Validation of the COMFORT Behavior scale and the FLACC scale for pain assessment in Chinese children after cardiac surgery.

@article{Bai2012ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the COMFORT Behavior scale and the FLACC scale for pain assessment in Chinese children after cardiac surgery.},
  author={Jinbing Bai and Lily Lihwa Hsu and Yan Tang and M van Dijk},
  journal={Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={18-26}
}
Appropriate pain assessment plays a key role in understanding the pain status of critically ill children. However, the utility of the face, legs, activity, cry, consolability (FLACC) scale and the COMFORT Behavior (COMFORT-B) scale have not been extensively explored for children after cardiac surgery in China. A repeated-observation study was conducted to… CONTINUE READING