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Table 2 Inclusion and exclusion criteria for this study

From: Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties of PainChek® in UK Aged Care Residents with advanced dementia

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Diagnosis of moderate or severe dementia (measured by baseline MMSE score ≤ 20) Individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease
Documented history of chronic pain condition (e.g. arthritis) OR residents which are often treated for pain due to painful complaints Individuals partially or fully unable to exhibit facial features (such as some stroke survivors or those with facial deformities)
Residents of 65 years of age or older Individuals with a significant mental health condition such as severe depression, anxiety disorders or schizophrenia which could result in unnecessary distress
  Individuals who have been advised not to take part by their GP, staff or family member