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January 27, 2023


Pain Med


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/36571502?dopt=Abstract

Preserved distraction analgesia but greater impact of pain on task performance in old compared with young subjects.

Authors

Lithfous S, Després O, Devanne J, Pebayle T, Dufour A
Pain Med. 2022 Dec 26.
PMID: 36571502.

Abstract

In this study, we compared two working memory conditions to study the analgesic effect of a distraction in elderly versus young people and the effect of pain on performance on the distracting task.