FLACC Scale Introduction

Q:
FLACC scale introduction

A:
FLACC scale is a measurement to help in assessing pain levels in children, and sometimes in adults who aren’t able to communicate. FLACC stands for face, legs, activity, crying, and consolability.

The scale is scored in a range from 0 to 10, the specific details are as follows:

  • 0=Relaxed and comfortable
  • 1 to 3 = Mild discomfort/pain
  • 4 to 6 = Moderate discomfort/pain
  • 7 to 10 = Severe discomfort/pain

Keyword: FLACC scale

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