Children Pain Using Four Pain Assessment Tools - Faces, Glasses, Chips, Colors

4개의 도구를 이용한 아동의 통증

  • Received : 2012.04.23
  • Accepted : 2012.07.12
  • Published : 2012.07.31


The purpose of this study is to measure and evaluate the degree of the pain using tools such as faces, glasses, chips, and colors for 96 children in three general hospitals. The children preferred faces, glasses, chips and colors in order, and they preferred orange color for pain-free and black for intense pain. The pain score was significantly high with the children who did not have experience in hospital except colors tool in the difference by means of general characteristics(faces, glasses, chips; p<0.05). Faces, glasses, chips, colors tools are pain assessment tools which are easy simple to handle by children including family and medical personnel. We expect these tools will be used in many ways to assess pain according to a child's age in a clinical setting.




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