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161. Radiofrequency ablation for sacroiliac joint denervation for chronic low back pain

Radiofrequency ablation for sacroiliac joint denervation for chronic low back pain Radiofrequency ablation for sacroiliac joint denervation for chronic low back pain Radiofrequency ablation for sacroiliac joint denervation for chronic low back pain HAYES, Inc 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 HAYES, Inc. Radiofrequency ablation for sacroiliac joint (...) denervation for chronic low back pain. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc. Directory Publication. 2017 Authors' conclusions Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a percutaneous treatment for chronic low back pain (LBP), including pain originating in the sacroiliac joint (SIJ), using radiowave-induced heat to create a lesion in a spinal sensory nerve. Following a diagnostic blockade to target the affected nerve(s), radiofrequency (RF) current is applied for several minutes via a needle electrode to denervate the targeted

2017 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

162. Measures for Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

Measures for Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Management Briefs eBrief-no131 -- Enter search terms Button to search HSRD ® Inside VA Budget and Performance Inside the News Room National Observances Special Events » » » » » Management Briefs eBrief-no131 -- Health Services Research & Development Management eBrief no. 131 » Issue 131 October 2017 The report is a product of the VA/HSR&D Evidence Synthesis Program. Rapid Evidence Review: Measures for Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal (...) Pain Chronic musculoskeletal pain is a major source of disability and morbidity for Veterans in the U.S., affecting approximately 60% of Veterans with chronic health conditions in VA primary care. Management of chronic musculoskeletal pain remains challenging. Groups ranging from pain expert coalitions to the and the Institute of Medicine have recently called for more focused and strategic pain therapy research. As these organizations note, successful development and testing of interventions

2017 Veterans Affairs - R&D

163. HIV and Chronic Pain, Part 2: Addressing the Opioid Public Health Crisis Full Text available with Trip Pro

HIV and Chronic Pain, Part 2: Addressing the Opioid Public Health Crisis 29662723 2018 11 14 2168-3808 35 4 2017 Oct Rehabilitation oncology (American Physical Therapy Association. Oncology Section) Rehabil Oncol HIV and Chronic Pain, Part 2: Addressing the Opioid Public Health Crisis. 197-198 Pullen Sara D SD Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322. eng P30 AI050409 AI NIAID NIH HHS United States Journal Article United States Rehabil Oncol (...) 101249474 2381-2427 2018 4 18 6 0 2018 4 18 6 0 2018 4 18 6 1 ppublish 29662723 PMC5898925 NIHMS901549 Ann Intern Med. 2017 Sep 5;167(5):293-301 28761945 Pain Med. 2008 Oct;9(7):803-12 18346058 J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2002 Jul-Aug;13(4):78-83 12149887 J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2012 Oct 1;61(2):187-93 22820804 Korean J Pain. 2010 Jun;23(2):99-108 20556211 Pain Med. 2015 Oct;16(10 ):1870-81 26119642 Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Mar;31(2):194-201 23503562 J Pain. 2010 Nov;11(11):1230-9 20797916

2017 Rehabilitation oncology (American Physical Therapy Association. Oncology Section)

164. Biopsychosocial factors associated with chronic low back pain disability in rural Nigeria: a population-based cross-sectional study Full Text available with Trip Pro

Biopsychosocial factors associated with chronic low back pain disability in rural Nigeria: a population-based cross-sectional study Many people in Nigeria are living with disability due to chronic low back pain (CLBP), with the greatest burden accounted for by people living in rural Nigeria. However, factors associated with disability in rural Nigeria have not yet been established. We investigated the biomechanical and psychosocial predictors of CLBP disability in a rural Nigerian population.A (...) cross-sectional study of adults with non-specific CLBP recruited from rural communities in Enugu State, South-eastern Nigeria. Measures of self-reported and performance-based disability, pain intensity, anxiety and depression, coping strategies, social support, occupational biomechanical factors, illness perceptions and fear avoidance beliefs were collected by trained community health workers. We used univariate and multivariate analyses.200 individuals were recruited. Psychosocial factors were

