The Study of Pain in Rats and Mice

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Pain is a clinical syndrome arising from a variety of etiologies in a heterogeneous population, which makes successfully treating the individual patient difficult. Organizations and governments recognize the need for tailored and specific therapies, which drives pain research. This review summarizes the different types of pain assessments currently being used and the various rodent models that have been developed to recapitulate the human pain condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)555-570
Number of pages16
JournalComparative Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2019


  • rats
  • mice
  • PAIN
  • pain assessment

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Review

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