Carlos Tornero Tornero

Coordinador de la Unitat de Dolor Crònic i Agut. Servei d’Anestesiologia, Hospital Clínic Universitari de València.

types of pain

Pain is one of the symptoms for which patients seek medical treatment most. It affects 12% of the population and is considered severe in one third of these cases. This article reviews the different types of pain, both acute and chronic, and new pain-management treatments.