Measurement of pain: self-report strategies.


Journal Article

There are many options available to measure a child's self-report of pain. Many factors should be considered when choosing a scale, including previous testing, ease of administration, age of the child, and type of pain experience. When selecting a measure, it is important to pretest it with a sample similar to that in the proposed study to evaluate these factors.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Broome, ME

Published Date

  • July 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 131 - 133

PubMed ID

  • 1930803

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1930803

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-8457

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1043-4542

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/104345429100800306


  • eng