If you employ a health care aide or are caring for an elderly person (or child) and they have pain, use a magic marker to put a circle or x on the area of discomfort. Pain often is transient and disappears by the time they get to a physician (which may be days later), especially if they take a painkiller. Pain is very important in making a diagnosis. The human body "forgets" pain very quickly.
That's a good idea. I've been using MedHelp's pain tracker and like that I can mail it to my doctor. It shows (with color intensity) where there's pain, when, and what part of the body. Just a thought to use with your idea.
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