Burn injuries, pain and distress: exploring the role of stress symptomatology.

@article{Taal1997BurnIP,
  title={Burn injuries, pain and distress: exploring the role of stress symptomatology.},
  author={Leendert Taal and Albertus W Faber},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={1997},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          288-90
        }
}
  • Leendert Taal, Albertus W Faber
  • Published in
    Burns : journal of the…
    1997
  • Medicine
  • Forty-three consecutive patients were assessed for post-traumatic stress 7 days after admission to hospital. Patients were asked to complete the Impact-of-Event Scale. Findings indicated that among the 43 patients 52.1 per cent experienced serious levels of stress symptomatology. A Visual Analog Thermometer was employed to measure the pain experienced at rest and during therapeutic procedures. High levels of post-traumatic stress were associated with higher pain scores during therapeutic… CONTINUE READING

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