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Human Studies

2019 Nov

Am J Surg



It still hurts! Persistent pain and use of pain medication one year after injury.


Velmahos CS, Herrera-Escobar JP, Al Rafai SS, Fat S C, Kaafarani H, Nehra D, Kasotakis G, Salim A, Haider AH
Am J Surg. 2019 Nov; 218(5):864-868.
PMID: 30961892.


Given the scarce literature data on chronic post-traumatic pain, we aim to identify early predictors of long-term pain and pain medication use after major trauma.