OPQRST

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of onset, provocation, quality, region / radiate (or radiation), severity, time.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

OPQRST (plural OPQRSTs)

  1. (emergency medicine) The rapid assessment of a patient's condition during an emergency response.
    Your emergency scenario test next week will require strict chronological adherence to OPQRST procedures.