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Objective To examine the reliability and validity and to decrease the battery of items in the Pain Care Quality (PainCQ©) Surveys. Data Sources/Study Setting Patient-reported data were collected prospectively from 337 hospitalized adult patients with pain on medical/surgical oncology units in four hospitals in three states. Study Design This methodological study used a cross-sectional survey design. Each consenting patient completed two PainCQ© Surveys, the Brief Pain Inventory-Short Form, and demographic questions.