[Use of Faces Scale in children's self-assessment of pain].

@article{Vihunen1998UseOF,
  title={[Use of Faces Scale in children's self-assessment of pain].},
  author={R Vihunen and Marja Sihvonen},
  journal={Hoitotiede},
  year={1998},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={123-33}
}
In this study 3-8 year old children's pain assessment and management after tonsillectomies were evaluated on two otological wards. The sample consisted of 80 children, 40 from both wards and the response rate was 92%. The groups were compared with each other: on one ward nurses used the Faces Scale in children's self assessment of pain while the other was a comparative ward. The data were collected using measurements: 1. background of children, 2. intensity of children's pain after the… CONTINUE READING