Prospective judgments of acceptable outcomes for pain, interference and activity: Patient-determined outcome criteria.

@article{Thorne2009ProspectiveJO,
  title={Prospective judgments of acceptable outcomes for pain, interference and activity: Patient-determined outcome criteria.},
  author={Fiona Thorne and Stephen Morley},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2009},
  volume={144 3},
  pages={262-9}
}
The selection of outcome criteria for chronic pain, both the domain of measurement and the magnitude of change, in RCTs is largely determined by the investigators. The present study investigated patient-determined criteria for the magnitude of change necessary to achieve an 'acceptable outcome' (endpoint) on the brief pain inventory and two subscales of the multidimensional pain inventory. Seventy-eight patients attending a chronic pain out-patient clinic were asked to rate their current state… CONTINUE READING

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