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Human Studies, Neurobiology

2023 Sep 01

Eur J Pain


Prediction of pain using electrocardiographic-derived autonomic measures: A systematic review.


Wegeberg AM, Sejersgaard-Jacobsen TH, Brock C, Drewes AM


Pain is a major clinical challenge, and understanding the pathophysiology is critical for optimal management. The autonomic nervous system reacts to pain stimuli, and autonomic dysfunction may predict pain sensation. The most used assessment of autonomic function is based on electrocardiographic measures, and the ability of such measures to predict pain was investigated.