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OPQRST: A Mnemonic for Pain Assessment

A reader asked, “What is OPQRST?”  OPQRST is mneomic for pain assessment. Onset – Did the pain start suddenly or gradually get worse and worse? Provokes/Palliates – Does anything make the pain better or worse? Quality – What does the pain feel like? Radiates – Point to where it hurts the most. Does the pain […]