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541. Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic rotator cuff tendonitis (shoulder pain)

Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic rotator cuff tendonitis (shoulder pain) Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic rotator cuff tendonitis (shoulder pain) Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic rotator cuff tendonitis (shoulder pain) Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health 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 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health. Extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic rotator cuff tendonitis (shoulder pain) Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Issues in Emerging Health Technologies Issue 96 Part 3. 2007 Authors' objectives The aim of this bulletin is to provide an overview of extracorporeal shock wave treatment for chronic rotator cuff tendonitis (shoulder pain). Authors' conclusions The evidence reviewed

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2007

542. The efficacy of acupuncture in the management of chronic pain and in palliative care.

The efficacy of acupuncture in the management of chronic pain and in palliative care. The efficacy of acupuncture in the management of chronic pain and in palliative care. The efficacy of acupuncture in the management of chronic pain and in palliative care. Martinez Pecino F, Sola Arnau I, Betina Nishishinya Aquino M 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 Martinez Pecino F, Sola Arnau I, Betina Nishishinya Aquino M. The efficacy of acupuncture in the management of chronic pain and in palliative care. Seville: Andalusian Agency for Health Technology Assessment (AETSA). 2007 Authors' objectives The main aim of this review was to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture in the management of chronic pain and in palliative care. Project page URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Acupuncture Therapy; Chronic Disease

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2007

544. Review: intravenous and oral opioids reduce chronic non-cancer pain but are associated with high rates of constipation, nausea, and sleepiness

Review: intravenous and oral opioids reduce chronic non-cancer pain but are associated with high rates of constipation, nausea, and sleepiness Review: intravenous and oral opioids reduce chronic non-cancer pain but are associated with high rates of constipation, nausea, and sleepiness | 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 Review: intravenous and oral opioids reduce chronic non-cancer pain but are associated with high rates of constipation, nausea, and sleepiness Article Text Treatment Review

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2006

546. Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and side effects

Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and side effects Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and side effects Opioids for chronic noncancer pain: a meta-analysis of effectiveness and side effects Furlan A D, Sandoval J A, Mailis-Gagnon A, Tunks E CRD summary The review concluded that opioids are superior to placebo for pain relief and functional outcomes in all types of chronic noncancer pain; non-opioids are superior to weak opioids (...) for functional outcomes; strong opioids are superior to non-opioids for pain relief; and constipation and nausea occur more commonly with opioids. The conclusion appears reliable according to the evidence presented. Authors' objectives To determine the effects of opioids for chronic noncancer pain (CNCP) in comparison with placebo and other non-opioid drugs; to identify types of CNCP that respond better to opioids; and to determine the most common side-effects of opioid therapy for CNCP. Searching MEDLINE

DARE.2006

547. The value of a pantaloon cast test in surgical decision making for chronic low back pain patients: a systematic review of the literature supplemented with a prospective cohort study

The value of a pantaloon cast test in surgical decision making for chronic low back pain patients: a systematic review of the literature supplemented with a prospective cohort study The value of a pantaloon cast test in surgical decision making for chronic low back pain patients: a systematic review of the literature supplemented with a prospective cohort study The value of a pantaloon cast test in surgical decision making for chronic low back pain patients: a systematic review (...) and should be interpreted with caution. Authors' objectives To assess the value of the pantaloon cast test when selecting patients with chronic lower back pain (LBP) for lumbar fusion surgery or conservative management. Searching MEDLINE, Current Contents and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register were searched up to October 2003; the search terms were not reported. In addition, the reference lists of retrieved articles were screened for further studies. No restrictions were placed on the language

