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501. Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, interferential current, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, and thermotherapy.

Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, interferential current, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, and thermotherapy. 18164470 2007 12 31 2008 03 14 2007 12 31 1529-9430 8 1 2008 Jan-Feb The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society Spine J Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, interferential current, electrical muscle stimulation (...) , ultrasound, and thermotherapy. 226-33 10.1016/j.spinee.2007.10.022 The management of chronic low back pain (CLBP) has proven to be very challenging in North America, as evidenced by its mounting socioeconomic burden. Choosing among available nonsurgical therapies can be overwhelming for many stakeholders, including patients, health providers, policy makers, and third-party payers. Although all parties share a common goal and wish to use limited health-care resources to support interventions most likely

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502. Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with spinal manipulation and mobilization.

Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with spinal manipulation and mobilization. 18164469 2007 12 31 2008 03 14 2007 12 31 1529-9430 8 1 2008 Jan-Feb The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society Spine J Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with spinal manipulation and mobilization. 213-25 10.1016/j.spinee.2007.10.023 The management of chronic low back pain (CLBP) has proven very challenging in North America, as evidenced by its (...) commonly used nonsurgical approaches to CLBP, the North American Spine Society has sponsored this special focus issue of The Spine Journal, titled Evidence Informed Management of Chronic Low Back Pain Without Surgery. Articles in this special focus issue were contributed by leading spine practitioners and researchers, who were invited to summarize the best available evidence for a particular intervention and encouraged to make this information accessible to nonexperts. Each of the articles contains

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503. Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with prolotherapy.

Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with prolotherapy. 18164468 2007 12 31 2008 03 14 2007 12 31 1529-9430 8 1 2008 Jan-Feb The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society Spine J Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with prolotherapy. 203-12 10.1016/j.spinee.2007.10.021 The management of chronic low back pain (CLBP) has proven to be very challenging in North America, as evidenced by its mounting socioeconomic burden. Choosing among (...) , the North American Spine Society has sponsored this special focus issue of The Spine Journal, titled Evidence-Informed Management of Chronic Low Back Pain Without Surgery. Articles in this special focus issue were contributed by leading spine practitioners and researchers, who were invited to summarize the best available evidence for a particular intervention and encouraged to make this information accessible to nonexperts. Each of the articles contains five sections (description, theory, evidence

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504. Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with traction therapy

Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with traction therapy 18164471 2007 12 31 2008 03 14 2007 12 31 1529-9430 8 1 2008 Jan-Feb The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society Spine J Evidence-informed management of chronic low back pain with traction therapy. 234-42 10.1016/j.spinee.2007.10.025 The management of chronic low back pain (CLBP) has proven to be very challenging in North America, as evidenced by its mounting socioeconomic burden. Choosing (...) to CLBP, the North American Spine Society has sponsored this special focus issue of The Spine Journal, titled Evidence-Informed Management of Chronic Low Back Pain Without Surgery. Articles in this special focus issue were contributed by leading spine practitioners and researchers, who were invited to summarize the best available evidence for a particular intervention and encouraged to make this information accessible to nonexperts. Each of the articles contains five sections (description, theory

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505. Patellar taping and bracing for the treatment of chronic knee pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Patellar taping and bracing for the treatment of chronic knee pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis 18163413 2008 01 21 2008 03 06 2011 11 17 0004-3591 59 1 2008 Jan 15 Arthritis and rheumatism Arthritis Rheum. Patellar taping and bracing for the treatment of chronic knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 73-83 10.1002/art.23242 To evaluate the evidence for patellar taping and bracing in the management of chronic knee pain. Randomized or quasi-randomized studies assessing (...) patellar taping or bracing effects on chronic knee pain were sourced from 7 electronic databases (to November 2006), and assessed using the Physiotherapy Evidence Database scale. Weighted mean differences were determined, and pooled estimates of taping and bracing effects were obtained using random-effects models. Of 16 eligible trials, 13 investigated patellar taping or bracing effects in individuals with anterior knee pain, and 3 investigated taping effects in individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA

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506. Patellar taping and bracing for the treatment of chronic knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Patellar taping and bracing for the treatment of chronic knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis Patellar taping and bracing for the treatment of chronic knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis Patellar taping and bracing for the treatment of chronic knee pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis Warden S J, Hinman R S, Watson M A, Avin K G, Bialocerkowski A E, Crossley K M CRD summary The authors concluded that medially directed tape reduced chronic knee pain (...) , but that there was limited evidence for patellar bracing. This was a generally well-conducted review. The authors' conclusions were appropriately cautious given the heterogeneity between studies and the presence of significant publication bias. Authors' objectives To determine the effectiveness of patellar taping and bracing in the treatment of chronic knee pain. Searching MEDLINE (1980-November 2006), CINAHL (1982-November 2006), ISI Web of Knowledge (1980-November 2006), SPORTDiscus (1980-November 2006), Evidence

