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Core outcome measures for chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations
AbstractObjective. To provide recommendations for the core outcome domains that should be considered by investigators conducting clinical trials of the efficacy and effectiveness of treatments forExpand
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Interpreting the clinical importance of treatment outcomes in chronic pain clinical trials: IMMPACT recommendations.
UNLABELLED A consensus meeting was convened by the Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials (IMMPACT) to provide recommendations for interpreting clinical importanceExpand
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Clinical importance of changes in chronic pain intensity measured on an 11-point numerical pain rating scale
&NA; Pain intensity is frequently measured on an 11‐point pain intensity numerical rating scale (PI‐NRS), where 0=no pain and 10=worst possible pain. However, it is difficult to interpret theExpand
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Pharmacologic management of neuropathic pain: Evidence-based recommendations
Abstract Patients with neuropathic pain (NP) are challenging to manage and evidence‐based clinical recommendations for pharmacologic management are needed. Systematic literature reviews, randomizedExpand
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Advances in neuropathic pain: diagnosis, mechanisms, and treatment recommendations.
Chronic neuropathic pain, caused by lesions in the peripheral or central nervous system, comes in many forms. We describe current approaches to the diagnosis and assessment of neuropathic pain andExpand
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The National Institutes of Health chronic prostatitis symptom index: Development and validation of a new outcome measure
AbstractPurpose: Chronic abacterial prostatitis is a syndrome characterized by pelvic pain and voiding symptoms, which is poorly defined, poorly understood, poorly treated and bothersome. ResearchExpand
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The prevention and treatment of missing data in clinical trials.
Missing data in clinical trials can have a major effect on the validity of the inferences that can be drawn from the trial. This article reviews methods for preventing missing data and, failing that,Expand
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The impact of modified Hatha yoga on chronic low back pain: a pilot study.
PURPOSE The purpose of this randomized pilot study was to evaluate a possible design for a 6-week modified hatha yoga protocol to study the effects on participants with chronic low back pain. Expand
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Ability of the canine brief pain inventory to detect response to treatment in dogs with osteoarthritis.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the Canine Brief Pain Inventory (CBPI) can detect changes in dogs with osteoarthritis treated with an NSAID or a placebo. DESIGN Double-blind, randomized,Expand
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Revised American Pain Society Patient Outcome Questionnaire (APS-POQ-R) for quality improvement of pain management in hospitalized adults: preliminary psychometric evaluation.
UNLABELLED Quality improvement (QI) is a compilation of methods adapted from psychology, statistics, and operations research to identify factors that contribute to poor treatment outcomes and toExpand
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