The effect of pain on cognitive function: A review of clinical and preclinical research

@article{Moriarty2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of pain on cognitive function: A review of clinical and preclinical research},
  author={Orla Moriarty and Brian E. McGuire and David P. Finn},
  journal={Progress in Neurobiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={93},
  pages={385-404}
}

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