Pain Assessment

Clinical Pain Assessment Tools May Not Be Useful in Sedated Patients in the ICU

Clinical Pain Assessment Tools May Not Be Useful in Sedated Patients in the ICU

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The Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool and the Behavioral Pain Scale may not be optimal tools to assess pain levels in agitated or sedated patients in intensive care units.

Predictive Ability of Intermittent Pain Diaries in Sickle Cell Disease

Predictive Ability of Intermittent Pain Diaries in Sickle Cell Disease

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In patients with sickle cell disease, review of intermittent pain diaries using a single random day per week or a single week per month was shown to be comparable to review of 5 months' worth of pain diaries.

Neuroimaging for Chronic Pain: IASP Consensus Statement

Neuroimaging for Chronic Pain: IASP Consensus Statement

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Many practitioners, researchers, and patients also appeal for techniques that could objectively measure pain.

Chronic Pain Assessment: A Comprehensive Approach

Chronic Pain Assessment: A Comprehensive Approach

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Dr Clark sought to outline a comprehensive approach to the assessment and follow-up of patients with chronic pain.

New Pain Assessment Tool Validated in Critically Ill Patients

New Pain Assessment Tool Validated in Critically Ill Patients

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The Behavior Pain Assessment Tool is a brief, reliable, and valid tool for assessing pain in critically ill adults and in patients who cannot self-report pain.

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