Key messages

• Pain in the critical care setting is predominantly associated with nociception.

• Neuropathic pain must always be considered as it responds poorly to drugs used for nociceptive pain and requires different treatments.

• Pain should be assessed and recorded along with other routine measurements to provide an overview of the 'pain state'.

• The pain management team should be involved early in patients with pain which is responding poorly to treatment.

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