Physiological and Behavioral Responses to Calibrated Noxious Stimuli Among Individuals with Cerebral Palsy and Intellectual Disability.

@article{Benromano2017PhysiologicalAB,
  title={Physiological and Behavioral Responses to Calibrated Noxious Stimuli Among Individuals with Cerebral Palsy and Intellectual Disability.},
  author={Tali Benromano and Chaim Gideon Pick and Joav Merick and Ruth Defrin},
  journal={Pain medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={441-453}
}
Objective As individuals with intellectual disability (ID) due to cerebral palsy (CP) are at high risk of experiencing pain, measuring their pain is crucial for adequate treatment. While verbal reports are the gold standard in pain measurements, they may not be sufficient in ID. The aim was to detect behavioral/autonomic responses that may indicate the presence and intensity of pain in individuals with CP and ID, using calibrated stimuli, here for the first time. Subjects Thirteen adults with… CONTINUE READING