Ignoring non-specific abdominal pain in emergency department patients may be related to decreased quality of life. A follow up of an underestimated problem

Banz, Vanessa M; Paul, Katrin; de Moya, Marc; Zimmermann, Heinz; Candinas, Daniel; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis K (2011). Ignoring non-specific abdominal pain in emergency department patients may be related to decreased quality of life. A follow up of an underestimated problem. Swiss medical weekly, 141, w13167. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag 10.4414/smw.2011.13167

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Patients suffering from chronic pain have a high prevalence of depression, resulting in a significant impact on overall quality of life. Our aim was to investigate how long term acute non-specific abdominal pain (NSAP) affected overall physical and mental well-being in patients admitted to our emergency department (ED).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine > Visceral Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > University Emergency Center

UniBE Contributor:

Candinas, Daniel and Exadaktylos, Aristomenis Konstantinos

ISSN:

1424-7860

Publisher:

EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:22

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:28

Publisher DOI:

10.4414/smw.2011.13167

PubMed ID:

21337174

Web of Science ID:

000289993800003

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7500 (FactScience: 212773)

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