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Adjunctive non-pharmacological analgesia for invasive medical procedures: a randomised trial
BACKGROUND Non-pharmacological behavioural adjuncts have been suggested as efficient safe means in reducing discomfort and adverse effects during medical procedures. We tested this assumption forExpand
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A Multicenter Study of Bispectral Electroencephalogram Analysis for Monitoring Anesthetic Effect
Bispectral analysis (BIS) of the electroencephalogram (EEG) has been shown in retrospective studies to predict whether patients will move in response to skin incision.This prospective multicenterExpand
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Adjunctive self-hypnotic relaxation for outpatient medical procedures: A prospective randomized trial with women undergoing large core breast biopsy
&NA; Medical procedures in outpatient settings have limited options of managing pain and anxiety pharmacologically. We therefore assessed whether this can be achieved by adjunct self‐hypnoticExpand
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Bone metastases from renal cell carcinoma: preoperative embolization.
  • S. Sun, E. Lang
  • Medicine
  • Journal of vascular and interventional radiology…
  • 1 March 1998
PURPOSE To assess the effect of preoperative embolization on blood loss during surgical repair of bone metastases from renal cell carcinoma and provide long-term follow-up. PATIENTS AND METHODSExpand
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Reduction of Isoflurane Minimal Alveolar Concentration by Remifentanil
Background Remifentanil is a new micro‐specific opioid receptor agonist currently under investigation. The interaction between opioids and volatile anesthetics is complex. Defining this interactionExpand
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Prediction of Movement Using Bispectral Electroencephalographic Analysis During Propofol/Alfentanil or Isoflurane/Alfentanil Anesthesia
Conventional electroencephalographic (EEG) analysis techniques do not use the phase information from the Fourier analysis.This study used a new technique of EEG analysis, bispectral analysis, whichExpand
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Classifying complications of interventional procedures: a survey of practicing radiologists.
PURPOSE To determine the variability of radiologists' classification of complications from interventional procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifteen test cases were selected from a database ofExpand
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Can words hurt? Patient–provider interactions during invasive procedures
&NA; Patients are often prepared for procedural discomforts with descriptions of pain or undesirable experiences. This practice is thought to be compassionate and helpful, but there is little data onExpand
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Large-core breast biopsy: abnormal salivary cortisol profiles associated with uncertainty of diagnosis.
PURPOSE To determine whether uncertainty of the diagnosis after large-core breast biopsy (LCBB) adversely affects biochemical stress levels. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was institutionalExpand
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Fluoroscopically guided percutaneous gastrostomy and gastroenterostomy: analysis of 158 consecutive cases.
We reviewed our experience with 158 consecutive patients who underwent either percutaneous gastrostomy or percutaneous gastroenterostomy during a 2-year period. The catheters used included FoleyExpand
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