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Level of Pain Sensation and Features of Analgesia in Obese Patients

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 12 January 2022

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  • Guest Editor

    Prof. Dr. Sergii KhimichE-MailWebsite

    Head of the Department of General Surgery, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Vinnytsya, Ukraine. Chairman of the University Bioethics Committee. Member of the Board of the Ukrainian Society of Surgeons and Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine.

    Interests: Emergency surgery, Injuries, Pain, Analgesia, Treatment of surgical diseases in obese people, Polytrauma

Special Issue Information

The issue of the patient's pain and adequate analgesia has always been and is relevant. But, as a rule, all recommendations, protocols and proposals are developed by scientists for the average person, regardless of body weight or obesity. However, when providing surgical and anesthetic care to people with obesity, there are an extremely large number of problems. 

Therefore, the journal decided to publish a special edition, which will be devoted to debatable and unresolved issues of pain in people with different body weights, the peculiarities of the manufacture of medicines and the calculation of doses for analgesia and anesthesia in obese people. It will also be interesting to present materials on the peculiarities of the advantages of choosing non-narcotic analgesics, the peculiarities of preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative analgesia in surgical patients with obesity. Features of analgesia and routes of administration of medicines in the treatment of patients with wounds, traumatic injuries, burns and frostbite in obese patients will also be valuable material.


Level of pain sensation and features, Analgesia, Obese patients

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