Keith A J Sequeira

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This study characterized the proinflammatory cytokines, interleukin-2 (IL-2) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha), the antiinflammatory cytokines, IL-4 and IL-10, autoantibodies specific for GM1 ganglioside (anti-GM1), IgG and IgM, and myelin-associated glycoprotein (anti-MAG), in the sera of infection-free, chronic (>12 months), traumatically injured(More)
Background. Patients diagnosed with chronic pain (CP) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) represent two samples with overlapping symptoms, such as experiencing significant pain. Objectives. To compare the level of psychological distress among patients diagnosed CP attending a specialist pain clinic with those attending a specialist RA clinic. Measures. A(More)
Background. Anxiety sensitivity (AS) and experiential avoidance (EA) have been shown to have an interactive effect on the response an individual has to chronic pain (CP) potentially resulting in long term negative outcomes. Objective. The current study attempted to (1) identify distinct CP subgroups based on their level of EA and AS and (2) compare the(More)
BACKGROUND There is no single patient-reported instrument that was developed specifically to assess symptoms and bladder-related consequences for neurogenic bladder dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to identify and consolidate items for a novel measurement tool for this population. METHODS Item generation was based on a literature review of(More)
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of peripheral nerve injury in patients referred to an electrodiagnostic laboratory with a history of shoulder trauma. The characteristics of those presenting with the triad of shoulder dislocation, peripheral nerve injury, and rotator cuff tear were further examined. METHODS We conducted a retrospective chart review of(More)
Objective. The current study attempted to identify and characterize distinct CP subgroups based on their level of dispositional personality traits. The secondary objective was to compare the difference among the subgroups in mood, coping, and disability. Methods. Individuals with chronic pain were assessed for demographic, psychosocial, and personality(More)
OBJECTIVE Agitation post-acquired brain injury (ABI) is common and should be appropriately managed to optimize the patients' rehabilitation progress. The objective of this study was to assess how agitation is managed in current practice on an ABI rehabilitation unit. METHODS A retrospective chart audit was conducted of patients admitted to an ABI(More)
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