Validation of the UNESP-Botucatu unidimensional composite pain scale for assessing postoperative pain in cattle

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BACKGROUND The recognition and measurement of pain in cattle are important in determining the necessity for and efficacy of analgesic intervention. The aim of this study was to record behaviour and determine the validity and reliability of an instrument to assess acute pain in 40 cattle subjected to orchiectomy after sedation with xylazine and local… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12917-014-0200-0

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@inproceedings{Oliveira2014ValidationOT, title={Validation of the UNESP-Botucatu unidimensional composite pain scale for assessing postoperative pain in cattle}, author={Fl{\'a}via Augusta de Oliveira and Stelio Pacca Loureiro Luna and Jackson Barros do Amaral and Karoline Alves Rodrigues and Aline Cristina Sant’Anna and Milena Daolio and Juliana Tabarelli Brondani}, booktitle={BMC veterinary research}, year={2014} }