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507. Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain: economic evaluation

Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain: economic evaluation Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain: economic evaluation Randomised controlled trial of Alexander technique lessons, exercise, and massage (ATEAM) for chronic and recurrent back pain: economic evaluation Hollinghurst S, Sharp D, Ballard K, Barnett J, Beattie (...) with chronic or recurrent non-specific back pain. The authors concluded that the combination of six lessons in the Alexander technique and exercise was the most effective and cost-effective intervention. The methodology was satisfactory and the results were well reported. The authors' conclusions are robust and appropriate. Type of economic evaluation Cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-utility analysis Study objective The objective was to compare the cost-effectiveness of the Alexander technique, massage

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2008

509. Antipsychotics useful as add-on therapy for acute and chronic pain

Antipsychotics useful as add-on therapy for acute and chronic pain PEARLS Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations PEARLS are succinct summaries of Cochrane Systematic Reviews for primary care practitioners. They Antipsychotics useful as add-on therapy for acute and chronic pain Clinical question How effective are antipsychotics for acute and chronic pain in adults? Bottom line The review suggests that antipsychotics may be useful as addon therapy for acute and chronic pain. Five of 11 (...) trials showed beneficial effects of antipsychotics in the treatment of acute and chronic pain. Quantitative analysis showed a significant reduction of mean pain intensity after administration of the antipsychotic compared to placebo or another active compound. Caveat Results for antipsychotics in the treatment of different painful conditions were mixed, and most sample sizes in the reviewed trials were small (only one trial included more than 200 participants). Any benefits of antipsychotics have

Cochrane PEARLS2008

510. Ziconotide (Prialt®) for the intrathecal treatment of severe, chronic pain

Ziconotide (Prialt®) for the intrathecal treatment of severe, chronic pain Ziconotide (Prialt®) for the intrathecal treatment of severe, chronic pain Ziconotide (Prialt®) for the intrathecal treatment of severe, chronic pain All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG (...) ). Ziconotide (Prialt®) for the intrathecal treatment of severe, chronic pain. Penarth: All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC), secretariat of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG). AWMSG Secretariat Assessment Report Advice No. 0708. 2008 Authors' conclusions Ziconotide (Prialt) is not recommended for the treatment of severe, chronic pain in patients who require intrathecal (IT) analgesia. Key factor influencing the recommendation: The case for cost effectiveness of ziconotide

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2008

511. Systematic review of dexketoprofen in acute and chronic pain

Systematic review of dexketoprofen in acute and chronic pain Systematic review of dexketoprofen in acute and chronic pain Systematic review of dexketoprofen in acute and chronic pain Moore R A, Barden J CRD summary This generally well-conducted review concluded that dexketoprofen mediation was associated with a reduction in acute and chronic pain compared with placebo, and at least equivalent efficacy to comparator analgesics, with no difference in adverse event withdrawal. No conclusions could (...) be drawn about serious adverse events such as gastrointestinal bleeding or cardiovascular events. This conclusion is likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess the efficacy and safety of dexketoprofen on the reduction of acute and chronic pain. Searching PubMed and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched up to October 2008. Search terms were reported. Reference lists of retrieved publications were screened. The manufacturers, Menarini, were also contacted for published

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512. The H-Wave device is an effective and safe non-pharmacological analgesic for chronic pain: a meta-analysis

The H-Wave device is an effective and safe non-pharmacological analgesic for chronic pain: a meta-analysis The H-Wave device is an effective and safe non-pharmacological analgesic for chronic pain: a meta-analysis The H-Wave device is an effective and safe non-pharmacological analgesic for chronic pain: a meta-analysis Blum K, Chen A L, Chen T J, Prihoda T J, Schoolfield J, DiNubile N, Waite R L, Arcuri V, Kerner M, Braverman E R, Rhoades P, Tung H CRD summary The review authors concluded (...) that the H-Wave device had a moderate to strong beneficial effect on relieving pain, reducing pain medication use and increasing functionality, in patients with chronic soft tissue inflammation or neuropathic pain. Given limitations of the review methodology and reporting, it is not possible to determine whether the results are reliable. Authors' objectives To determine the safety and efficacy of the H-Wave device in chronic soft tissue inflammation and neuropathic pain. Searching A search for studies

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513. Topical or oral ibuprofen for chronic knee pain in older people. The TOIB study

Topical or oral ibuprofen for chronic knee pain in older people. The TOIB study Topical or oral ibuprofen for chronic knee pain in older people. The TOIB study Topical or oral ibuprofen for chronic knee pain in older people. The TOIB study Underwood M, Ashby D, Carnes D, Castelnuovo E, Cross P, Harding G, Hennessy E, Letley L, Martin J, Mt-Isa S, Parsons S, Spencer A, Vickers M, Whyte K Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member (...) of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Underwood M, Ashby D, Carnes D, Castelnuovo E, Cross P, Harding G, Hennessy E, Letley L, Martin J, Mt-Isa S, Parsons S, Spencer A, Vickers M, Whyte K. Topical or oral ibuprofen for chronic knee pain in older people. The TOIB study. Health Technology Assessment 2008; 12(22): 1-176 Authors' objectives The objective of the study was to determine whether GPs should advise their older patients with chronic

