Descriptor English: Pain
Descriptor Spanish: Dolor
Descriptor dolor
Entry term(s) sufrimiento físico
Scope note: Sensación desagradable inducida por estímulos nocivos que se detectan por las TERMINACIONES NERVIOSAS de las NEURONAS NOCICEPTIVAS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Dor
Descriptor French: Douleur
Entry term(s): Ache
Burning Pain
Burning Pains
Crushing Pain
Crushing Pains
Migratory Pain
Migratory Pains
Pain, Burning
Pain, Crushing
Pain, Migratory
Pain, Radiating
Pain, Splitting
Pains, Burning
Pains, Crushing
Pains, Migratory
Pains, Radiating
Pains, Splitting
Physical Suffering
Physical Sufferings
Radiating Pain
Radiating Pains
Splitting Pain
Splitting Pains
Suffering, Physical
Sufferings, Physical
Tree number(s): C23.888.592.612
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.
Annotation: general; note specifics including precoordinated locational pain terms like ABDOMINAL PAIN; CHEST PAIN, etc.; / diag: consider also PAIN MEASUREMENT but PAIN / diag is probably PAIN / etiol; / physiopathol: PAIN THRESHOLD is also available; congenital absence of pain = PAIN SENSITIVITY, CONGENITAL; differentiate from PAIN PERCEPTION which takes place in the brain
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Entry Combination: therapy:Pain Management
Related: Analgesia MeSH
Analgesics MeSH
Hyperalgesia MeSH
Pain Insensitivity, Congenital MeSH
Palliative Care MeSH
DeCS ID: 10333
Unique ID: D010146
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Pain - Preferred
Concept UI M0015742
Scope note An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.
Preferred term Pain
Pain, Burning - Narrower
Concept UI M0336480
Preferred term Pain, Burning
Entry term(s) Burning Pain
Burning Pains
Pains, Burning
Suffering, Physical - Narrower
Concept UI M0336478
Preferred term Suffering, Physical
Entry term(s) Physical Suffering
Physical Sufferings
Sufferings, Physical
Pain, Migratory - Narrower
Concept UI M0336482
Preferred term Pain, Migratory
Entry term(s) Migratory Pain
Migratory Pains
Pains, Migratory
Pain, Radiating - Narrower
Concept UI M0336483
Preferred term Pain, Radiating
Entry term(s) Pains, Radiating
Radiating Pain
Radiating Pains
Pain, Splitting - Narrower
Concept UI M0336484
Preferred term Pain, Splitting
Entry term(s) Pains, Splitting
Splitting Pain
Splitting Pains
Ache - Narrower
Concept UI M0336479
Preferred term Ache
Entry term(s) Aches
Pain, Crushing - Narrower
Concept UI M0336481
Preferred term Pain, Crushing
Entry term(s) Crushing Pain
Crushing Pains
Pains, Crushing

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