FLACC behavioral pain assessment scale

FLACC behavioral pain assessment scale

[ Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, and Consolability of the patient]
A method of assessing postoperative pain levels in young children or in those with cognitive impairments that prevent them from expressing themselves clearly.
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The FLACC Behavioral Pain Assessment Scale includes an assessment of face, legs, activity, cry, and consolability as five different components of pain observed in a patient (Merkel, Voepel-Lewis, Shayevitz, & Malviya, 1997).
FLACC behavioral pain assessment scale: a comparison with the child's self-report.