The language of pain ? better requirements for pain tools

Ellen A.A. Jaatun, Brian Dixon, Elizabeth Brooks

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We describe a co-design method for development of an assessment tool for chronic pain. Here, by taking a "research through design" approach, we visualized and shared various strands of our domain knowledge. From this, a common understanding of the relevant issues was seen to emerge, which in turn facilitated creativity among the group. Thereafter, a collective proposal for a pain assessment tool was formulated After outlining this proposal, we move on to argue that, based on our experience this method provides a useful platform for interdisciplinary collaboration in healthcare technology development.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)91-100
Number of pages10
JournalPAHI: Practical Aspects of Health Informatics
Publication statusPublished (in print/issue) - 1 May 2014

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  • Pain, Pain Management, Research through Design, Design Cube

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