JOURNAL OF SHANGHAI JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY (MEDICAL SCIENCE) ›› 2021, Vol. 41 ›› Issue (4): 546-549.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2021.04.022

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Research progress of children's pain memories

Feng-qiao WANG(), Lei ZHUANG, Fu-jun ZHANG()   

  1. Department of Anesthesiology, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China
  • Received:2020-02-29 Online:2021-04-28 Published:2021-05-14
  • Contact: Fu-jun ZHANG;
  • Supported by:
    National Natural Science Foundation of China(81871101)


In recent years, people have discovered painful memories in infancy. Children's memory of pain is plastic and related to pain trajectory and chronic pain. It is an integral part of pain assessment and treatment. Based on the results of recent clinical studies, this article reviews the definition, plasticity, clinical significance, influencing factors, and interventions of children's pain memory. The aim is to provide reference for the development of children's pain management, clinical practice and scientific research.

Key words: pediatric pain, memory, children

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