2017 BMJ global health

165. Nabilone for Chronic Pain Management: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Nabilone for Chronic Pain Management: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Nabilone for Chronic Pain Management: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Nabilone for Chronic Pain Management: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Nabilone for Chronic Pain Management: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: August 9, 2017 Project Number: RC0906-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type (...) : Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of nabilone for the treatment of chronic pain due to any disease in adults? What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the treatment of chronic pain due to any disease in adults? Key Message One systematic review and two primary studies, all conducted in Canada, were identified. While there was evidence of some positive benefits and limited harms of nabilone, compared to placebo or known

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

166. Antidepressants for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Antidepressants for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Pain is a common feature of childhood and adolescence around the world, and for many young people, that pain is chronic. The World Health Organization guidelines for pharmacological treatments for children's persisting pain acknowledge that pain in children is a major public health concern of high significance in most parts of the world. While in the past pain was largely dismissed and was frequently left untreated, views (...) on children's pain have changed over time and relief of pain is now seen as important.We designed a suite of seven reviews on chronic non-cancer pain and cancer pain (looking at antidepressants, antiepileptic drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids, and paracetamol) in order to review the evidence for children's pain utilising pharmacological interventions.As the leading cause of morbidity in the world today, chronic disease (and its associated pain) is a major health concern. Chronic pain

2017 Cochrane

167. Antiepileptic drugs for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Antiepileptic drugs for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Pain is a common feature of childhood and adolescence around the world, and for many young people, that pain is chronic. The World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for pharmacological treatments for children's persisting pain acknowledge that pain in children is a major public health concern of high significance in most parts of the world. While in the past, pain was largely dismissed and was frequently left (...) untreated, views on children's pain have changed over time, and relief of pain is now seen as importantWe designed a suite of seven reviews on chronic non-cancer pain and cancer pain (looking at antidepressants, antiepileptic drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids, and paracetamol) in order to review the evidence for children's pain utilising pharmacological interventions in children and adolescents.As the leading cause of morbidity in the world today, chronic disease (and its associated

2017 Cochrane

168. Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain Management Using the Biopsychosocial Approach: A Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain Management Using the Biopsychosocial Approach: A Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain Management Using the Biopsychosocial Approach: A Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Occupational Therapy for Chronic Pain Management Using the Biopsychosocial Approach: A Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Occupational (...) Therapy for Chronic Pain Management Using the Biopsychosocial Approach: A Review of the Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: August 4, 2017 Project Number: RC0902-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of occupational therapy using a biopsychosocial approach to manage chronic pain? What is the cost-effectiveness of occupational therapy using

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

169. Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Pain is a common feature of childhood and adolescence around the world, and for many young people, that pain is chronic. The World Health Organization guidelines for pharmacological treatments for children's persisting pain acknowledge that pain in children is a major public health concern of high significance in most parts of the world. While in the past, pain was largely dismissed and was frequently left (...) untreated, views on children's pain have changed over time, and relief of pain is now seen as important.We designed a suite of seven reviews on chronic non-cancer pain and cancer pain (looking at antidepressants, antiepileptic drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids, and paracetamol as priority areas) in order to review the evidence for children's pain utilising pharmacological interventions in children and adolescents.As the leading cause of morbidity in children and adolescents

2017 Cochrane

170. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Pain is a common feature of childhood and adolescence around the world, and for many young people, that pain is chronic. The World Health Organization guidelines for pharmacological treatments for children's persisting pain acknowledge that pain in children is a major public health concern of high significance in most parts of the world. While in the past pain was largely dismissed (...) and was frequently left untreated, views on children's pain have changed over time, and relief of pain is now seen as important.We designed a suite of seven reviews on chronic non-cancer pain and cancer pain (looking at antidepressants, antiepileptic drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids, and paracetamol) in order to review the evidence for children's pain utilising pharmacological interventions.As the leading cause of morbidity in the world today, chronic disease (and its associated pain

