A Universal Language for Pain

A Universal Language for Pain

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It’s really hard to describe.

I’m guilty of being frustrated when my own family can’t properly describe it when they’re getting me to assess a problem. I’m thankfully more patient with my patients, but it’s the same deal.

Pain can be vague and the words we use can be very different.

I just came across this tool which looks good. Mercedes-Benz has apparently been working with Thai health professionals to develop a tool to cut through the barrier of language and to help with the difficulty of describing pain: 



I really like it and thought it worth sharing.

What do you think? Something useful for us all to use?

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