Pain Centre

Pain in children


A child's body talks of his pain

Thanks to groundbreaking work done by a South African researcher, the pain suffered by babies and children, both here and abroad, can now be measured by means of a simple scale.

The alphabet of pain

There's a flicker of understanding in the boy's eyes when Dr Rene Albertyn gently speaks to him - despite the fact that he has suffered serious brain damage, and is blind and deaf.

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