'Booboos': the study of everyday pain among young children.

  title={'Booboos': the study of everyday pain among young children.},
  author={I Fearon and Patrick J. McGrath and Helen M. Achat},
  volume={68 1},
Three- to 7-year olds were observed in their day cares to determine the prevalence and nature of incidents of everyday pain (e.g. bumps, cuts, and scrapes). An observational checklist was used to record information on the behavioral responses of child and caregiver. The checklist showed excellent interrater reliability and supported the validity of the pain measure used. No age or sex differences in the incidence or severity of everyday pain were found. However, girls engaged more often in… CONTINUE READING