pain diary

pain diary

Pain management A log kept by a Pt with chronic pain, indicating when the pain is greatest during the day, and medication needs for relieving pain. See Pain maangement.
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At the time of discharge, patients received a pain diary to document their pain scores using an 11-point visual analog scale.
For some people suffering from chronic pain, part of their daily routine is recording the extent of it in a pain diary.
What better way is there to keep such a pain diary on devices we have with us all the time: tablets, smartphones, computers?
Free, Fully-Integrated ReliefInsite Functionality Features Daily Pain Diary
Not always the patient has the time, discipline or simply the ability to update a pain diary regularly.
Me and My Back - a back pain diary you can fill in, then send to your practitioner before an appointment.
The primary study end point was pain as recorded by patients in a daily 11-point pain diary.
A patient's self-report of pain was assessed with: 1) an electronic pain diary (ED), in which the patients recorded their symptoms on a "real time" basis -- this provides greater ability to receive accurate information rather than having the patient try and remember how they felt at periodic time points; 2) end-of-week reports collected on a recall basis on Friday evenings using the ED; and 3) on a monthly basis during in-clinic visits using traditional pencil-and-paper scoring.
These specialists often suggest using a pain diary to track the pain, see its development and adjust the treatment accordingly.
After having won the start-up battle at the Swiss start-up fair in September, the Zurich-based start-up Sanovation AG has more good news: Last month the team behind the pain diary app CatchMyPain was able to close a financing round by raising CHF 350'000 from business angels and friends.
The new pain diary app CatchMyPain promises to put an end to this odyssey.
Digital Pain Diary Brings Relief to Palliative Home Care in Sweden - Patients experienced an improvement in the contact with their caregivers and felt that they were participating more in their own care.