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Descriptor in English: Pain, Intractable
Descriptor in Spanish: Dolor Intratable
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dor Intratável
Descriptor in French: Douleur rebelle
Entry term(s): Intractable Pain
Intractable Pains
Pain, Refractory
Pains, Intractable
Pains, Refractory
Refractory Pain
Refractory Pains
Tree number(s): C23.888.592.612.776
Scope note: Persistent pain that is refractory to some or all forms of treatment.
Annotation: usually chronic, so do not coordinate with CHRONIC PAIN
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
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 1974
DeCS UI: 10334
Descriptor UI: D010148
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Pain, Intractable - Preferred
Concept UI M0015750
Scope note Persistent pain that is refractory to some or all forms of treatment.
Preferred term Pain, Intractable
Entry term(s) Intractable Pain
Intractable Pains
Pain, Refractory
Pains, Intractable
Pains, Refractory
Refractory Pain
Refractory Pains



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