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Dynamic Chiropractic – November 1, 2019, Vol. 37, Issue 11

Documenting Pain Can Be a Pain - It's Time to Do It Right

By Douglas R. Briggs, DC, Dipl. Ac. (IAMA), DAAPM, EMT
If you have ever worked with a patient with a pain complaint (of course you have), you know how frustrating defining pain can be. Pain is extremely subjective, and every patient interprets pain differently. Even worse, pain perception is easily manipulated by any number of factors including medications, weather changes and the patient's personal mindset. 

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