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Technology Paves Way for More Precise Tracking of Pain

The use of innovative technology can help us evaluate people with chronic pain. A free smartphone app called the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Painapp is available for anybody to use. To get the app, go to the app store for iPhone or to Google Play for Android, and search for “BWH Painapp.” It asks for personal contact information and it also asks a lot of questions about pain. It includes daily pain assessments. You are asked 5 quick questions about the last 24 hours as it relates more...
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