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The effect of pain on cognitive function: a review of clinical and preclinical research.
Cognitive impairment is commonly associated with the pain experience. This impairment represents a major obstacle to daily activities and rehabilitation, especially in the chronic pain population. Here we review clinical ...
Identifying and addressing the limitations of safety climate surveys.
This paper reports the descriptive analysis of a large sample of safety climate survey data (n = 110,014) collected over 10 years from U.S. Naval aircrew using the Command Safety Assessment Survey (CSAS).
A qualitative study of the impact of sleep loss on the daily lives of working mothers
(NUI Galway, 2017-06-15)
Background: Working mothers are a population who experience sleep disruption and sleep loss on an ongoing basis. While this has been explored in several studies, there are no studies examining the impact this has on their ...
Oral formulations of fentanyl products and the benefit of their use in breakthrough cancer pain
(Mark Allen Group, 2015-04-22)
Pain is one of the most common symptoms that palliative care teams face on a daily basis, affecting up to 70% of people with a malignancy (Soden et al, 2010) and significantly impacting on a patients quality of life (QoL) ...
vIL-10-overexpressing human MSCs modulate naïve and activated T lymphocytes following induction of collagenase-induced osteoarthritis
Recent efforts in osteoarthritis (OA) research have highlighted synovial inflammation and involvement of immune cells in disease onset and progression. We sought to establish the in-vivo immune response in collagenase-induced ...
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest attended by ambulance services in Ireland: first 2 years' results from a nationwide registry
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-10-20)
Background National data collection provides information on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) incidence, management and outcomes that may not be generalisable from smaller studies. This retrospective cohort study ...
Design of a smartphone application with integrated Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) treatment randomization and On-The-Fly Stimulus Parameter Adjustment for streamlining the clinical evaluation of FES protocols
(OMICS International, 2016-03-14)
The clinical application of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) has evolved over the last five decades. However, the use of the Randomized Control Trial (RCT) methodology in evaluating the clinical effectiveness of new ...
These shoes are made for walking: sensitivity performance evaluation of commercial activity monitors under the expected conditions and circumstances required to achieve the international daily step goal of 10,000 steps
(Public Library of Science, 2016-05-11)
IntroductionPhysical activity is a vitally important part of a healthy lifestyle, and is of major benefit to both physical and mental health. A daily step count of 10,000 steps is recommended globally to achieve an appropriate ...
When a step is not a step! Specificity analysis of five physical activity monitors
(Public Library of Science, 2017-01-13)
IntroductionPhysical activity is an essential aspect of a healthy lifestyle for both physical and mental health states. As step count is one of the most utilized measures for quantifying physical activity it is important ...
The very first requirement of treatment is that it should do no harm†, so why are antibiotics still overprescribed?
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