ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Is Magnesium the Missing Link in Your Heart Healthy Routine?

A Little Zinc Goes a Long Way

Supplementation with vitamin D associated with improved testosterone, erectile function among middle...

More evidence for calorie restriction’s longevity effect

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of chronic headache

Wearable biosensors can flag illness, Lyme disease, risk for diabetes; low airplane oxygen

VIDEO: The Best Brain Foods That Help Increase Your Memory!

Iron (And More) For Lasting, Natural Energy

Affordable Care Act made cancer screening more accessible for millions, study finds

Metabolic syndrome increases the need for vitamin E

 
Print Page
Email Article

Pain clinic experience in a teaching hospital in Western Saudi Arabia. Relationship of patient's age and gender to various types of pain

  [ 165 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By AM Kaki • www.ProHealth.com • December 20, 2006


Journal: Saudi Med J. 2006 Dec;27(12):1882-6. Author and affiliation: Kaki AM. Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [E-mail: amkaki@yahoo.com ] PMID: 17143369

Objective: To show the practice of a pain clinic in Saudi Arabia, to estimate the prevalence of various types of chronic pain managed there, and to find the relationship of patient's age and gender to type of pain.

Methods: A retrospective study was carried out over a period of 5 years (January 2000 - December 2004) at a teaching hospital in Jeddah. A total of 1,686 patients’ data was reviewed, including the given diagnosis, types of pain, and demographic data.

Results:
n The common age was 50-59 years (25.4%), with a preponderance of females (56.8%) over males (43.2%).
n Given diagnosis of low back pain (LBP) was the most common (45.4%), followed by painful neuralgia (15.6%), headache (9.7%), cancer pain (8.7%), and cervicobrachialgia (8.1%).
n The prevalence among females of Fibromyalgia (7.9%), headache (12.1%), and cervicobrachialgia (10.7%) was more common than among males (2.4%), (6.4%), and (4.7%) respectively.
n While painful neuralgia was more frequent among males (19.9%) than females (12.3%) (p<0.001).
n Low back pain showed higher prevalence among old patients, while headache and sickle cell disease were more common among younger age group.
n Combined nociceptive and neuropathic pain was the most common pathophysiological type observed (39%), followed by nociceptive pain (36.2%), and the least common was psychological pain (2.7%).

Conclusion: Various types of chronic pain managed in the pain clinic requ[ire] full understanding of pain neurophysiology as well as familiarity with contributing factors to the prevalence of pain.




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
FibroSleep™ Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid

Natural Remedies

Nutrients to Combat the Modern Stress Epidemic Nutrients to Combat the Modern Stress Epidemic
Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH Running on Empty? Fuel Up with NADH
Aches and Pains? A Simple Solution You'll Love Aches and Pains? A Simple Solution You'll Love
Undenatured Type II Collagen - Chicken Soup for Your Joints Undenatured Type II Collagen - Chicken Soup for Your Joints
When a Good Night's Sleep Is Just a Daydream... When a Good Night's Sleep Is Just a Daydream...

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map