About Your Pain

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Abstract:

This four-page handout educates people about how to communicate to a doctor or nurse about their pain. It contains a series of simple questions patients can answer to effectively describe their pain, which can help their healthcare provider diagnose a problem. The document includes illustrations of the "Zero to Ten" Scale (0 to 10) for rating pain, and the Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Health Personnel, Pain, Physicians
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
9/1/2010
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