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