Home > Medical > Pain > Pain in children Pain in children All sections in Pain » About Pain » Different Painkilling Drugs » Epidurals » FAQs » Health Tips » Local Anaesthetics » Pain News » Opiods » Pain in Children » Post-operative Pain Relief » Real-life Story 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. Start A Health24 blog » Ask Osteopath » Quiz Are you depressed? » Assess Cancer - are you at risk? » 7 warning signs you should not ignore 6 pains you shouldn't ignore load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.