Faces Pain Scale (FPS)

Bieri D; Reeve R; Champion GD; Addicoat L


Basic description

  • Published in 1990
  • In 2001, a revised version was published (FPS-R)

Bieri D; Reeve R; Champion GD; Addicoat L

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To measure intensity of pain in children
Therapeutic area
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Psychological Phenomena
  • Musculoskeletal and Neural Physiological Phenomena
Therapeutic indication


Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for Canada
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Bieri D, Reeve R, Champion GD, Addicoat L. The Faces Pain Scale for the self-assessment of the severity of pain experienced by children: Development, initial validation and preliminary investigation for ratio scale properties. Pain, 1990;41:139-150 (PubMed abstract)

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