DARE.2006

548. Coxibs versus combination NSAID and PPI therapy for chronic pain: an exploration of the risks, benefits, and costs

Coxibs versus combination NSAID and PPI therapy for chronic pain: an exploration of the risks, benefits, and costs Coxibs versus combination NSAID and PPI therapy for chronic pain: an exploration of the risks, benefits, and costs Coxibs versus combination NSAID and PPI therapy for chronic pain: an exploration of the risks, benefits, and costs Hur C, Chan A T, Tramontano A C, Gazelle G S CRD summary This review compared cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors (coxibs) with non-selective non-steroidal anti (...) -inflammatory drugs plus a proton-pump inhibitor for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain. The authors concluded that coxibs provide comparable pain control and produce fewer gastrointestinal complications, although the risk of cardiovascular events is unknown. The presence of several methodological flaws in the review process mean that the reliability of these conclusions is unclear. Authors' objectives To compare the risks and benefits of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors (coxibs) with combined non

DARE.2006

549. Management of chronic (non-cancer) pain: organization of health services

Management of chronic (non-cancer) pain: organization of health services Management of chronic (non-cancer) pain: organization of health services Management of chronic (non-cancer) pain: organization of health services Dobkin P L, Boothroyd L J 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 Dobkin P L, Boothroyd L J. Management (...) of chronic (non-cancer) pain: organization of health services. Montreal: Agence d'evaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en sante (AETMIS). AETMIS 06-04. 2006 Authors' objectives This report addresses the following questions: 1) Is there any information from jurisdictions in or outside Canada on how health-care services for persons with chronic pain are organized, delivered and monitored, particularly if accompanied by data showing outcomes for patients? 2) Is there any research evidence

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2006

550. Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture treatment in patients with chronic neck pain

Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture treatment in patients with chronic neck pain Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture treatment in patients with chronic neck pain Cost-effectiveness of acupuncture treatment in patients with chronic neck pain Willich S N, Reinhold T, Selim D, Jena S, Brinkhaus B, Witt C M Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results (...) and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study examined the use of acupuncture in the treatment of chronic neck pain. Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population The study population comprised patients aged over 18 years who had a clinical diagnosis of chronic neck pain (greater than 6 months' duration). Setting The setting was primary care. The economic

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

551. Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain

Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain Pragmatic randomized trial evaluating the clinical and economic effectiveness of acupuncture for chronic low back pain Witt C M, Jena S, Selim D, Brinkhaus B, Reinhold T, Wruck K, Liecker B, Linde K, Wegscheider K, Willich S N Record Status This is a critical (...) abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study compared two treatment options for chronic low back pain, routine care alone and acupuncture in addition to routine care. Acupuncture was only administered using disposable one-time needles and manual

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

552. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain Schweikert B, Jacobi E, Seitz R, Cziske R, Ehlert A, Knab J, Leidl R Record Status This is a critical abstract (...) of the treatment. Source of funding Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Federation of the German Pension Insurance Institutes. Bibliographic details Schweikert B, Jacobi E, Seitz R, Cziske R, Ehlert A, Knab J, Leidl R. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of adding a cognitive behavioral treatment to the rehabilitation of chronic low back pain. Journal of Rheumatology 2006; 33(12): 2519-2526 PubMedID Other publications of related interest Because readers are likely

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

553. Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation versus vaginal uterosacral ligament resection in postmenopausal women with intractable midline chronic pelvic pain: a randomized study

Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation versus vaginal uterosacral ligament resection in postmenopausal women with intractable midline chronic pelvic pain: a randomized study Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation versus vaginal uterosacral ligament resection in postmenopausal women with intractable midline chronic pelvic pain: a randomized study Laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation versus vaginal uterosacral ligament resection in postmenopausal women with intractable midline chronic pelvic pain (...) of postmenopausal women with severe and intractable chronic pelvic pain (CPP). The method compared were laparoscopic uterine nerve ablation (LUNA) and vaginal uterosacral ligament resection (VUSR). These are characterised as minimally invasive pelvic denervations. Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population The study population comprised postmenopausal women suffering from severe midline pelvic pain for more than 6 months and who did not respond to common

