S1526-5900(18)30124-X 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.03.013 The potential benefits of combining pain education (PE) with clinical (...) hypnosis (CH) has not yet been investigated in individuals with chronic pain. A total of 100 patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain were randomized to receive either: 1) PE alone, or 2) PE with CH. Outcomes were collected by a blinded assessor at 2 weeks and 3 months after randomization. The primary outcomes were average pain intensity, worst pain intensity (both assessed with 11-point numeric rating scales), and disability (24-item Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire) at 2 weeks. At 2

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