This module addresses:
Question: Is an application developed for the iPad to measure pain using a
Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) accurate, reliable and valid?
Conclusion: The iPadVAS for Pain provides an efficient way of collecting data and is accurate and reliable in healthy older adults.
Key Practice Points:
• Data collected using iPads is accurate, reliable and valid
• They may streamline data collection and reduce transcription errors
• Secure recording and storage of data is possible
• Participatory health care in monitoring chronic pain conditions may be enhanced
AN ACCURATE, RELIABLE AND VALID ELECTRONIC APP TO MEASURE PAIN
CPD Points: 0.25