Pain Intensity

Sleep Quality May Mediate the Association Between Pain and PTSD Symptom Severity in Youth With Chronic Pain

Sleep Quality May Mediate the Association Between Pain and PTSD Symptom Severity in Youth With Chronic Pain

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Greater severity of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms may be associated with higher levels of pain intensity and pain interference in pediatric patients with chronic pain, and this relationship may be partly mediated by sleep quality.

PTSD Symptoms and Patient-Related Outcomes in Chronic Pain

PTSD Symptoms and Patient-Related Outcomes in Chronic Pain

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Patients with chronic pain and ≥1 posttraumatic stress disorder symptom, particularly numbness or detachment, have poor pain-related outcomes.

New Pain Assessment Tool Validated in Critically Ill Patients

New Pain Assessment Tool Validated in Critically Ill Patients

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The Behavior Pain Assessment Tool is a brief, reliable, and valid tool for assessing pain in critically ill adults and in patients who cannot self-report pain.

Is Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia Lessened by Switching to Buprenorphine?

Is Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia Lessened by Switching to Buprenorphine?

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Changes in several measures of pain in patients suspected of opioid-induced hyperalgesia were observed after transitioning from opioids to buprenorphine.

Sleep Quality Linked With Postoperative Pain Intensity In Children

Sleep Quality Linked With Postoperative Pain Intensity In Children

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An association was found between sleep quality and next-day pain intensity in children undergoing major surgery.

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