A High Preoperative Pain and Symptom Profile Predicts Worse Pain Outcomes for Children After Spine Fusion Surgery.

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BACKGROUND Preoperative pain predicts persistent pain after spine fusion, yet little is understood about the nature of that pain, related symptoms, and how these symptoms relate to postoperative pain outcomes. This prospective study examined children's baseline pain and symptom profiles and the association between a high symptom profile and postoperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001963

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@article{VoepelLewis2017AHP, title={A High Preoperative Pain and Symptom Profile Predicts Worse Pain Outcomes for Children After Spine Fusion Surgery.}, author={Terri Voepel-Lewis and Michelle S. Caird and Alan R. Tait and Shobha V Malviya and Frances A. Farley and Ying Li and Matthew D. Abbott and Tara van Veen and Afton L. Hassett and Daniel J. Clauw}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={2017}, volume={124 5}, pages={1594-1602} }