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Risk factors associated with chronic pain in survivors of critical illness: a prospective study

ABSTRACT Aim. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of chronic post-Intensive care Unit (ICU) pain in survivors of critical illness and to identify the risk factors. Methods.  A prospective study design.All patients aged at least 18 admitted to our ICU for >24 h are routinely observed during ICU stay, contacted and interviewed at a 6-month interval to …