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Continuous assessment of labour pain using handgrip force

Published inPain research & management, vol. 20, no. 3, p. 159-163
Publication date2015
Abstract

Assessment of dynamic changes in painful experiences, such as labour, using conventional rating scales (eg, numerical rating scale [NRS]) has limitations. An alternative for continuous pain evaluation could be a signal generated by voluntary action of the parturient. Remifentanil administration for obstetric analgesia could be improved by these dynamic measures of labour pain. In the present study, handgrip force was measured by a dynamometer to signal labour pain.

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WICKBOLDT, Nadine, SAVOLDELLI, Georges Louis, REHBERG-KLUG, Benno. Continuous assessment of labour pain using handgrip force. In: Pain research & management, 2015, vol. 20, n° 3, p. 159–163. doi: 10.1155/2015/281976
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