2 pain scales appear effective for use with children

09/4/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

An observational study in the journal Pediatrics found that the Faces Pain Scale-Revised and the Color Analog Scale were effective in most cases for children 4 to 17. Researchers from Columbia University said convergent validity was similar for the two self-reported scales, but urged caution when using them with younger children.

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