Reliability, Validity, and Pilot Outcomes of the Functional Pain Scale for Inpatient Adult Persistent Pain Populations
American Society of Pain Management Nursing- $5,000
This is a research grant from the American Society of Pain Management Nursing. It funds a study to examine an instrument to improve pain assessments among hospitalized patients. The novel approach to pain measurement will examine how reducing the focus on a pain intensity rating and instead rating personal functioning may impact overall pain management, pain care satisfaction, use of opioid medicines.