Burn Injury Pain The Continuing Challenge
Summer, G.J., Puntillo, K.A., Miaskowski, C., et al. (2007). Burn Injury Pain: The Continuing Challenge. (Abstract only.) Journal of Pain. 8(7):533-48.
This article discusses the different types of pain associated with the different phases of burn recovery, and how opioids, the most frequently utilized medications for pain, are often incorrectly dosed due to the shifting nature of burn pain. The authors also summarize pain management strategies and medications used in the various stages of burn care.