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Reply To: Pain Scoring – are we all doing this regularly?

Andy Bell

Hey, that’s really interesting.. I made the same comments about taking over a patient’s care and interpreting their level of pain differently. When I was working in practice, I would ask the person to pain score at hand over so you have a benchmark of how they were approaching the patients pain levels. I guess this can take up more time, but is better for the patient.. One of my colleagues thinks that we should pain score patients as part of taking vital parameters when a patient is being examined.. What are your thoughts on that?