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Readers Respond: How Have Pain Scales Worked for You?

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Updated January 07, 2010

From the article: Can You Rate Your Pain?
Pain scales come in all shapes and sizes, and they are commonly used in the medical field to measure pain's intensity. When used correctly, pain scales can be a vital tool to understanding your pain. Some people even use them at home, to allow their loved ones to better understand their pain.

Let's hear your stories: Where and when do you use pain scales? How do you make pain scales work for you?

effectiveness of pain rating scales

pain rating scales are generally inaccurate with chronic painers due to variations and the mix of pain types.Pain & Med tolerance
—Guest dr. wesley kitchens

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