OPQRST


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OPQRST

onset, provocation, quality, region, radiation, referral, severity, time (mnemonic used in emergency medicine to evaluate a patient).
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The onset, provocation, quality, region, severity and time (OPQRST) method of pain assessment is an ideal tool to assess the patient's pain and a good measure of how effective the pharmacological interventions have been (Wood & Garner, 2012).