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Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) for Sedated Patient in ICU

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient in the ICU for signs of pain using the behavioral pain score (BPS) of Payen et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

R52.1, R52.2

Description:

Payen et al developed a scale for grading pain in a sedated patient in the intensive care unit (ICU). They used behavioral features that could be observed by the clinician. The authors are from Albert Michalion Hospital in Grenoble, France.

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