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I recently read that a del (unit of pain) is a measurement of pain. Has anyone heard of this and how do they measure a del?

I recently read that a del (unit of pain) is a measurement of pain.  Has anyone heard of this and how do they measure a del?

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The unit of pain is a dol.  The instrument is a dolorimeter.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolorimeter

It is not clear to me if measurements are repeatable even for the same person on different days.  And there could be a lot of variation between subjects.

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