The McGill pain questionnaire: from description to measurement.

@article{Melzack2005TheMP,
  title={The McGill pain questionnaire: from description to measurement.},
  author={Ronald Melzack},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={
          199-202
        }
}
  • R. Melzack
  • Published 1 July 2005
  • Education
  • Anesthesiology
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