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3201. Comparison of hemodynamics, recovery profile, and early postoperative pain control and costs of remifentanil versus alfentanil-based total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA)

Comparison of hemodynamics, recovery profile, and early postoperative pain control and costs of remifentanil versus alfentanil-based total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) Comparison of hemodynamics, recovery profile, and early postoperative pain control and costs of remifentanil versus alfentanil-based total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) Comparison of hemodynamics, recovery profile, and early postoperative pain control and costs of remifentanil versus alfentanil-based total intravenous (...) profiles and postoperative pain. The primary outcomes related to haemodynamics were heart rate, mean arterial pressure, partial oxygen saturation and respiratory rate. Recovery profiles were time to extubation, time to spontaneous eye opening, and response to verbal command (time). Postoperative pain was measured using a visual analogue scale (VAS) at 30 and 60 minutes after extubation. The number of patients with postoperative nausea and vomiting and the number requiring analgesics were also assessed

2002 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

3202. Cost-effectiveness of lumbar spine radiography in primary care patients with low back pain

Cost-effectiveness of lumbar spine radiography in primary care patients with low back pain Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2002 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

3203. Treatment of chronic pain by using intrathecal drug therapy compared with conventional pain therapies: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Treatment of chronic pain by using intrathecal drug therapy compared with conventional pain therapies: a cost-effectiveness analysis Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2002 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

3204. Cost-efficacy of rofecoxib versus acetaminophen for preventing pain after ambulatory surgery

Cost-efficacy of rofecoxib versus acetaminophen for preventing pain after ambulatory surgery Cost-efficacy of rofecoxib versus acetaminophen for preventing pain after ambulatory surgery Cost-efficacy of rofecoxib versus acetaminophen for preventing pain after ambulatory surgery Issioui T, Klein K W, White P F, Watcha M F, Skrivanek G D, Jones S B, Hu J, Marple B F, Ing C Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each (...) prospectively from the same patient sample as that used in the effectiveness analysis. Study sample Power calculations were used to determine the sample size. It was estimated that 35 patients would be required in each of the four groups when assuming the following: the log transformation of the mean and standard deviation of the peak pain score in the placebo group would be similar to a published study; a relative reduction of 33% in the peak verbal pain score rating was of clinical importance; a type I

2002 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

3205. Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of a disability prevention model for back pain management: a six year follow up study

Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of a disability prevention model for back pain management: a six year follow up study Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of a disability prevention model for back pain management: a six year follow up study Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis of a disability prevention model for back pain management: a six year follow up study Loisel P, Lemaire J, Poitras S, Durand M-J, Champagne F, Stock S, Diallo B, Tremblay C 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 Sherbrooke model of management for subacute occupational back pain was examined. This model combined both experimental occupational and experimental clinical rehabilitation components. The two components

2002 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

3206. Widespread musculoskeletal pain and the progression of disability in older disabled women. (Abstract)

Widespread musculoskeletal pain and the progression of disability in older disabled women. Widespread musculoskeletal pain is a poorly understood but common problem in older adults. Little is known about the progression of disability related to this condition.To determine whether widespread musculoskeletal pain increases the risk for worsening disability in older women with disabilities.Prospective cohort study.The Women's Health and Aging Study.1002 community-dwelling women 65 years of age (...) or older with disability.Widespread musculoskeletal pain was defined as pain in the upper and lower extremities and axial pain with moderate or severe pain in at least one of the three regions. Worsening disability was defined as progression from no or mild difficulty to severe difficulty or inability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), walk one-quarter mile, or lift 10 lbs.At baseline, 24% of participants had widespread pain and 25% had no pain or only mild pain in a single site. Women

2001 Annals of Internal Medicine

3207. [Chronic pain and other symptoms following treatment of breast cancer]. (Abstract)

[Chronic pain and other symptoms following treatment of breast cancer]. 10895467 2001 12 04 2013 11 21 0012-7183 114 1 1998 Duodecim; laaketieteellinen aikakauskirja Duodecim [Chronic pain and other symptoms following treatment of breast cancer]. 52-4 Tasmuth T T HYKS:n kirurgian klinikka, Helsinki. von Smitten K K Blomqvist C C Kalso E E fin Clinical Trial Journal Article Randomized Controlled Trial Rintasyövän hoitojen jälkeinen krooninen kipu ja muut oireet. Finland Duodecim 0373207 0012 (...) -7183 0 Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic 1806D8D52K Amitriptyline IM Amitriptyline adverse effects therapeutic use Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic adverse effects therapeutic use Breast Neoplasms complications therapy Cross-Over Studies Double-Blind Method Female Humans Pain Measurement Pain, Intractable drug therapy etiology psychology Quality of Life 2000 7 15 2002 1 5 10 1 2000 7 15 0 0 ppublish 10895467

