Published on in Vol 20, No 8 (2018): August

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/10056, first published .
Abstract Animations for the Communication and Assessment of Pain in Adults: Cross-Sectional Feasibility Study

Abstract Animations for the Communication and Assessment of Pain in Adults: Cross-Sectional Feasibility Study

Abstract Animations for the Communication and Assessment of Pain in Adults: Cross-Sectional Feasibility Study

Charles R Jonassaint   1 , MHS, PhD ;   Nema Rao   2 , MDes ;   Alex Sciuto   2 , MDes ;   Galen E Switzer   3, 4, 5, 6 , PhD ;   Laura De Castro   7 , MHSc, MD ;   Gregory J Kato   7 , MD ;   Jude C Jonassaint   7 , RN ;   Zakia Hammal   8 , PhD ;   Nirmish Shah   9 , MD ;   Ajay Wasan   10 , MSc, MD

1 Center for Behavioral Health and Smart Technology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

2 Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

3 Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

4 Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

5 Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

6 Department of Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

7 Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

8 The Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

9 Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC, United States

10 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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  • Charles R Jonassaint, MHS, PhD
  • Center for Behavioral Health and Smart Technology
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