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How should we determine how painful the pain is?

In clinical practice,“numbers”are often used to specify pain. Patients are asked to subjectively state their pain experience using a number from 0 to 10: 0 is no pain at all, 10 is severe pain; for example, the pain during childbirth may be as high as 7 to 9.

In addition, the patient's pain can also be inferred by observing facial expressions, for example: