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2019 Oct

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol



Patient-reported outcome measures for acute and chronic pain: current knowledge and future directions.


Pogatzki-Zahn E, Schnabel K, Kaiser U
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2019 Oct; 32(5):616-622.
PMID: 31415046.


During the past years, patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have become of growing awareness and importance in medical research and practice. This review summarizes recent developments concerning PROs and PROMs related to pain in the acute postoperative as well as chronic settings and indicates gaps and challenges relevant for future research and clinical applications.