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Objective Pain Scale (OPS) for Postoperative Pain Assessment

Purpose:

To evaluate a child for pain following surgery using the Objective Pain Scale (OPS).

Specialty:

Pedatrics

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complication detection, disability and performance

ICD-10:

R52, G89, R10, M54.9, N64.4, R07, M25.5, M79.6, M54.5, R10.2, M25.51, M54, R07.0

Description:

Hannallah et al developed the Objective Pain Scale (OPS) to monitor pain in children after surgery. The authors are from the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

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