Measuring acute pain in the prehospital setting.


Severe pain is a common presenting symptom for emergency patients. One major challenge in the management of severe pain is the objective measurement of pain. Due to the subjective nature of pain, it can be very difficult for clinicians to quantify pain intensity and measure the qualitative features of the pain experience. A number of measurement tools have… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/emj.2008.062539


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@article{Jennings2009MeasuringAP, title={Measuring acute pain in the prehospital setting.}, author={Paul A. Jennings and Peter Cameron and Stephen Bernard}, journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ}, year={2009}, volume={26 8}, pages={552-5} }