MEDIA CENTER

PRISKA™ PROVIDER TOOLS

Assess your patients quickly and easily with our suite of online tools. Cloud-based questionnaires provide immediate insights. Priska™ Online Risk Assessment tools are designed to make pain care management easier.

Priska™ Opioid Risk Tool

The Priska™ Opioid Risk Tool™ is designed to predict  a patient’s risk for opioid abuse. The 5-question survey takes less than five minutes and fits each patient into one of three categories: low risk, moderate risk and high risk. The peer-reviewed tool is highly trusted and widely used. Our tool brings the peer-reviewed and nationally-recognized work of Dr. Lynn Webster online. The simple assessment gives doctors the insights necessary to meet some legal requirements in pain management and ease the burden. Webster LR. Predicting aberrant behaviors in opioid-treated patients: Preliminary validation of the opioid risk tool. Pain Medicine. 20005;6(6):432-442. Used With Permission.

Priska™ Behavioral Assessment of Pain

The Priska™ Behavioral Assessment of Pain (BAP-2) was developed and standardized for use in the clinical assessment of adults with sub-acute and chronic pain. This 223-question assessment takes some time to complete and provides physicians with a more comprehensive global view of a patient’s psychosocial risk factors.

Priska™ Stability Quick Screen

The Priska™ Stability Quick Screen gives doctors a brief overview of their mental well being. It can be used to help identify problem areas that need further review. The goal of the Priska™ Stability Quick Screen is to allow people with persistent pain to feel heard. A skyline of their results is quickly generated for physicians to gain additional insights into their wellbeing.

World Health Organization Disability Assessment Tool, WHODAS 2.0

WHODAS 2.0 was developed through a collaborative international approach with the aim of developing a single generic instrument for assessing health status and disability across different cultures and settings. This instrument assesses disability across six domains, including understanding and communicating, getting around, self-care, getting along with people, life activities (i.e., household, work, and/or school activities), and participation in society. It can be used to enhance clinical decision making at the initial patient interview and to monitor treatment progress.

Keele STarT Back Tool

The Keele STarT Back Screening Tool (SBST) is a brief validated tool, designed to screen pain patients with low back pain for prognostic indicators that are relevant to initial decision making. The STarT Back Screening Tool allocates patients to different treatment pathways based on their prognosis (low, medium, or high risk of poor outcome). The tool helps to group patients into three categories of risk of poor outcome (persistent disabling symptoms) low, medium, and high-risk. By being able to categorize patients into these three groups, we are then able to target interventions to each sub-group of patients to help improve outcome. Pain has clear emotional and behavioral consequences that influence the development of persistent problems and the outcome of treatment.

Screening is used to identify anyone who is at risk of having a specific health condition. However, it does not provide a diagnosis and should not be used in lieu of counsel from a medical professional.

 

*Billing Code 96103 can cover the cost of psychological testing administered by a computer, with qualified health care professional interpretation and report.