a standardized rating scale for judging the act of encountering pain. It might take the shape of oral self-depiction, numerical ranking, or graphical descriptions of faces.

PAIN SCALE: "Pain scales are often used in labor and delivery for women in labor to easily describe the increasing or decreasing severity of their pain."
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