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August 14, 1967

Technique for Quantitating Abdominal Pain

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, New York Medical College, New York.

JAMA. 1967;201(7):558-560. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130070078030

Recently, a technique for measuring the degree of abdominal pain has been devised. The technique requires the use of a standard blood pressure cuff, and pain is measured in terms of millimeters of mercury.