Pupillometry to guide postoperative analgesia.

@article{Larson2012PupillometryTG,
  title={Pupillometry to guide postoperative analgesia.},
  author={Merlin D. Larson and Daniel I Sessler},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={116 5},
  pages={980-2}
}
P OSTOPERATIVE pain, by its very nature, is unpleasant for patients and can prolong their recovery. Although it provokes a variety of autonomic responses that are likely to be harmful, pain by definition is subjective. In conscious subjects, pain is thus best evaluated simply by asking. And of course this is the routine clinical approach in which visual analog or verbal response scores are used to guide therapy. However, Aissou et al. make the valid point that many patients in the immediate… CONTINUE READING
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