Prediction of Post-Operative Pain with Surgical Pleth Index
Scientific evidence suggests that the nociception assessment variable Surgical Pleth Index (SPI) could help predict moderate to severe post operative pain when monitored before patient arousal1,2,3.
1. Surgical pleth index: prediction of postoperative pain and influence of arousal. Ledowsky, BJA 117 (3): 371-4 (2016)
2. Sevoflurane-fentanyl based Anaesthesia
3. Reliability of the Surgical Pleth Index for assessment of postoperative pain. Bein at Al, Eur J Anaesthesiol 2014; 31:1–5
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