Giving a voice to those unable to verbalise pain

Giving a voice to those unable to verbalise pain

Pain is an inevitable part of life. It may arise as a result of illness or injury, and may be acute or chronic in nature.

Posted on:  Aged Care Guide

As the world’s first smartphone pain assessment and monitoring device, PainChek® uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and smartphone technology to give a voice to people who cannot verbalise their pain.

Chief Scientific Officer at PainChek, Jeff Hughes, looks at how the organisation’s assessment tool can help identify and analyse pain in the elderly and dementia patients.

The response to pain is varied, and as such pain may manifest in more than just a physical sensation, impacting on an individual’s emotional and mental well-being. Read more..

PainChek Ltd
PainChek® was developed with the primary aim of improving pain management in people with dementia. (Source: PainChek®)

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