Overestimation and underestimation of labor pain.

  title={Overestimation and underestimation of labor pain.},
  author={Eyal Sheiner and Reli Hershkovitz and Moshe Mazor and Miriam Katz and Ilana Shoham-Vardi},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  volume={91 1},
OBJECTIVE To define factors affecting the ability of the medical staff to estimate the level of pain during labor. METHODS The study population consisted of 255 consecutive women. All parturients were asked to rate their pain level, using a visual analog scale. At the same time, the caregivers estimated the degree of pain as was exhibited by the… CONTINUE READING