2017 Cochrane

171. The effect of a lay-led, group-based self-management program for patients with chronic pain: a randomized controlled trial of the Danish version of the Chronic Pain Self-Management Programme Full Text available with Trip Pro

The effect of a lay-led, group-based self-management program for patients with chronic pain: a randomized controlled trial of the Danish version of the Chronic Pain Self-Management Programme The Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Programme (CPSMP) consists of 6 2½-hour weekly workshops focusing on how to manage pain in daily life. The workshops are facilitated by 2 workshop leaders of whom at least 1 must suffer from a long-term pain condition. The program is highly structured and manualized (...) is not recommended as treatment for chronic pain-related disability. This heterogeneous group of patients with pain did not benefit from the CPSMP except for a small, but clinically insignificant improvement in psychological well-being.

2017 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

172. Treatment Options for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Patients With Refractory Chronic Pain: An Evidence Based Approach (Abstract)

Treatment Options for Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Patients With Refractory Chronic Pain: An Evidence Based Approach A significant number of lumbar postsurgical patients continue to suffer persistent pain and limited function and are termed to have "Failed back surgery syndrome" (FBSS). This review evaluates clinical trial data for the treatment of FBSS patients.Using an evidence-based approach to evaluate FBSS treatments will assist clinicians in choosing the most effective options for FBSS (...) such as adhesiolysis. The strongest evidence for long-term treatment is for spinal cord stimulation (SCS), showing favorable Level I RCT results compared with conventional medical management and reoperation. In addition, high-frequency SCS at 10 kHz has demonstrated superiority over traditional, low-frequency SCS for treating low back and leg pain in a recent Level I RCT.Clinicians may increasingly utilize levels of evidence during their evaluation of each FBSS patient to render the best therapeutic plan, likely

2017 EvidenceUpdates

173. Coronary artery disease presenting with left upper quadrant pain in a patient with chronic cervical tetraplegia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Coronary artery disease presenting with left upper quadrant pain in a patient with chronic cervical tetraplegia This single-subject case report aims to describe and discuss a case of a patient with established C5 tetraplegia with acute coronary syndrome presenting with left upper quadrant pain and tenderness.A 65-year-old male with chronic C5 American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale (AIS) A tetraplegia presented to the emergency department with severe left upper quadrant pain (...) radiating across the chest to the right upper limb with associated dyspnoea and diaphoresis. Prior to his emergency department admission, he had experienced progressive worsening of left upper quadrant pain and tenderness over several months. He was a non-smoker and swam regularly. He underwent coronary angiography and was found to have significant coronary artery disease. Drug-eluting stents were placed to critical coronary artery lesions followed by an uneventful hospital course with complete symptom

2017 Spinal cord series and cases

174. Opioids for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Opioids for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Pain is a common feature of childhood and adolescence around the world, and for many young people, that pain is chronic. The World Health Organization guidelines for pharmacological treatments for children's persisting pain acknowledge that pain in children is a major public health concern of high significance in most parts of the world. While in the past, pain was largely dismissed and was frequently left untreated, views (...) on children's pain have changed over time, and relief of pain is now seen as importantWe designed a suite of seven reviews on chronic non-cancer pain and cancer pain (looking at antidepressants, antiepileptic drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, opioids, and paracetamol as priority areas) in order to review the evidence for children's pain utilising pharmacological interventions in children and adolescents.As the leading cause of morbidity in children and adolescents in the world today, chronic

2017 Cochrane

175. Impact of Needle Diameter on Long-Term Dry Needling Treatment of Chronic Lumbar Myofascial Pain Syndrome. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Impact of Needle Diameter on Long-Term Dry Needling Treatment of Chronic Lumbar Myofascial Pain Syndrome. To investigate the impact of diameter of needles on the effect of dry needling treatment of chronic lumbar myofascial pain syndrome.Forty-eight patients with chronic lumbar myofascial pain syndrome were randomly allocated to 3 groups. They received dry needling with needles of diameter 0.25 (group A), 0.5 (group B), and 0.9 mm (group C). Visual analog scale evaluation and health survey were

