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This paper focuses on the importance of language in the expression of pain. Variation in definitions of pain is presented, together with a review of the evidence examining the impact language may have on the way pain is expressed linguistically. The implications for conducting research with children who speak different languages are explored. Strategies(More)
Pain-measurement tools are often criticized for not addressing the influence of culture and ethnicity on pain. This study examined how children who speak English as a primary or additional language discuss pain. Two methods were used in six focus group interviews with 34 children aged 4-7 years: (i) use of drawings from the Pediatric Pain Inventory to(More)
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