Rethinking the Traditional Pain Scale

I agree with you. Pain is pain for me and when I come to you for help, please don’t upset me more by trying to categorize what I am feeling.

The Professional Patient

Rethinking the Traditional Pain Scale

I have mixed feelings about some of the proposed methods for communicating about pain, but I’m glad the traditional pain scale is being rethought. I would prefer a scale with one or two sentences per pain level, to make sure patient and doctor are speaking the same language. See my earlier post on that topic.

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