Overview of Physical Pain Assessment

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the goals of a pain-based physical assessment
  • Develop a plan for a pediatric pain physical exam 
  • Recognize potential pain and fear behaviours 
  • Understand ways to help children and youth with chronic pain feel comfortable during a physical exam

Karen Chiu, PT

Physiotherapist, SickKids

Didactic Materials

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