A comparison of pain-assessment tools for use with elderly long-term-care residents.

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The purpose of this study was to examine the psychometric properties (test-retest and interrater reliability, criterion concurrent validity) of 3 verbal pain-assessment tools (Faces Pain Scale, Numerical Rating Scale, Present Pain Intensity Scale) and a behavioural pain-assessment scale for use with an elderly population. The study used a repeated-measures… (More)

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@article{Kaasalainen2003ACO, title={A comparison of pain-assessment tools for use with elderly long-term-care residents.}, author={Sharon Kaasalainen and Joan Crook}, journal={The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres}, year={2003}, volume={35 4}, pages={58-71} }