Phantom limb pain

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Title: Phantom limb pain
Author: Katz, Joel
Abstract: Traditional methods of postoperative analgesia do not provide adequate control of pain, in part because they focus on treating the patient only after the pain is well entrenched. Despite recent advances in the management of postoperative pain, up to 60% of patients continue to report moderate to severe pain shortly after surgery. 1 Patients are ordinarily transported to the recovery room, in considerable pain, where they receive high doses of morphine in an attempt to bring the pain under control. ...
Subject: phantom limb pain, randomized controlled trial, prevention, central sensitization, pain memory
Type: Article
Published: Elsevier
Citation: Katz, J. (1997). Phantom limb pain.Lancet, Nov 8; 350(9088), 1338-1339.
ISSN: 0140-6736
Date: 08/11/1997

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