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

554. Economic evaluation of Durogesic in moderate to severe, nonmalignant chronic pain in Germany

Economic evaluation of Durogesic in moderate to severe, nonmalignant chronic pain in Germany Economic evaluation of Durogesic in moderate to severe, nonmalignant chronic pain in Germany Economic evaluation of Durogesic in moderate to severe, nonmalignant chronic pain in Germany Greiner W, Lehmann K, Earnshaw S, Bug C, Sabatowski R Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary (...) of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study examined four long-acting opioids used for the treatment of moderate to severe nonmalignant chronic pain. These were transdermal fentanyl (TDF), transdermal buprenorphine (TDB), sustained-release morphine (SRM) and controlled-release oxycodone (CRO). TDF which was the main health technology evaluated in the current study. All

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

555. Efficacy of marijuana in treating chronic non cancer pain: a short review

Efficacy of marijuana in treating chronic non cancer pain: a short review Efficacy of marijuana in treating chronic non cancer pain: a short review Efficacy of marijuana in treating chronic non cancer pain: a short review WCB Evidence Based Practice Group 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 WCB Evidence Based Practice Group. Efficacy of marijuana (...) in treating chronic non cancer pain: a short review. Richmond: WorkSafe BC. 2006 Authors' objectives The objectives of this short systematic review are to answer following questions: Is cannabis or cannabinoid, natural or synthetic (including Marinol, Sativex, Cesamet) effective in treating chronic non cancer pain? Is there any new evidence to change the WorkSafeBC policy on marijuana use in treating chronic non cancer pain? Authors' conclusions At present, there is no evidence on the effectiveness

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2006

556. Intrathecal opioid therapy for chronic nonmalignant pain

Intrathecal opioid therapy for chronic nonmalignant pain Intrathecal opioid therapy for chronic nonmalignant pain Intrathecal opioid therapy for chronic nonmalignant pain 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 Intrathecal opioid therapy for chronic nonmalignant pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2006 Authors' objectives The goal (...) of intrathecal opioids delivered via implantable infusion pump is to provide effective pain relief in patients with chronic, intractable, nonmalignant pain, while limiting the adverse effects associated with long-term systemic administration of opioid drugs. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Analgesics, Opioid /administration& Pain /drug therapy; dosage Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2006

557. Facet blocks for chronic back pain

Facet blocks for chronic back pain Facet blocks for chronic back pain Facet blocks for chronic back pain 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 Facet blocks for chronic back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. Directory Publication. 2006 Authors' objectives Facet blocks can be considered a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure. Facet blocks using short-acting (...) local anesthetics can be used to diagnose facet (zygapophyseal) joint syndrome as the cause of chronic back pain. Facet blocks utilizing long acting local anesthetics, antiinflammatory agents such as corticosteroids, or nerve ablating techniques such as radiofrequency lesioning have been investigated for treatment of chronic back pain attributed to facet joint syndrome. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Back Pain /diagnosis

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2006

559. Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks

Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks | 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 Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture but did not differ from minimal (sham) acupuncture for chronic low back pain at 8 weeks Article Text Treatment Acupuncture was better than no acupuncture

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2006

560. Methods of Treating Chronic Pain</a>

Methods of Treating Chronic Pain Methods of Treating Chronic Pain We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Methods of Treating Chronic Pain Share: Reading time approx. 5 minutes This document was published more than 2 years ago. The nature of the evidence may have changed. Conclusions How Patients Experience Chronic Pain The research (...) on treating chronic pain unequivocally demonstrates a strong negative correlation between pain and quality of life, ie, pain reduction improves quality of life (Evidence Grade 1). Living with chronic pain requires a new orientation in life and the opportunity to talk about the experience (Evidence Grade 2). Patients with chronic pain are eager to retain their sense of dignity (Evidence Grade 1). Multimodal Rehabilitation The long-term impact of broad-based, coordinated rehabilitation programs, referred

Swedish Council on Technology Assessement2006