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Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology:
doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000110
PAIN MEDICINE: Edited by Esther Pogatzki-Zahn

Chronic pain after surgery in children

Nikolajsen, Lonea; Brix, Lone D.b

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Abstract

Purpose of review: To present the recent literature on chronic postsurgical pain in children.

Recent findings: Chronic postsurgical pain is an important problem in children, however, with a lower prevalence than in adults.

Summary: The literature on the topic is sparse. Prospective studies, including clinical examination, quantitative sensory testing, and long-term follow-up, are needed to increase our knowledge about the prevalence, risk factors, and underlying mechanisms.

© 2014 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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