Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Analgesic Gap

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_199

Definition

The increase in pain levels sometimes associated with withdrawal of high-level input (usually via a Pain Service) to analgesic strategies.

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