BPS : Behavior pain scale in intubated patients


BPS : Behavior pain scale in intubated patients

Behavioral Pain Scale for Pain Assessment in intubated patients

  • Facial expressions: 1 = relax, 2 = partial face tightens, 3 = fully tight face, 4 = grimacing
  • Upper extremity : 1= immobile, 2= bent partially, 3 = bent arms / fingers, 4= permanently retracted
  • Compliance w vent: 1 = tolerable, 2 = coughing on vent, 3 = fighting vent, 4 = unable to tolerate vent

Score
No pain < 3
Mild pain 4-5.
Pain unacceptable 6-11
Max pain 12

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