3D body image provides accurate method for visualizing pain

Patients can now use a PDA to indicate where they feel pain on a 3D body image, which allows them to zoom in on certain areas or rotate the image. The pain can be classified as burning, aching, stabbing, pins and needles or numbness, which are each represented as a different colour.

This program allows physicians to track and better understand patient pain.

Because it uses a PDA, patients can collate the information while they are at home, and they don’t have to come into the doctor’s surgery.”

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