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Incidence and burden of comorbid pain and depression in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis awaiting endoscopic sinus surgery in Canada

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery, March 2017
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Title
Incidence and burden of comorbid pain and depression in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis awaiting endoscopic sinus surgery in Canada
Published in
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery, March 2017
DOI 10.1186/s40463-017-0205-3
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Bassem M. N. Hanna, R. Trafford Crump, Guiping Liu, Jason M. Sutherland, Arif S. Janjua

Abstract

This study sheds important light on the association between sino-nasal symptoms and global quality of life in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis waiting for endoscopic sinus surgery. Using patient-reported information collected pre-operatively, the primary objective was to report on patients' pre-surgical sino-nasal symptoms and their association with self-reported pain and depression. The secondary objective was to report on levels of depression and pain among patients in the sample reporting severe sleep problems. This is a cross-sectional study of patient-reported outcomes collected prospectively from a cohort of 261 patients assigned to the wait list for elective endoscopic sinus surgery in a large urban region of Canada. Younger patients and patients with other medical comorbidities were most likely to report significant symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis and substantial associated pain and depression. In the primary analyses, patients reporting significant symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis were more likely to report moderate depression or high pain (p < 0.01). Subsequently, chronic rhinosinusitis patients with severe sleep problems were 82% likely to report moderate or severe depression and pain. Preoperative management of depression and pain may be considered in order to improve the health-related quality of life of patients waiting for ESS. As depression and pain were highly prevalent, patients with severe sleep problems may be candidates for prioritized access.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 77 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 15 19%
Student > Bachelor 8 10%
Researcher 6 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 8%
Other 5 6%
Other 19 25%
Unknown 18 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 23 30%
Nursing and Health Professions 9 12%
Psychology 7 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 6%
Neuroscience 3 4%
Other 7 9%
Unknown 23 30%

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