Bernard R. Wright

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Burn patients must often endure intense pain during their regular dressing changes. The aim of the present study was to investigate the therapeutic effect of rapid induction analgesia (RIA) on resting and procedural pain, anticipatory anxiety, relaxation levels and medication consumption in 30 hospitalized burn patients. Patients rated levels of pain and(More)
The effect of Rapid Induction Analgesia (RIA) on pain tolerance and ratings of mechanically induced pain in the pain-sensitized forearm was investigated in 58 undergraduates. Posthypnotic suggestions of relaxation and analgesia did not influence pain ratings or tolerance, but relaxation ratings increased after RIA. When suggestions for analgesia were made(More)
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