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PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To examine the psychometric characteristics of the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) for surgical patients with cancer and to compare the validity and reliability results between surgical and medical patients with cancer. DESIGN Descriptive and correlational. SETTING Inpatient units in two veterans hospitals. SAMPLE 388 patients with(More)
  • Chou R, Fanciullo Gj, +19 authors Joanne Marko
  • 2010
Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals has agreed to withdraw propoxyphene, an opioid pain reliever used to treat mild to moderate pain, from the U.S. market at the request of the FDA, due to new data showing that the drug can cause serious toxicity to the heart, even when used at therapeutic doses. FDA concluded that the safety risks of propoxyphene outweigh its(More)
We present results from our study of which uses syntactically and semantically motivated information to group segments of sentences into unbreakable units for the purpose of typesetting those sentences in a region of a fixed width, using an otherwise standard dynamic programming line breaking algorithm, to minimize ragged-ness. In addition to a rule-based(More)
The American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN) has updated its position statement on managing pain in patients with substance use disorders. This position statement is endorsed by the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) and includes clinical practice recommendations based on current evidence. It is the position of ASPMN and IntNSA(More)
Early studies suggested that the effects of varying length of work period (TW) and duration of rest period (TR) are additive when TW and TR alternate and are constant within experimental conditions. Recent investigations indicate that the joint effect of these variables on performance depends on the ratio TW:TR. this ratio effect is not predicted by(More)
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