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From: Validation of the English version of the UNESP-Botucatu multidimensional composite pain scale for assessing postoperative pain in cats

Figure 3

Construct validity by known-groups discrimination: perioperative hydromorphone or preoperative fentanyl. Median and semi-range (range divided by 2) of the total pain score one hour post anesthesia in cats undergoing ovariohysterectomy and treated with either perioperative hydromorphone (n = 16) or preoperative fentanyl (n = 12), during the clinical application of the English version of the UNESP-Botucatu-MCPS in an English-speaking country (Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Colorado State University, USA). * Indicates statistical difference between groups (p < 0.001) by Mann–Whitney test.

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