Pain Index

The Pain index – Skin Conductance Algesimeter indices mirror how often the skin sympathetic nerves are firing to tailor the need of analgesia during pain, nociceptive stimuli and withdrawal symptoms.

  • The Skin Conductance Algesimeter index reacts within seconds, has low variation between individuals when they are at the same emotional stress level, is not influenced from changes in blood circulation or medications acting on the blood circulation due to the nerve transmittors involved (acetylcholine acts on muscarinic recaptors.
  • Meets challenges form the opioid epidemic. The hypotensive effect of alfa-2 agonists and the blood circulatory effect of beta-blockers do not influence the Algesimeter.
  • Indices for all age groups from 23 weeks of gestational age.