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dc.title Skin conductance as a marker of pain in infants of different gestational age en
dc.contributor.author Macko, Jozef
dc.contributor.author Moravčíková, Dagmar
dc.contributor.author Kantor, Lumír
dc.contributor.author Kotíková, Martina
dc.contributor.author Humpolíček, Petr
dc.relation.ispartof Biomedical Papers
dc.identifier.issn 1213-8118 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2013
utb.relation.volume 158
utb.relation.issue 4
dc.citation.spage 591
dc.citation.epage 595
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher PALACKY UNIV
dc.publisher Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci cs
dc.identifier.doi 10.5507/bp.2013.066
dc.relation.uri http://biomed.papers.upol.cz/corproof.php?tartkey=bio-000000-0673#.UvjD5uQaLwM
dc.subject Electrical skin conductivity en
dc.subject gestational age en
dc.subject infants en
dc.subject pain en
dc.subject behavioural state en
dc.description.abstract Aims. To assess the use of skin conductance as an objective measure of pain in infants of different gestational age. A second aim was to investigate the relationship between skin conductivity and selected physiological and behavioural variables (oxygen saturation, heart rate and behavioural state). Methods. Infants were divided according to gestational age into the following 3 groups; group A: 25+0 – 31+6 weeks (13 infants), group B: 32+0 – 35+6 weeks (25 infants), group C: 36+0 – 41+6 weeks (19 infants). The pain stimulus was blood sampling. Results. The most sensitive parameter for describing changes in skin conductance related to pain was peak per second. No other parameter correlated with the physiological variables chosen. The results showed that the inability to determine basal skin conductance is a crucial disadvantage to practical application. The lack of correlation between conductance parameters and gestational age is surprising. Conclusion. We conclude that the Peak per Second is the best parameter for evaluating skin conductance in infants and it is not influenced by gestational age. Peaks per Second correlate only with Prechtl’s Scale of behavioural state and not with the physiological parameters chosen. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Technology
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1003673
utb.identifier.obdid 43870815
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84916233677
utb.identifier.wok 000347173200015
utb.source j-orig
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-12T16:16:04Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-12T16:16:04Z
dc.description.sponsorship Czech Science Foundation [13-08944S]
dc.rights Attribution 3.0
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Moravčíková, Dagmar
utb.contributor.internalauthor Humpolíček, Petr
utb.fulltext.affiliation Jozef Macko a , Dagmar Moravcikova b , Lumir Kantor c , Martina Kotikova a, Petr Humpolicek d,e a Department of Neonatology, Tomas Bata Regional Hospital in Zlin, Zlin, Czech Republic b Department of Health Care Sciences, Degree Programme Midwifery, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Zlin c Department of Neonatology, University Hospital Olomouc, Olomouc d Centre of Polymer Systems, Polymer Centre, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Zlin e Polymer Center, Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Zlin Coresponding author: Jozef Macko, e-mail: macko@bnzlin.cz
utb.fulltext.dates Received: April 23, 2013 Accepted with revision: September 10, 2013; Available online: October 2, 2013
utb.fulltext.sponsorship Financial support of the Czech Science Foundation (13-08944S) is gratefully acknowledged.
utb.fulltext.faculty Faculty of Technology
utb.fulltext.ou Polymer Centre
utb.fulltext.ou Centre of Polymer Systems
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