Promoting Excellence : Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale

Instrument Name:
Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale

A visual analog scale to assess pain in pediatric patients

Clinical Care Tools - Pain Management

Donna Wong, PhD, RN and Carol Baker, PhD, RN

Author Contact Information:
Donna Wong, PhD, RN
Nursing Consultant & Assoc Professor
Univ of Oklahoma & Oral Roberts Univ
7535 S Urbana Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74136-6113

Wong, D. and Baker, C.: Pain in children: comparison of assessment scales, Pediatric Nursing 14(1):9-17, 1988.

pediatrics, pain assessment, symptom assessment, pain measures

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