Wong-Baker FACES Pain Rating Scale
Point to each face using the words to describe the pain intensity.
Ask the patient to choose the face that best describes their own pain and record the appropriate number.
The rating scale is recommended for persons age 3 years and older.
From Hockenberry MJ, Wilson D, Winkelstein ML: Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, ed. 7, St. Louis, 2005, p. 1259. Used with permission. Copyright, Mosby.