Pain Assessment: “OPQRSTU” Assessment of pain is a crucial part in the role of nurses, and as such utilizing a problem-solving process becomes part of the equation. Nursing Health Assessment Mnemonics & Tips: http://nurseslabs.com/nursing-health-assessment-mnemonics-tips/
This is why I hate the effing pain scale. It's meaningless. Like my 6 is most people's 10. And health care "professionals" don't believe it can be that bad, so we end up undertreated. Stop punishing chronic pain patients. Don't we already suffer enough?