- Onset of pain (time, duration)
- Palliative factors for pain
- Quality of pain (throbbing, stabbing, dull, etc.)
- Region of body affected
- Severity of pain (usually scale of 1-10)
- Timing of pain (after exercise, in evening, etc.)
- U: How does it affect 'U' in your daily life?
May wish to expand to OPPQRRSTTUVW, with the extra letters representing:
- Provocative factors
- Radiation (how does pain spread)
- Treatments tried
- Deja Vu: Has this happened before?
- Worry: What do you think or fear that it is?