Archive for Tag: pain management

Diagnostic Use of Infrared Thermography in a Patient With Chronic Pain Following Electrocution: a Case Report

Survival after severe electrocution is uncommon but chronic pain after such trauma is rare. We present a case report of an individual in whom the only modality providing objective evidence of pain related injury was infrared thermography. Case presentation A 35-year-old Caucasian woman presented to the Calgary Health Region...

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Thermography in Pain Management

The four most commonly used devices to measure heat emanating from body surfaces are: electrical thermistors contact thermography video-thermography infrared “beam” thermography. Video-thermographs produce highly accurate television like pictures of heat patterns in which different temperatures are shown as different colors in a spectrum with reds usually being warmer...

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