This app can tell doctors how much pain you’re in, even when you can’t

An app that measures pain by analysing facial “micro-expressions” is expected to be available later this year.

ePAT Technologies (ASX:EPT) developed the app to help carers determine when someone who can’t communicate well is in pain.

An initial version of the app for patients with dementia was cleared for use as a medical device in Australia by the TGA in July, and a second version for young children is in development.  |

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