There’s an app for that! -Brightwater

Brightwater has been working with Curtin University’s Professor Jeff Hughes and PhD candidate Mustafa Atee to develop the Electronic Pain Assessment Tool (ePAT).

The easy-to-use smartphone app is now being trialled and aims to help assess pain in people with cognitive impairment so that they can be given relief sooner.

For some, the only way they can alert someone to their pain is through agitation and other non-verbal indicators including facial expression.

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