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2008

515. Multidisciplinary treatment for chronic pain: a systematic review of interventions and outcomes

Multidisciplinary treatment for chronic pain: a systematic review of interventions and outcomes Multidisciplinary treatment for chronic pain: a systematic review of interventions and outcomes Multidisciplinary treatment for chronic pain: a systematic review of interventions and outcomes Scascighini L, Toma V, Dober-Spielmann S, Sprott H CRD summary This systematic review concluded that multidisciplinary pain programmes were effective, although it was not known which programme components were (...) important or whether all patients would benefit from all components. This was generally a well-conducted review and the authors' conclusions followed from the evidence presented. But, the poor quality of the included studies limited the reliability of the conclusions. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of multidisciplinary treatments for chronic pain. Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE, PEDro, PSYCINFO, PSYNDEX and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched up to September

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516. Are physiotherapy exercises effective in reducing chronic low back pain?

Are physiotherapy exercises effective in reducing chronic low back pain? Are physiotherapy exercises effective in reducing chronic low back pain? Are physiotherapy exercises effective in reducing chronic low back pain? Lewis A, Morris M E, Walsh C CRD summary This review concluded that physiotherapy exercise programmes were effective in reducing chronic low back pain, but that there was no consensus for the superiority of any specific technique or exercise format. Lack study details and effect (...) sizes limited interpretation of the results presented, so the authors' conclusions might not be reliable. Authors' objectives To determine the effectiveness of physiotherapy exercises in reducing chronic low back pain. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, PEDro and Web of Science were searched up to the end of May 2006. Search terms were reported. Reference lists of relevant articles were also searched. Only papers published in English were included

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517. Surgical versus non-surgical treatment of chronic low back pain: a meta-analysis of randomised trials

Surgical versus non-surgical treatment of chronic low back pain: a meta-analysis of randomised trials Surgical versus non-surgical treatment of chronic low back pain: a meta-analysis of randomised trials Surgical versus non-surgical treatment of chronic low back pain: a meta-analysis of randomised trials Ibrahim T, Tleyjeh IM, Gabbar O CRD summary This largely well-conducted review concluded that compared to non-surgical treatment, surgical fusion may improve Oswestry Disability Index scores (...) in patients with chronic low back pain, but was associated with a high risk of complications. The authors' cautious conclusion accurately reflects the limited evidence presented, and is likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of surgical fusion compared to non-surgical intervention for the treatment of chronic low back pain. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Science Citation Index and Cochrane Registry of Clinical Trials (search dates spanned 1966 to 2005) were searched

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518. What percentage of chronic nonmalignant pain patients exposed to chronic opioid analgesic therapy develop abuse/addiction and/or aberrant drug-related behaviors? A structured evidence-based review

What percentage of chronic nonmalignant pain patients exposed to chronic opioid analgesic therapy develop abuse/addiction and/or aberrant drug-related behaviors? A structured evidence-based review What percentage of chronic nonmalignant pain patients exposed to chronic opioid analgesic therapy develop abuse/addiction and/or aberrant drug-related behaviors? A structured evidence-based review What percentage of chronic nonmalignant pain patients exposed to chronic opioid analgesic therapy develop (...) abuse/addiction and/or aberrant drug-related behaviors? A structured evidence-based review Fishbain DA, Cole B, Lewis J, Rosomoff HL, Rosomoff RS CRD summary The review concluded that chronic opioid analgesic therapy exposure will lead to abuse/addiction in a small percentage of chronic pain patients, but a larger percentage will demonstrate aberrant drug-related behaviours and illicit drug use. The wide variation of drugs, populations and study designs used in the included studies means the authors

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519. Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response enhanced CBT gains in chronic pain

Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response enhanced CBT gains in chronic pain Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response enhanced CBT gains in chronic pain | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main (...) menu Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response enhanced CBT gains in chronic pain Article Text Treatment Therapeutic Interactive Voice Response enhanced CBT gains in chronic pain Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric data available for this article. Request permissions If you wish to reuse any or all

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520. Laparoscopic appendicectomy reduced chronic right lower-quadrant abdominal pain more than sham intervention

Laparoscopic appendicectomy reduced chronic right lower-quadrant abdominal pain more than sham intervention Laparoscopic appendicectomy reduced chronic right lower-quadrant abdominal pain more than sham intervention | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search (...) for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Laparoscopic appendicectomy reduced chronic right lower-quadrant abdominal pain more than sham intervention Article Text Therapeutics Laparoscopic appendicectomy reduced chronic right lower-quadrant abdominal pain more than sham intervention Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric data available

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