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Fig. 3 | BMC Medicine

Fig. 3

From: Pain relief that matters to patients: systematic review of empirical studies assessing the minimum clinically important difference in acute pain

Fig. 3

Minimum clinically important difference by baseline pain (individual patient data from 7 studies, 918 patients). MCID assessed as the mean change in pain score among patients with minimal improvement of pain, MCID = Minimal Clinically Important Difference (mm reduction on a 100 mm scale). Forest plot of mean pain difference in 723 episodes where patients reported pain to be “a little better” in 7 studies including a total of 918 patients

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