Objective Assessment of Acute Pain
- *Corresponding Author:
- Carsten Bantel
Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie
Intensiv-, Notfallmedizin und Schmerztherapie
Universität Oldenburg; Klinikum Oldenburg Campus
26133 Oldenburg, Germany
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 07, 2016; Accepted date: May 30, 2016; Published date: June 02, 2016
Citation: Laycock H, Bantel C (2016) Objective Assessment of Acute Pain. J Anesth Clin Res 7:630. doi:10.4172/2155-6148.1000630
Copyright: © 2016 Laycock H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Assessing acute pain in those unable to communicate is challenging yet essential. Objective assessment tools utilizing measures derived from autonomic changes alone or in combination appear to represent a potential solution to this difficult aspect of pain management.