A better pain chart

Everyone has a different threshold for pain. As you know (very well!), figuring out a patient’s real level of pain can vary from having to pull it out of them to having to calm down someone who thinks a finger prick might signal the end of the world. Now, if only there was a handy chart to give them so you could get a real sense of where they fall on a scale of 1 to 10…

Ah, if only!

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2 Responses to A better pain chart

  1. ksokia

    Don’t care for number 4. Profanity is unprofessional and shows a lack of education. Just my opinion but I think this is inappropriate in a professional publication .

  2. jhodg

    The original source of this material is from a blog called hyperbole and a half. The link is: http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/02/boyfriend-doesnt-have-ebola-probably.html