Assessing pain in patients.

Ella McLafferty, Alistair Farley

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    Abstract

    This article defines pain and discusses options for pain assessment. Both unidimensional and multidimensional pain assessment scales are considered and described. Nursing skills required to carry out pain assessment are identified and discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)42-46
    Number of pages5
    JournalNursing Standard
    Volume22
    Issue number25
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2008

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