2001 Duodecim; laaketieteellinen aikakauskirja Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3208. Widespread body pain and mortality: prospective population based study. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Widespread body pain and mortality: prospective population based study. To determine whether there is excess mortality in groups of people who report widespread body pain, and if so to establish the nature and extent of any excess.Prospective follow up study over eight years. Mortality rate ratios were adjusted for age group, sex, and study location.North west England.6569 people who took part in two pain surveys during 1991-2.Pain status at baseline and subsequent mortality.1005 (15 (...) %) participants had widespread pain, 3176 (48%) had regional pain, and 2388 (36%) had no pain. During follow up mortality was higher in people with regional pain (mortality rate ratio 1.21, 95% confidence interval 1.01 to 1.44) and widespread pain (1.31, 1.05 to 1.65) than in those who reported no pain. The excess mortality among people with regional and widespread pain was almost entirely related to deaths from cancer (1.55 (1.09 to 2.19) for regional pain and 2.07 (1.37 to 3.13) for widespread pain

2001 BMJ

3209. Therapeutic ultrasound for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Therapeutic ultrasound for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome. Therapeutic ultrasound is one of several rehabilitation interventions suggested for the management of pain due to patellofemoral pain syndrome.To assess the effectiveness and side effects of ultrasound therapy for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome.We searched MEDLINE, Embase, Healthstar, Sports Discus, CINAHL, the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register, the PEDro database, the specialized registry of the Cochrane musculoskeletal (...) in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome were selected, according to an a priori protocol.Two reviewers determined the studies to be included based on a priori inclusion criteria (LB, VAR). Data were independently abstracted by the same two reviewers, and checked by a third reviewer (BS) using a pre-developed form. The same two reviewers, using a validated scale, independently assessed the methodological quality of the RCTs and CCTs. The data analysis was performed using Peto Odds ratios.The search

2001 Cochrane

3210. Single-dose dipyrone for acute postoperative pain. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Single-dose dipyrone for acute postoperative pain. The use of dipyrone as an analgesic is controversial. It is used most commonly to treat postoperative pain, colic pain, cancer pain and migraine, and in many countries, eg, Russia, Spain, Brazil, and in many parts of South-America and Africa, it is the most popular non opioid first line analgesic. In others it has been banned (e.g. USA, UK) because of its association with potentially life-threatening blood dyscrasias such as agranulocytosis (...) . Dipyrone is currently available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, South Africa, Latin America, Russia, Israel and India.To assess quantitatively the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of single-dose dipyrone in randomised trials in moderate to severe postoperative pain. To compare the relative efficacy of dipyrone with other drugs assessed in the same way.Published reports were identified from Medline, Embase, the Cochrane Library (Issue 3 1999

2001 Cochrane

3211. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic pain. (Abstract)

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for chronic pain. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is used in a variety of different clinical settings to treat a range of different acute and chronic pain conditions and has become popular with both patients and health professionals.To evaluate the effectiveness of TENS in chronic pain.The Cochrane Library, Embase, Medline, CINAHL and The Oxford Pain Database were searched. Reference lists from retrieved reports and reviews (...) were examined. Date of the most recent search: March 1999.RCTs were eligible if they included the following treatment comparisons: active TENS versus sham TENS controls active TENS versus no treatment controls active TENS versus active TENS controls (for instance High Frequency TENS vs Low Frequency TENS) Studies of patients suffering chronic pain for three months or more which included subjective outcome measures for pain intensity, or pain relief were eligible for evaluation in this review

2001 Cochrane

3212. Laparoscopic surgery for pelvic pain associated with endometriosis. (Abstract)

Laparoscopic surgery for pelvic pain associated with endometriosis. To assess the efficacy of laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis. The review aims to compare the effectiveness of any laparoscopic procedure versus any other treatment modality, including expectant management.The search strategy of the Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Review Group was used to identify all publications that described or might have described randomised trials (...) of laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of symptomatic endometriosis. For a full description of the Review Group strategy see the Review Group details.Trials were selected if they were randomised and compared the effectiveness of laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of pelvic pain associated with endometriosis, with other treatment modalities or placebo.One study had data appropriate for inclusion within the review. This study compared laparoscopic laser surgery with diagnostic laparoscopy. Pain relief

2001 Cochrane

3213. Radiography of the lumbar spine in primary care patients with low back pain: randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Radiography of the lumbar spine in primary care patients with low back pain: randomised controlled trial. To test the hypothesis that radiography of the lumbar spine in patients with low back pain is not associated with improved clinical outcomes or satisfaction with care.Randomised unblinded controlled trial.73 general practices in Nottingham, north Nottinghamshire, southern Derbyshire, north Lincolnshire, and north Leicestershire. 52 practices recruited participants to the trial.421 patients (...) with low back pain of a median duration of 10 weeks.Radiography of the lumbar spine.Roland adaptation of the sickness impact profile, visual analogue scale for pain, health status, EuroQol, satisfaction with care, use of primary and secondary care services, and reporting of low back pain at three and nine months after randomisation.The intervention group were more likely to report low back pain at three months (relative risk 1.26, 95% confidence interval 1.00 to 1.60) and had a lower overall health

2001 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

3214. The utility and potential cost-effectiveness of stress myocardial perfusion thallium SPECT imaging in hospitalized patients with chest pain and normal or non-diagnostic electrocardiogram

