Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2015 Nov 27;272(11):3401-9. Epub 2014 Sep 27.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Jena University Hospital, Lessingstrasse 2, 07740, Jena, Germany.
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Clin J Pain 2014 Nov;30(11):978-86
Departments of *Otorhinolaryngology ‡Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Jena University Hospital, Thuringia †Pain Research Laboratory, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany.
Objectives: The aim of the study was to assess postoperative pain within the first 24 hours after otorhinolaryngologic surgery and to identify factors influencing postoperative pain.
Methods: A total of 8447 patients from 65 German hospitals were included in a prospective evaluation using a web-based multicenter registry. On the first postoperative day, patients were asked to rate their pain using the questionnaires of the German-wide project Quality Improvement in Postoperative Pain Treatment including numeric rating scales (0 to 10) for the determination of patients' pain on ambulation, maximal pain, and minimal pain. Read More
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2014 Jul 9;271(7):2049-60. Epub 2014 Feb 9.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Jena University Hospital, Lessingstrasse 2, 07740, Jena, Germany,
The purpose of this study was to describe postoperative pain within the first day after pediatric otorhinolaryngologic surgery and to identify factors influencing postoperative pain. Using a prospective evaluation and a Web-based multi-center registry, children ≥4 years of age (n = 365) rated their pain using questionnaires of the project Quality Improvement in Postoperative Pain Treatment for Children including faces numeric rating scales (FNRS, 0-10) for the determination of patient's pain on ambulation and his/her maximal and minimal pain within 8 h after day case surgery or at the first postoperative day for inpatient cases. Additionally, functional interference and therapy-related side effects were assessed. Read More
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Jul;95(28):e4256
aDepartment of Otorhinolaryngology bDepartment of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine cInstitute of Psychosocial Medicine and Psychotherapy, Jena University Hospital, Germany.
The aim was to assess the association between objectified preoperative psychological factors and postoperative pain at the first day after otolaryngological surgery in accordance with other predictors of postoperative pain. Eighty-two (82) patients (59% male, median age 56 years) were included between January and May 2015. The psychological assessment the day before surgery included the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9), pain catastrophizing scale (PCS), State-Trait Operation Anxiety (STOA) inventory, and the resilience scale (RS-13). Read More
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2012 Jun 1;269(6):1613-21. Epub 2011 Dec 1.
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Lessingstrasse 2, 07740 Jena, Germany.
Postoperative pain after septorhinoplasty and its optimal management has not been described in detail. Fifty-two adult septorhinoplasty patients were included in a prospective cohort single center study. Patients' and surgical characteristics were evaluated. Read More