UNIT 3-PAIN REVIEW

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UNIT 3-PAIN REVIEW
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2011-09-26 00:40:54
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UNIT UALR PAIN REVIEW NURSING
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UNIT 3-PAIN REVIEW
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  1. Susie comes in and describes a physical, subjective discomfort that has required her to seek health care. What is she experiencing?
    Pain
  2. Is assessing for signs of tissue damange apart of completing a pain assessment on a pt.?
    Yes
  3. What is acute pain?
    Of recent onset, last from seconds to 6 months.
  4. Mr. Billy has recently been in a car accident and has lost his left arm. Most likely will he experience acute or chronic pain. Why?
    Acute, because trauma from an accident is easier to alleviate with meds within 6 months.
  5. When acute pain occurs what is the pain sympathetic response?
    Increased pulse rate, blood pressure rate, dialated pupils and diaphoresis.
  6. What are the factors to consider when completing a pain assessment?
    Quality, Location, Burning, Aching, Intensity, Pattern, Time, Duration, Comforatability.
  7. What are some behavioral effects to observe when a pt is in pain?
    Moaning, Screaming, Crying, Facial Expressions, and Body Movements.
  8. How does age influence pain in the older adult?
    Older adults accept pain as part of chronic illness.
  9. True or False

    The older adult won't report pain for fear of lifestyle changes?
    True
  10. Women are more prevelant to get arthritis?

    True or False
    True

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