The Behavior Pain Assessment Tool for critically ill adults: a validation study in 28 countries.

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Many critically ill adults are unable to communicate their pain through self-report. The study purpose was to validate the use of the 8-item Behavior Pain Assessment Tool (BPAT) in patients hospitalized in 192 intensive care units from 28 countries. A total of 4812 procedures in 3851 patients were included in data analysis. Patients were assessed with the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000834

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@article{Glinas2017TheBP, title={The Behavior Pain Assessment Tool for critically ill adults: a validation study in 28 countries.}, author={C{\'e}line G{\'e}linas and Kathleen Puntillo and Pavel Levin and Elie Azoulay}, journal={Pain}, year={2017}, volume={158 5}, pages={811-821} }