Pain scale

Jenny Zhao MD is an Emergency Medicine Physician at Montefiore Health System | @jz_comics | Instagram |


    • Hi Dr. O’Brien,
      Not at all! Of course all art is open to the interpretation of the viewer. My intention was to, with hyperbole and humor, highlight the questionable utility of using the pain scale as a vital sign given its subjectivity. Thanks for the comment!


  1. Hi Dr Zhao. I like your drawing of a patient chewing gum. Thanks a lot. Being a nurse who has to treat pain, I find this picture a very good depiction of some of our complainers.

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