Traduzione e validazione in italiano della Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) per la valutazione del dolore in pazienti incoscienti e sedati

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Accettato: 23 gennaio 2018
Pubblicato: 23 gennaio 2018
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Introduzione: la valutazione del dolore in terapia intensiva non è sempre possibile, principalmente perchè i pazienti sono spesso in uno stato d’incoscienza o coma. La letteratura indica la scala Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) come strumento adatto a valutare il dolore nei pazienti critici sedati. Il punteggio si basa su osservazioni che riguardano le espressioni facciali, i movimenti degli arti e l’adattamento alla ventilazione. Lo strumento non è ancora stato validato in italiano. L’articolo presenta la preparazione e validazione della versione italiana della BPS (BPS-ITA).



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