The utility and potential cost-effectiveness of stress myocardial perfusion thallium SPECT imaging in hospitalized patients with chest pain and normal or non-diagnostic electrocardiogram The utility and potential cost-effectiveness of stress myocardial perfusion thallium SPECT imaging in hospitalized patients with chest pain and normal or non-diagnostic electrocardiogram The utility and potential cost-effectiveness of stress myocardial perfusion thallium SPECT imaging in hospitalized patients (...) with chest pain and normal or non-diagnostic electrocardiogram Ben-Gal T, Zafrir 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 examined the use of stress myocardial perfusion with thallium-201 to identify patients at high

2001 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

3215. The role of radiography in primary care patients with low back pain of at least 6 weeks duration: a randomised (unblinded) controlled trial

The role of radiography in primary care patients with low back pain of at least 6 weeks duration: a randomised (unblinded) controlled trial The role of radiography in primary care patients with low back pain of at least 6 weeks duration: a randomised (unblinded) controlled trial The role of radiography in primary care patients with low back pain of at least 6 weeks duration: a randomised (unblinded) controlled trial Kendrick D, Fielding K, Bentley E, Miller P, Kerslake R, Pringle 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 Kendrick D, Fielding K, Bentley E, Miller P, Kerslake R, Pringle M. The role of radiography in primary care patients with low back pain of at least 6 weeks duration: a randomised (unblinded) controlled trial. Health Technology Assessment 2001; 5(30): 1-69 Authors' objectives This study aims to test

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3216. [Treatment of pain caused by endometriosis]

[Treatment of pain caused by endometriosis] Endometrioosin aiheuttaman kivun hoito [Treatment of pain caused by endometriosis] Endometrioosin aiheuttaman kivun hoito [Treatment of pain caused by endometriosis] Setala M, Hurskainen R, Kauko M, Kujansuu E, Tiitinen A, Vuorma S, Makela 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 Setala (...) M, Hurskainen R, Kauko M, Kujansuu E, Tiitinen A, Vuorma S, Makela M. Endometrioosin aiheuttaman kivun hoito. [Treatment of pain caused by endometriosis] Helsinki: Finnish Office for Health Care Technology Assessment (FinOHTA). FinOHTA Report No. 19. 2001 Authors' objectives This report aims to collect present knowledge on treating endometriosis-linked pain. Authors' conclusions NSAIDs decrease menstrual pain linked to endometriosis. Among hormonal drugs, a continuous peroral daily dose of 100

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3217. Vertebral axial decompression therapy for chronic low back pain

Vertebral axial decompression therapy for chronic low back pain Vertebral axial decompression therapy for chronic low back pain Vertebral axial decompression therapy for chronic low back pain Medical Services Advisory Committee 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 Medical Services Advisory Committee. Vertebral axial (...) decompression therapy for chronic low back pain. Canberra: Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) 2001: 29 Authors' objectives This report aims to assess the effectiveness of vertebral axial decompression therapy for chronic low back pain. Authors' conclusions Since there is currently insufficient evidence pertaining to the effectiveness of vertebral axial decompression (VAX-D) therapy, MSAC recommended that public funding should not be supported at this time for this procedure. Project page URL INAHTA

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3218. Management of chronic central neuropathic pain following traumatic spinal cord injury

Management of chronic central neuropathic pain following traumatic spinal cord injury Management of chronic central neuropathic pain following traumatic spinal cord injury Management of chronic central neuropathic pain following traumatic spinal cord injury Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 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 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Management of chronic central neuropathic pain following traumatic spinal cord injury. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 45. 2001 Authors' objectives To evaluate (a) the measurement of central neuropathic pain (CNP) after traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI), (b) the prevalence of acute and chronic CNP, (c) predictive factors for chronic CNP, and (d) the effectiveness and safety

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3219. Management of cancer pain

Management of cancer pain Management of cancer pain Management of cancer pain Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 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 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Management of cancer pain. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Evidence Report/Technology Assessment (...) No. 35. 2001 Authors' objectives Pain associated with cancer is an important problem for large numbers of patients and their families. This report summarizes published evidence on the prevalence of cancer-related pain and the efficacy of drug and nondrug therapies for its treatment. Authors' conclusions Randomized controlled trials establish that many current treatment modalities can individually reduce cancer pain. These trials constitute about 1 percent of the published literature on cancer pain

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3220. Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain

Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain Stocks R A, Williams C T 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 Stocks R A, Williams C T. Spinal cord stimulation for chronic pain. Bazian Ltd, Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development (WIHRD). STEER: Succint and Timely (...) Evaluated Evidence Reviews 1(5). 2001 Authors' objectives This study aims to assess the effects of spinal cord stimulation in people with chronic pain. Authors' conclusions Chronic back pain and non-ischaemic leg pain: One high quality systematic review has found insufficient evidence on the effects of spinal cord stimulation for failed back surgery syndrome. We found insufficient evidence on the effects in people with other chronic back pain or non-ischaemic leg pain. Treatment awaits evaluation

2001 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.