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Long-Term Consequences of Neonatal Pain

  • Timothy CasiasEmail author


Until 1985, it was widely believed that neonates did not experience pain. However, after years of neglect, there is starting to be research done on this topic and a bigger focus on trying to relieve pain in these infants. Some of this research specifically focuses on how the nervous system changes in response to noxious stimuli and untreated pain.


Neonatal Development Pain Pain circuitry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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