Pain management and pain characteristics in obese and normal weight patients before joint replacement.

Abstract

RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The objective was to compare the extent of pain interference and pain medication among persons who were classified as obese [body mass index (BMI)≥ 30 kg m(-2) ] and normal weighted (BMI  ≤ 25 kg m(-2) ), before a hip or knee replacement surgery. METHODS Patients candidate for an orthopaedic surgery were successively… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jep.12176

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@article{Thomazeau2014PainMA, title={Pain management and pain characteristics in obese and normal weight patients before joint replacement.}, author={Jos{\'e}phine Thomazeau and Juliette Perin and R{\'e}my S Nizard and Didier Bouhassira and Elisabeth Collin and Eliane Nguyen and Serge Perrot and J. F. Bergmann and C{\'e}lia Lloret-Linares}, journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice}, year={2014}, volume={20 5}, pages={611-6} }