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Pain Measurement MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pain Measurement
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.600.550.324
Unique ID
D010147
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010147
Scope Note
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
Entry Term(s)
Analgesia Tests
Analog Pain Scale
Analogue Pain Scale
Assessment, Pain
Formalin Test
McGill Pain Questionnaire
McGill Pain Scale
Nociception Tests
Pain Assessment
Pain Intensity
Pain Severity
Tourniquet Pain Test
Visual Analog Pain Scale
Visual Analogue Pain Scale
Previous Indexing
Pain (1966-1986)
See Also
Pain Threshold
Sensory Thresholds
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/03/25
Revision Date
2021/03/26
Pain Measurement Preferred
McGill Pain Questionnaire Narrower
Tourniquet Pain Test Narrower
Pain Intensity Related
Analogue Pain Scale Narrower
Visual Analog Pain Scale Narrower
Formalin Test Narrower
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