How high does a pain scale go?

How high does a pain scale go?

How high does a pain scale go?

Numeric rating scales (NRS) A person rates their pain on a scale of 0 to 10 or 0 to 5. Zero means “no pain,” and 5 or 10 means “the worst possible pain.”

How do I ask for the pain scale?

History of Your Pain

  1. What caused my pain in the first place?
  2. Did my pain start suddenly or gradually?
  3. How long have I been in pain?
  4. What am I currently doing to manage my pain?
  5. Is there anything I’m doing that’s reducing my pain?
  6. What pain medications have I taken in the past, and how did they work for me?

What age is the Flacc scale used?

Infants and children aged 2 months to 18 years.

What is a normal Flacc score?

FLACC scale

Criteria Score 0 Score 2
Legs Normal position or relaxed Kicking, or legs drawn up
Activity Lying quietly, normal position, moves easily Arched, rigid or jerking
Cry No cry (awake or asleep) Crying steadily, screams or sobs, frequent complaints
Consolability Content, relaxed Difficult to console or comfort

Can FLACC scale be used for adults?

FLACC Scale The FLACC pain scale was developed to help medical observers assess the level of pain in children who are too young to cooperate verbally. 3 It can also be used in adults who are unable to communicate.

What’s the worst pain you can feel?

The full list, in no particular order, is as follows:

  • Shingles.
  • Cluster headaches.
  • Frozen shoulder.
  • Broken bones.
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Heart attack.
  • Slipped disc.
  • Sickle cell disease.

How is Flacc calculated?

How to use the FLACC scale

  1. Rate child on each of the five categories (face, legs, arms, crying, consolability). Each category is scored on the 0 to 2 scale.
  2. Add the scores together (for a total possible score of 0 to 10).
  3. Document the total pain score.

Can Flacc scale be used for adults?