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Old 11-12-2019, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Cartooniverse View Post
The effects, like the Pain Rating Scale, is entirely subjective.

Cannot imagine how medical people can evaluate pain in groups of patients.
There are ways to objectively evaluate performance/pain even if the patient cannot articulate. In horses, one way joint pain is studied is by measuring stride length. The horse is walked on a long piece of pressure sensitive material and the length of each step is measured. A painful horse takes shorter steps.