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Pain Quality Assessment Scale and Revised Pain Quality Assessment Scale (PQAS and PQAS-R)

Galer Bradley S; Gammaitoni Arnold R; Jensen Mark P

Distributed by Mapi Research Trust

Distributed by Mapi Research Trust

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Basic description

Derived from the Neuropathic Pain Scale (NPS) in 2006
Revised in 2010

Authors

Galer Bradley S; Gammaitoni Arnold R; Jensen Mark P

Copyright
PQAS © Galer, Gammaitoni, & Jensen, 2003. All Rights Reserved.
PQAS-R © Galer, Gammaitoni, & Jensen, 2010. All Rights Reserved.
Objective
To assess distinct pain qualities associated with all types and categories of pain problems, including both nociceptive and neuropathic pain
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Psychological Phenomena and Processes
  • Musculoskeletal and Neural Physiological Phenomena
Therapeutic indication

Pain

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • PRO PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Jensen MP. Pain assessment in clinical trials. In D Carr & H Wittink (Eds.). Pain management: Evidence, outcomes, and quality of life. A Sourcebook. London: Elsevier, 2008

Jensen MP, Gammaitoni AR, Olaleye DO, Oleka N, Nalamachu SR, Galer BS. The pain quality assessment scale: assessment of pain quality in carpal tunnel syndrome. J Pain. 2006 Nov;7(11):823-32

Jensen, M.P., Galer, B.S., Gammaitoni, A.R., Lin, C.P. The Pain Quality Assessment Scale (PQAS) and revised Pain Quality Assessment Scale (PQAS-R): Manual and user guide. 2010. Unpublished manuscript available from mjensen@uw.edu.


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Authors

Galer Bradley S; Gammaitoni Arnold R; Jensen Mark P

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Languages

Original language(s)

  • English for the USA

Translations

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PQAS

Bulgarian for Bulgaria*
Danish for Denmark*
Dutch for Belgium (Flemish)*
English for Canada*
English for the UK*
Finnish for Finland*
French for Canada*
French for France*
German for Germany*
Hungarian for Hungary*
Japanese for Japan*
Norwegian for Norway*
Polish for Poland*
Slovak for Slovakia*
Spanish for the USA*
Swedish for Finland*
Swedish for Sweden*

PQAS-R

Spanish for the USA*
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Last update: February 2016
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