A large body of psychological and medical research relies on the recruitment of volunteers, often students, making it susceptible to sampling bias. A review of sampling bias (sometimes referred to as volunteer, recruitment, or self-selection bias), argued that volunteers differ from nonvolunteers and that these differences can directly affect generalizability and external validity.35 There are […]
The appropriate and safe use of pain medications is of great concern in the United States.
Do Common Analgesics Beat Opioids for Dental Pain Relief?
Orginally Published At: Pain Management – Pharmacy Times
Chart with medications used to treat neuropathic pain, including diabetic peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and postherpetic neuralgia.
Neuropathic Pain Medications
Orginally Published At: Neuropathic Pain
Low back pain (LBP) is the primary musculoskeletal cause of disability globally.34 Most LBP patients suffer from recurrent LBP (R-LBP).60 R-LBP is defined as individual episodes of LBP after minimum 1 month without preceding pain59 and has been suggested to predispose to persistent LBP from multiple factors.47 Although the underlying mechanisms in transition from recurrent […]
In recent years, the disappointing history of translation in pain research has undergone significant scrutiny. The escalation of knowledge and understanding related to presumed pain in neuropathic and inflammatory animal models contrasted with the unsatisfactory record of “bench-to-bedside” translation has raised many questions about the validity and clinical relevance of preclinical models and methods of […]