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Acute Pain Clinical Trials

A listing of Acute Pain medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


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Psychophysical Studies of Cancer Therapy Pain

Study Participation: Participants will be contacted either before their initiation of chemotherapy or following their referral to pain management service for neuropathic cancer treatment-related pain. The sensory tests will take about 1 hour to complete. These tests will seek to find the threshold (a measure of sensitivity) at which you ...

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Efficacy of Intravenous Dexamethasone for Acute Disc Herniation-Induced Sciatica

Acute low back pain is one of the most common reasons for all physician visits(1). Phospholipase A2 (PLA2), a potent inflammatory mediator, has demonstrated to be released by discs following injury(4). Clinical practice and animal research suggest that lumbar radicular pain is the result of inflammation of the nerve root ...

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Efficacy of Multimodal Opioid Therapy During Hepatic Resection Surgery

Choice of analgesia in hepatic resection surgery can be severely limited. This can depend upon on the pre-operative hepatic pathophysiology or the extent of parenchymal resection, both of which will affect peri-operative hepatic function, capacity for drug handling and risk of coagulopathy. Use of IV morphine during hepatic resection can ...

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Functional Outcome After Groin Hernia Mesh Repair: Open Versus Laparoscopy

Hernia repair is the most frequent elective operation performed in general surgery. Chronic pain or persistent neuralgia has been recognized as a complication after inguinal hernia repair but was reported in the 1980s as a rare and infrequent condition. Studies from the mid 1990s have reported a higher frequency, with ...


Pregabalin in Treating Pain in Women Undergoing Mastectomy or Lumpectomy

OBJECTIVES: Primary - To evaluate the effects of pregabalin on postoperative opioid requirements and opioid-related side effects in women undergoing mastectomy or lumpectomy. Secondary - To evaluate the effects of pregabalin on pain scores at 3 months after mastectomy or lumpectomy. OUTLINE: Patients are randomized to 1 of 2 treatment ...


Virtual Reality for Burn Wound Care Pain Control

The investigators propose to study the effects of virtual reality (VR) on patients' pain perception during burn wound care. Such variables include psychiatric diagnosis and standard pain coping (i.e. pain catastophizer vs. non-pain catastrophizer).Aims: The investigators intend to evaluate the use of virtual reality in pain distraction for burn patients ...

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Effect of Celecoxib on Transitional Pain After Outpatient Surgery

Sixty adults having shoulder and forearm surgery will receive either placebo or celebrex started preoperatively and continued for 3 days. Rescue medications required as well as pain scores will be assessed using a patient diary to evaluate the effect of celebrex in controlling transitional pain


Chronic Pediatric Pain

The purpose will be to study the functional impact of pediatric chronic pain on children, and their families. Focus will be on the impact of pain on school functioning, social functioning, psychological functioning and family functioning of pediatric chronic pain.

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Magnetic Acupressure in Reducing Pain in Cancer Patients Undergoing Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

OBJECTIVES: Primary - To compare pain rating in cancer patients undergoing bone marrow aspiration and biopsy (BMAB) treated with magnetic acupressure at bilateral large intestine 4 (LI 4) points vs sham acupressure at bilateral proximal fourth interosseus space of the hand. Secondary - To compare the duration of BMAB, patient's ...

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Evaluation and Diagnosis of People With Pain and Fatigue Syndromes

This screening protocol is designed to facilitate patient recruitment to the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) clinical research studies on pain and fatigue syndromes. This protocol will also validate the newly developed Saligan Fatigue Questionnaire. Patients must meet the specific requirements of an IRB-approved research study; this protocol serves ...

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