Pain assessment and DMD (Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy) - Zoom talk
• Pain assessment involves:
• Connection and relationship
• Listening (being open to figurative language and metaphor)
• Dialogue using skilled ‘pain talk’ (triadic collaboration & focused reassurance) (Carter et al., 2021; Jordan et al, 2021).
• Awareness and insight about pain literacy
• A person-centred approach that promotes person’s agency