Pain Centre

Pain in children

Learn more about symptoms, prevention and treatment of pain in children and find out how tests including the touch visual pain score can help identify the source and severity of paediatric pain.

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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