Abstracts

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Mirtazapine is an atypical antidepressant with noradrenergic used to treat depression and other ailments and thus, advised to people experiencing prolonged periods of poor sleep. In this study, the potency of mirtazapine has been deduced proving it to be effective and safe treatment for fibromyalgia. Here the pain score, quality of life of the patient and the adverse events were studied.

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of mirtazapine in Japanese patients with fibromyalgia (FM), a parallel-group, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase IIa study was conducted at 57 sites between November 2012 and February 2014.

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In this clinical trial, comparative assessment of clinical efficacy of prednisolone and Ketorolac has been done, and it has been determined that prednisolone proved to be a better treatment option than ketorolac in Post Endodontic Pain (PEP).

Post-endodontic pain mostly arises during the first 2 days after treatment and generally decreases after a few hours. 

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In this randomized study, a comparative analysis has been conducted between ibuprofen sodium dihydrate and conventional ibuprofen acid, and it has been determined that ibuprofen sodium dihydrate was more efficacious for pain relief than ibuprofen acid.

The main aspect of pain management lies in the understanding whether what you do to patients will or will not initiate an inflammatory response, which is what triggers the pain-producing mediators in tissue.

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The retrospective study highlights the use of ketamine as best suited anesthesia in the management of Pediatric Forearm Fractures when compared with general anesthesia.

Forearm fractures are one of the significant complication among children and adolescents.

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A new pain assessment tool, 8-item Behavior Pain Assessment Tool (BPAT) can be a reliable and valid option for hospitalized patients.

Pain assessment is a vast term encompassing clinical judgment based on observation of the type, significance and context of a person’s pain experience.

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