Development of a risk index for the prediction of chronic post-surgical pain.

Abstract

The incidence of chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) after various common operations is 10% to 50%. Identification of patients at risk of developing chronic pain, and the management and prevention of CPSP remains inadequate. The aim of this study was to develop an easily applicable risk index for the detection of high-risk patients that takes into account the… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2011.00090.x

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