Assessment of Inflow Pain: Two methods
Pain severity (No pain - Mild pain - Moderate pain - Severe pain - Very severe pain) versus time
during infusion/ dwell/ drain
Number of words chosen (pain severity)
Present pain Intensity (pain severity)
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2Melzack R, Katz J: The McGill Pain Quesionnaire: Appraisal and Current Status, in Handbook of Pain Assessment, edited by Turk DC and Melzack R, Guilford Press, New York, p152-167, 1992.