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Positive messages may reduce patient pain: A meta-analysis

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Current treatments for pain have limited benefits and worrying side effects. Some studies suggest that pain is reduced when clinicians deliver positive messages. However, the effects of positive messages are heterogeneous and have not been subject to meta-analysis. We aimed to estimate the efficacy of positive messages for pain reduction. We included randomized trials of the effects of positive messages in a subset of the studies included in a recent systematic review of context factors for t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.eujim.2017.03.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Integrative Medicine Journal website
Volume:
11
Pages:
31-38
Publication date:
2017-03-21
Acceptance date:
2017-03-19
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EISSN:
1876-3839
ISSN:
1876-3820
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686475
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pubs:686475
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uuid:03b59929-a694-4ae0-9ea3-ec66813d273d
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pubs:686475
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2017-03-21

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