2017 American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation Controlled trial quality: uncertain

176. Effect of Radiofrequency Denervation on Pain Intensity Among Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: The Mint Randomized Clinical Trials. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of Radiofrequency Denervation on Pain Intensity Among Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: The Mint Randomized Clinical Trials. Radiofrequency denervation is a commonly used treatment for chronic low back pain, but high-quality evidence for its effectiveness is lacking.To evaluate the effectiveness of radiofrequency denervation added to a standardized exercise program for patients with chronic low back pain.Three pragmatic multicenter, nonblinded randomized clinical trials (...) on the effectiveness of minimal interventional treatments for participants with chronic low back pain (Mint study) were conducted in 16 multidisciplinary pain clinics in the Netherlands. Eligible participants were included between January 1, 2013, and October 24, 2014, and had chronic low back pain, a positive diagnostic block at the facet joints (facet joint trial, 251 participants), sacroiliac joints (sacroiliac joint trial, 228 participants), or a combination of facet joints, sacroiliac joints

2017 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

177. The pain course: a randomised controlled trial comparing a remote-delivered chronic pain management program when provided in online and workbook formats (Abstract)

The pain course: a randomised controlled trial comparing a remote-delivered chronic pain management program when provided in online and workbook formats This study compared a remote-delivered pain management program, the Pain Course, when delivered in online and workbook formats. Participants (n = 178) were randomised into 2 groups: (1) an Internet Group (n = 84) who were provided with secure accounts to the program in an online format; or (2) a Workbook Group (n = 94) who were mailed workbook (...) a similarly small amount of clinician contact per participant (M = 74.85 minutes; SD = 41.03). These results highlight the public health potential of remote-delivered pain management programs, delivered in either workbook or online formats, as methods of increasing access to pain management.

2017 EvidenceUpdates

178. [Intrathecal opioid infusion pump for chronic cancer and non-cancer pain]

[Intrathecal opioid infusion pump for chronic cancer and non-cancer pain] [Intrathecal opioid infusion pump for chronic cancer and non-cancer pain] [Intrathecal opioid infusion pump for chronic cancer and non-cancer pain] Rey-Ares L, Bardach A, Pichon-Riviere A, Augustovski F, García Martí S, Alcaraz A, Ciapponi A, López A 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 Rey-Ares L, Bardach A, Pichon-Riviere A, Augustovski F, García Martí S, Alcaraz A, Ciapponi A, López A. [Intrathecal opioid infusion pump for chronic cancer and non-cancer pain] Buenos Aires: Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy (IECS). Documentos de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias, Informe de Respuesta Rapida No 514. 2017 Authors' conclusions Scarce evidence of moderate methodological quality suggests that the use of intrathecal opioids

2017 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

179. Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Patients with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Patients with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Patients with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Patients with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness (...) , and Guidelines Multidisciplinary Treatment Programs for Patients with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines Published on: June 22, 2017 Project Number: RC0894-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of multidisciplinary treatment programs for patients with chronic, non-malignant pain in outpatient settings? What is the cost

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

180. Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Yoga, Physical Therapy, or Education for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial. Yoga is effective for mild to moderate chronic low back pain (cLBP), but its comparative effectiveness with physical therapy (PT) is unknown. Moreover, little is known about yoga's effectiveness in underserved patients with more severe functional disability and pain.To determine whether yoga is noninferior to PT for cLBP.12-week, single-blind, 3-group randomized noninferiority trial and subsequent (...) Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ), and pain, measured by an 11-point scale, at 12 weeks. Prespecified noninferiority margins were 1.5 (RMDQ) and 1.0 (pain). Secondary outcomes included pain medication use, global improvement, satisfaction with intervention, and health-related quality of life.One-sided 95% lower confidence limits were 0.83 (RMDQ) and 0.97 (pain), demonstrating noninferiority of yoga to PT. However, yoga was not superior to education for either outcome. Yoga and PT were similar for most

2017 Annals of Internal Medicine Controlled trial quality: predicted high