Developing a translation of the McGill pain questionnaire for cross-cultural comparison: an example from Norway.

@article{Kim1995DevelopingAT,
  title={Developing a translation of the McGill pain questionnaire for cross-cultural comparison: an example from Norway.},
  author={Hesook Suzie Kim and Donna Schwartz-Barcott and I M Holter and M Lorensen},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={421-6}
}
The ability to measure pain across diverse cultures is important for understanding the universal aspects of pain and expediting nursing intervention. The McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ) is the most valid and reliable single multidimensional pain instrument available for measuring pain. Although it has been translated in several languages, most efforts, including two Norwegian translations, have resulted in a variety of new versions, all lacking sufficient faithfulness to the original MPQ to… CONTINUE READING
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