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The ACTTION–APS–AAPM Pain Taxonomy (AAAPT) Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Pain Conditions: An Introduction

In 2013, the Analgesic, Anesthetic, and Addiction Clinical Trial Translations, Innovations, Opportunities, and Networks (ACTTION) public-private partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the American Pain Society (APS) collaborated to address the ongoing need for a systematic, standardized, and evidence based diagnostic framework applied to chronic pain conditions. This effort, termed the ACTTION-APS Pain Taxonomy (AAPT), created a 5-dimensional framework whereby chronic pain conditions could be classified in a multidimensional manner while embracing the biopsychosocial variables associated with each condition.

The ACTTION–APS–AAPM Pain Taxonomy (AAAPT) Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Pain Conditions: An Introduction

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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