Harahap, Ikhsanuddin Ahmad
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Pain is a common human experience. Many factors contribute in experience of pain that can impact on patients’ quality of life. When patients engaged in pain, the visible or audible behavior will occur as indication of patients’ pain or as a way to communicate to others. Therefore, identify the pain behavior of the patients will provide the additional data comprehensively with the pain scoring. Nurses as a part of health professional must take concern with patients’ behavior when they are in pain in order to identify and eliminate or minimize patients’ pain with various type of etiology. Adequate knowledge about pain behavior concept will help nurses to take care their patients through the pain management thus to increase patients’ quality of life.