Scale allowing the detection of misuse of opioid analgesics.
For which patients? Adults.
For what pain? Pain justifying the administration of an opioid.
The caregiver questions the patient or the patient answers the 6 questions independently with “yes” or “no”. Each “yes” answer counts 1 point. The sum of the “yes” answers constitutes the score. If the score is ≥ 2, the subject may be at risk for opioid treatment.