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FLACC pain scale
(F) Face, (L) Leg, (A) Activity. (C) Cry, (C) Consolability

Purpose : Evaluation of severity of pain in individuals who are unable to communicate

Admin time : 5-10 min

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : Primary Carer or Self-administered


Content : scoring of 0-2 for (F) Face, (L) Leg, (A) Activity. (C) Cry, (C) Consolability


Author :  Merkel S, Voepel-Lewis T, Malviya S, 2002

Copyright : Free to use

FLACC pain scale

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FLACC pain scale - online

This Tool is used in the Pain Assessment

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The Pain Assessment is one of 5 sub-domains of the  Medical Assessment

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The Medical Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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