2010 Revised APS Patient Outcome Questionnaire
Developed by an interdisciplinary task force of members of the American Pain Society, the Patient Outcome Questionnaire (APS-POQ) for QI has been revised to include instrument psychometrics. The article is available by open access at The Journal of Pain web site.
Gordon DB, Polomono R, Pellino TA, Turk DC, McCracken L, Sherwood G, Farrar J, Paice J, Wallace M, Strassels S. Psychometrics of the Revised American Pain Society Patient Outcome Questionnaire (APS-POQ) for Quality Improvement of Acute and Cancer Pain Management.
Journal of Pain 11(11):1172-1186.
The authors of this work encourage the use of the POQ instrument in local clinical settings. To facilitate its use, Pain-Out* has prepared translations of the survey into 11 languages. The translated versions below are also available for application without further permission required.
- Patient Questionnaire (English version)
- Cross-Cultural Adaptation Process Used for the revised American Pain Society Patient Outcome Questionnaire (APS-POQ-R)
- Arabic Translation
- French Translation
- German Translation
- Hebrew Translation
- Icelandic Translation
- Indoesian Translation
- Italian Translation
- Korean Translation
- Malay Translation
- Mandarin Translation
- Romanian Translation
- Spanish Translation
- Swedish Translation
- Turkish Translation
*Pain-Out is a European Commission-funded multi-national research project to validate a system for measurement and feedback of outcome quality and support of decision making. This project will provide a unique and user-friendly web-based information system to improve treatment of patients with post-operative pain.