Jessica Martin

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Low-Dose Perineural Dexamethasone Prolongs Effects of Brachial Plexus Nerve Block

Low-Dose Perineural Dexamethasone Prolongs Effects of Brachial Plexus Nerve Block

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Low doses of perineural dexamethasone were shown to prolong the duration of ropivacaine brachial plexus nerve block analgesia.

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Relief in Military Populations

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Relief in Military Populations

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Electrical stimulation and a higher baseline pain score were shown to be associated with a higher chance of improved pain relief with acupuncture.

Hypertension in Chronic Pain: Risk Factors

Hypertension in Chronic Pain: Risk Factors

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In patients with chronic pain, comorbid hypertension may be mediated by reduced heart rate variability and spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity.

Neuropathy Associated With Adjuvant Chemotherapy: Characteristics

Neuropathy Associated With Adjuvant Chemotherapy: Characteristics

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Chronic pain following adjuvant chemotherapy with docetaxel or oxaliplatin may be solely account for by pure sensory neuropathy.

Opioid Prescriptions Following Common Surgeries: Optimal Durations

Opioid Prescriptions Following Common Surgeries: Optimal Durations

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Optimal opioid prescription durations following surgical procedures were shown to vary from 4 to 15 days, depending on the type of surgical procedure.

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