Evaluating postherniorrhaphy groin pain: Visual Analogue or Verbal Rating Scale?

Abstract

Several tools for pain measurement including a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and a Verbal Rating Scale (VRS) are currently used in patients with chronic pain. The aim of the present study was to determine which of these two pain tests performs optimally in patients following groin hernia repair. A questionnaire identified pain level in a cohort of patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10029-007-0301-9

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