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Global Pain Behavior Scale from the AMA Guides

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Description:

The Global Pain Behavior Scale is part of the pain assessment used in the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. It is based on the assessment of the patient's behavior relative to the diagnosis and objective measures. It may help separate those with true pain from those who may be malingering to some degree.

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