Development and Application of an Improved Thermal Dolorimeter
The thermal dolorimeter of W Hardyl has been used to measure thermal pain threshold (Fig 1). The original model is accurate but has the following drawbacks:
Measurements must be repeated to determine the thermal pain threshold
It is too large and requires elaborate preparation of the subjects being investigated.
KeywordsSkin Temperature Pain Threshold Oriental Medicine Skin Electric Resistance Computer Simulation Computer Simulation
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