CPCS; Chronic Pain Coding System

Developers: Janet A. Curran, Alexandra Taylor, Jill Chorney, Stephen Porter, Andrea Murphy, Shannon MacPhee, Andrea Bishop, Rebecca Haworth

Year of publication: 2017

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: Pediatric emergency

Restriction to setting(s): Discharge

Target group: Healthcare providers (physicians, nurses), pediatric caregivers

Language(s): English


Specific constructs/behaviours:

Introduction, tests, medications given in ED, discharge, diagnosis, treatment plans, medication for home, social concerns, follow-up, clarification, conclusion

Tool topics:

Task-oriented/technical/instrumental communication
General communication behavior / Overall communication behavior
Facilitative communication / stimulating patient activation

Intended application: Research

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Curran JA, Taylor A, Chorney J, Porter S, Murphy A, MacPhee S, Bishop A, Haworth R. Development and feasibility testing of the pediatric emergency discharge interaction coding scheme. Health Expectations. 2017 Aug;20(4):734-41.
DOI: doi: 10.1111/hex.12512

Reference links:

Tool/manual available: No. (N/A)