HPI element “radiates” location or quality

cmsande

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If patient states “chest pain that radiates to left arm”
Would this be 2 elements
Radiates= quality
Left arm= location

Or

Radiates to left arm= location
 

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If patient states “chest pain that radiates to left arm”
Would this be 2 elements
Radiates= quality
Left arm= location

Or

Radiates to left arm= location

I would say quality because it is describing the type of pain. For location you have chest and left arm.
 
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