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Background: Chronic diseases have become a global public health issue, and mass media campaigns are often used to encourage and sustain positive behavior change. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of public service advertising on the awareness of Chongqing citizens....

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2985v1
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Background: Respondent fatigue, also known as survey fatigue, is a common problem in the collection of survey data. Factors that are known to influence respondent fatigue include survey length, survey topic, question complexity, and open-ended question type. There...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Global Health","Statistics","Human-Computer Interaction"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2939v1
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Historically, handling insects has usually involved their being killed, but non-lethal approaches are necessary when evaluating the biology of such organisms. Anesthesia has been used as one of these non-lethal approaches. Two common anesthetics used in this way...

["Entomology","Toxicology","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2874v1
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Background. Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of chronic joint pain, causing important productivity and economic losses. It is believed that peripheral and centralized sensitization play a role in the creation and maintenance of a chronic painful state. Different...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Pharmacology","Rheumatology","Translational Medicine"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2704v1
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Historically, handling insects usually involved their being killed as early studies used these organisms for work on genetics, physiology and/or pesticide bioassays. With the advancement of these research topics, the development of behavioral studies and the sensitivity...

["Agricultural Science","Animal Behavior","Entomology","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2571v1
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Objectives: Use of clinical audits to assess and improve perioperative hypothermia management in client-owned dogs. Methods: Two clinical audits were performed. Audit 1: data were collected to determine the incidence and duration of perioperative hypothermia (defined...

["Veterinary Medicine","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2350v1
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A 6-year-old female Shetland Sheepdog with a history of cardiorespiratory compromise during general anaesthesia was referred for ovariohysterectomy surgery. Clinical examination was unremarkable at presentation and physiologic parameters under general anaesthesia...

["Veterinary Medicine","Allergy and Clinical Immunology","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2275v1
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Paclitaxel, a chemotherapeutic agent, causes neuropathic pain whose supraspinal pathophysiology is not fully understood. Dysregulation of sodium channel expression, studied mainly in the periphery and spinal cord level, contributes to the pathogenesis of neuropathic...

["Molecular Biology","Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1936v1
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Background. Medications are not exempt from adverse drug reactions (ADR) and how the physician perceives the risk of prescription drugs could influence their availability to report ADR and their prescription behavior. Methods. We assess the perception of risk and...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Pharmacology","Public Health","Science and Medical Education"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1890v1
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Valproate, an indirect γ-aminobutiric acid agonist has been successfully used in various painful conditions. Despite its frequent use, limited pre-clinical and clinical data exist about its analgesic effect. We tested valproate p.o. in increasing doses (10, 25,...

["Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1613v1
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Tramadol is used in both human and veterinary medicine to treat postoperative pain. The purpose of this study was to evaluate tramadol as a sole postoperative analgesic and to compare drug plasma concentration to clinical pain score. A high or low dose of tramadol...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Evidence Based Medicine","Pharmacology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1510v1
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Spinal astrocyte activation contributes to the pathogenesis of paclitaxel-induced neuropathic pain (PINP) in animal models. We examined glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP; an astrocyte marker) immunoreactivity and gene expression of GFAP, glutamate transporters...

["Molecular Biology","Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1246v2
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Manual therapy has long been a component of physical rehabilitation programs, especially to treat those in pain. The mechanisms of manual therapy, however, are not fully understood, and it has been suggested that its pain modulatory effects are of neurophysiological...

["Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.996v2
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["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Dermatology","Epidemiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.785v1
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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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