Pain problems in the ICU

M. J. Murray

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To manage pain in an ICU setting effectively, one must first understand the unique features associated with the disease process for which patients are admitted. Although there are certain common denominators, a postoperative patient is different from a patient with an acute myocardial infarction. This article reviews the aspects of pain associated with the individual syndromes of patients admitted to an ICU.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-253
Number of pages19
JournalCritical Care Clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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