Next steps in ICU pain research

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Correspondence to Kathleen Puntillo.

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Take-home message: Knowledge about pain in ICU patients has advanced considerably over the past several years. Analysis of the limitations and gaps in this prior research provides direction for research that could lead to improvements in the comfort of ICU patients.

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Puntillo, K., Gélinas, C. & Chanques, G. Next steps in ICU pain research. Intensive Care Med 43, 1386–1388 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-017-4694-3

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Keywords

  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Remifentanil
  • Intensive Care Unit Patient
  • Dexmedetomidine
  • Pain Assessment