Explaining the symptoms of pain

Julie Swann
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, September 2010, Mark Allen Group
  • DOI: 10.12968/bjha.2010.4.9.78262

Understanding pain symptoms.

What is it about?

This article explores the causes and effects of pain. It also provides details of the various forms of pain assessment.

Why is it important?

Pain is a subjective sensation that generally alerts the body to an area that requires attention, protection or rest.


Mrs Julie I Swann

Pain is a common - and often the main - symptom of many conditions.

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