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McGill University,

at Montreal, Que., Canada; coeducational; chartered 1821, opened 1829. It was named for James McGill, who left a bequest to establish it. Its real development dates from 1855 when John W. DawsonDawson, Sir John William,
1820–99, Canadian geologist and educator, b. Pictou, N.S., studied at the Univ. of Edinburgh. After serving (1850–55) as superintendent of education in Nova Scotia, he was from 1855 to 1893 principal of, and professor of geology at, McGill
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 became principal. It has faculties of arts, science, dentistry, engineering, graduate studies, education, management, religious studies, law, medicine, and music, as well as schools of architecture, urban planning, computer science, social work, library and information studies, nursing, human communication disorders, occupational health, and physical and occupational therapy. Anglican, Presbyterian, and United Church theological colleges are affiliated. Macdonald College at Ste Anne de Bellevue, Que., includes the faculty of agriculture and environmental sciences and the school of dietetics and human science. McGill is noted for its graduate work in chemistry, medicine (especially neurology and psychiatry), and biology. It has a fine medical library and medical museum.
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El dolor relacionado, ya sea con puncion o con la retirada de la aguja, se cuantifico mediante una escala validada visual analogica (EVA) y la escala McGill Pain Questionnaire Short Form (SF-MPQ).
Short-form McGill pain questionnaire (SF-MPQ) subscales scores were calculated and compared between two groups at each time point (Table 2).
Successive hierarchical linear regression models investigating demographics; medical, blast, and injury history; trauma exposure; and psychiatric variables as predictors of Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire ratings (N = 201).
8) Abbreviations: MPQ= McGill Pain Questionnaire, BPI = Brief Pain Inventory
For pain assessment therapists identified visual analogue scales of pain intensity, and the adult-oriented McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ) (Melzack, 1975).
The McGill pain questionnaire assessed what the pain felt like, how it changed over time, and its intensity.
Secondary outcomes included average day and night severity, as well as portions of the Brief Pain Inventory, Clinical Global Impression of Severity Scale, Patient's Global Impression of Improvement, Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire, Dynamic Allodynia, Short Form-36 Health Status Survey, and Euro Quality of Life instrument.
Knutzen, of Western Washington University, Bellingham, used the McGill Pain Questionnaire to assess pain at baseline and at the study's end.
The subjects' mean pain severity was 27 on the McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ) scale.
Secondary efficacy measures included pain severity for 24-hour worst pain and night pain, Patient Global Impression of Improvement, Brief Pain Inventory severity scales, Sensory Portion of the Short Form McGill Pain Questionnaire, Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAMD17), Clinical Global Impression of Severity and Dynamic Allodynia.
Pain was measured with two instruments: the Brief Pain Inventory-Long Form (BPI-LF) and the McGill Pain Questionnaire Short Form (MPQ-SF).
In addition to the BPI, the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ) was used to measure pain.

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