Painometer v2 is a free software application from the Health & Nutrition subcategory, part of the Home & Hobby category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2015-05-26. The program can be installed on Android.
Painometer v2 is a smartphone app that helps users to assess momentary pain intensity. It allows to measure, store, display graphically and send a set of measures of pain intensity. It includes four well-validated pain intensity scales: the Faces Pain Scale-Revised (FPS-R), the Numerical Rating Scale (NS), the Coloured Analogue Scale (CAS), and the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS). Settings and instructions are available in several languages: Catalan, Spanish, French, English and Portuguese.
This application has been winner of mHealth - Mobile World Capital Barcelona.
This application has been developed and tested by the Unit for the Study and Treatment of Pain - ALGOS, Rovira i Virgili University. More information at: http://algos-dpsico.urv.cat/en/painometer
Painometer v2 is patient and health professional oriented.
The use of Painometer v2 does not replace doctor-patient relationship.
The contents have been developed by a team of psychologists specialized in the assessment and treatment of pain. All the research group is linked to Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Dr. Jordi Miró, Rocío de la Vega, Elena Castarlenas, Elizabeth Sánchez-Rodríguez). The developers are Computer Engineers (Roman Roset) and technical engineers in telecommunications, specializing in Telematics (Gerard Gutierrez and Pere Llorens).
The creators of Painometer v2 are committed to reviewing the content and functionality of the application and to improve it on the basis of the available scientific and technical evidence.
Papers about Painometer:
 de la Vega R, Roset R, Castarlenas E, Sánchez-Rodríguez E, Solé E, Miró J. Development and Testing of Painometer: A Smartphone App to Assess Pain Intensity. J Pain 2014;15:1001–7. doi:10.1016/j.jpain.2014.04.009.
 Castarlenas E, Sánchez-Rodríguez E, Vega R de la, Roset R, Miró J. Agreement Between Verbal and Electronic Versions of the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS-11) when Used to Assess Pain Intensity in Adolescents. Clin J Pain 2015;31:229–34. doi:10.1097/AJP.0000000000000104.
 Sánchez-Rodríguez E, de la Vega R, Castarlenas E, Roset R, Miró J. AN APP for the Assessment of Pain Intensity: Validity Properties and Agreement of Pain Reports When Used with Young People. Pain Med 2015;16:1982–92. doi:10.1111/pme.12859.
 Sanchez-Rodriguez E, Castarlenas E, de la Vega R, Roset R, Miro J. On the electronic measurement of pain intensity: Can we use different pain intensity scales interchangeably? J Health Psychol 2016. doi:10.1177/1359105316633284.
About the use of FPS-R Scale:
The Faces Pain Scale-Revised has been reproduced with permission of the International Association for the Study of Pain® (IASP).
Original source: Hicks CL, von Baeyer CL, Spafford P, van Korlaar I, Goodenough B. Faces Pain Scale-Revised: Toward a Common Metric in Pediatric Pain Measurement. PAIN® 2001; 93:173-183
Faces Pain Scale - Revised (FPS-R), copyright ©2001, International Association for the Study of Pain, used by permission. www.iasp-pain.org/FPSR
About the use of the Coloured Analogue Scale:
The Coloured Analogue Scale has been reproduced with permission of the authors.
Original source: McGrath PA, Seifert CE, Speechley KN, Booth JC, Stitt L, Gibson MC. A new analogue scale for assessing children’s pain: an initial validation study. PAIN® 1996; 64:435–43
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