Physiological Signal-Based Method for Measurement of Pain Intensity

  title={Physiological Signal-Based Method for Measurement of Pain Intensity},
  author={Yaqi Chu and Xingang Zhao and Jianda Han and Yang Su},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
The standard method for prediction of the absence and presence of pain has long been self-report. However, for patients with major cognitive or communicative impairments, it would be better if clinicians could quantify pain without having to rely on the patient's self-description. Here, we present a newly pain intensity measurement method based on multiple physiological signals, including blood volume pulse (BVP), electrocardiogram (ECG), and skin conductance level (SCL), all of which are… 
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