Pain assessment with the revised nociception coma scale and outcomes of patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome: results from a pilot study

@article{Bagnato2018PainAW,
  title={Pain assessment with the revised nociception coma scale and outcomes of patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome: results from a pilot study},
  author={Sergio Bagnato and Cristina Boccagni and Antonino Sant'angelo and Angelo Alito and Giuseppe Galardi},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={39},
  pages={1073-1077}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether standardized responses to nociceptive pain, assessed with the revised Nociception Coma Scale (NCS-R), were correlated with the outcomes of patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS) 6 months after admission to a rehabilitation department. We recruited 24 consecutive patients with UWS. Patients… CONTINUE READING