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Note: The FPS-R scalable vector images and instructions are in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Instruction Translations

Click on the language below to download the FPS-R instructions as a PDF in that language. For languages not listed below, please see "How to Translate the Faces Pain Scale - Revised." You may contribute your translation to IASP for inclusion in the links below by sending (with an independent back-translation) to

* Certified translation provided courtesy of Mapi,