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Title: Pain Assessment--Can it be Done with a Computerised System? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Authors: Pombo, Nuno
Garcia, Nuno
Bousson, Kouamana
Spinsante, Susanna
Chorbev, Ivan 
Issue Date: 13-Apr-2016
Publisher: MDPI AG
Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 
Abstract: Mobile and web technologies are becoming increasingly used to support the treatment of chronic pain conditions. However, the subjectivity of pain perception makes its management and evaluation very difficult. Pain treatment requires a multi-dimensional approach (e.g., sensory, affective, cognitive) whence the evidence of technology effects across dimensions is lacking. This study aims to describe computerised monitoring systems and to suggest a methodology, based on statistical analysis, to evaluate their effects on pain assessment.
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph13040415
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering: Journal Articles

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