Table 4.

Outcome measures recommended by the IMMPACT statement for chronic pain clinical trials14,15,16,17.

1Pain
2Physical functioning (including quality of life)
3Emotional functioning
4Participant rating of improvement and satisfaction with treatment
5Adverse symptoms and adverse events
6Participant disposition (e.g., adherence to the treatment regime and reasons for premature withdrawal from the trial)
7Role functioning (i.e., work and educational activities, social and recreational activities, home and family care)
8Interpersonal functioning (i.e., interpersonal relationships, sexual activities)
9Sleep and fatigue
  • IMMPACT: Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials.