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Aim Pain associated poor sleep quality has been reported among opioid dependent patients on methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) but objective pain data are lacking. This study aimed to investigate the rate of objective pain sensitivity and the relationship between...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Drugs and Devices","Internal Medicine","Nursing","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.615v1
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Background: While single-institution studies reported the indications and outcomes of tracheostomy in children with congenital heart disease (CHD), no national analyses have been performed. We sought to examine the indications, performance, outcomes, and resource...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Cardiology","Epidemiology","Pediatrics","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.465v1
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Background: Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders are often active in patients with multiple comorbidities and a short natural life expectancy, but limited information exists as to how often these patients undergo high-risk operations and of the perioperative outcomes...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Palliative Care","Public health","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.128v1
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Involuntary movement during and after neuraxial anesthesia, such as spinal and epidural anesthesia, is rarely observed. In this report, we describe a case of myoclonus-like involuntary movement of the upper extremities in a patient undergoing a planned repeat cesarean...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.101v1
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Macroglossia is defined as an abnormal enlargement of the tongue that predominantly affects pediatric patients and is not frequent in adult patients. Hypothyroidism and hyperpituitarism may cause macroglossia in adults. In addition, infiltration of the tongue by...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Otorhinolaryngology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.99v1
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Objective: To determine whether etomidate is associated with longer seizures than methohexital in ECT anesthesia. Methods: Retrospective chart review in 39 patients who were switched from one anesthetic to the other. We compared motor and EEG seizure duration in...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.87v1
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