Doloplus-2, a valid tool for behavioural pain assessment?

@article{Hlen2007Doloplus2AV,
  title={Doloplus-2, a valid tool for behavioural pain assessment?},
  author={Jacob Chr H{\o}len and Ingvild Saltvedt and Peter M. Fayers and Marianne Jensen Hjermstad and Jon H. Loge and Stein Kaasa},
  journal={BMC Geriatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={29 - 29}
}
BACKGROUND The Doloplus-2 is used for behavioural pain assessment in cognitively impaired patients. Little data exists on the psychometric properties of the Doloplus-2. Our objectives were to test the criterion validity and inter-rater reliability of the Doloplus-2, and to explore a design for validations of behavioural pain assessment tools. METHODS Fifty-one nursing home patients and 22 patients admitted to a geriatric hospital ward were included. All were cognitively impaired and unable to… CONTINUE READING
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