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Nursing Health Assessment Mnemonics & Tips

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:


Pain of the rhomboid muscle is the pain, which is present in the upper back region just beneath the neck and between the upper shoulder blades. Know its causes, signs, symptoms, exercises, stretches and prevention.

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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?