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Descriptor English: Breakthrough Pain
Descriptor Spanish: Dolor Irruptivo
Descriptor Portuguese: Dor Irruptiva
Descriptor French: Douleur paroxystique
Entry term(s): Breakthrough Pains
Pain, Breakthrough
Pains, Breakthrough
Tree number(s): C23.888.592.612.191
F02.830.816.131
G11.561.790.444.393
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059390
Scope note: Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.
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
Previous Indexing: Pain (1989-2011)
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
DeCS ID: 54518
Unique ID: D059390
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/07/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Breakthrough Pain - Preferred
Concept UI M0549735
Scope note Acute pain that comes on rapidly despite the use of pain medication.
Preferred term Breakthrough Pain
Entry term(s) Breakthrough Pains
Pain, Breakthrough
Pains, Breakthrough



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