Christophe Luthy

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OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate whether, for an identical diagnosis, patients who were transferred to a postacute care (PAC) facility had a higher biopsychosocial complexity than patients who were discharged home. METHODS This prospective study employed group comparison that included 166 patients who were consecutively admitted to an acute care(More)
Tramadol is a central analgesic with low affinity for opioid receptors. A major active metabolite (O-desmethyl-tramadol) shows a higher affinity for opioid receptors than tramadol. The influence of naloxone and quinidine (a selective P450DB1 or CAP2D6 inhibitor) on tramadol effect was investigated crossover and double-blind vs placebo in healthy subjects.(More)
OBJECTIVE Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic musculoskeletal pain disorder characterized by widespread pain. This study focuses on patients' attributions of illness and of symptom onset. METHODS Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 56 women to elicit patients' views on what triggered their FM. The transcripts of the interviews were analyzed using a(More)
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic musculoskeletal pain disorder characterized by widespread pain. This study focuses on patients' attributions of illness and of symptom onset. CEDRASCHI, Christine, et al. Primary attributions in women suffering fibromyalgia emphasize the perception of a disruptive onset for a long-lasting pain problem. a b s t r a c t a r t i(More)
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