EMT 3/24

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nikkid11
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EMT 3/24
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2013-04-05 18:46:42
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EMT mod chap 24
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EMT mod 3 chap 24
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  1. parietal pain
    a localized, intense pain that arises from the parietal peritoneum, the lining of the abdominal cavity
  2. peritoneum
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    • the membrane that lines the abdominal cavity (the parietal peritoneum) and covers the organs within it (the visceral peritoneum)
  3. referred pain
    pain that is felt in a location other than where the pain originates
  4. retroperitoneal space
    the area posterior to the peritoneum, between the peritoneum and the back
  5. tearing pain
    sharp pain that feels as if body tissues are being torn apart
  6. visceral pain
    a poorly localized, dull, or diffuse pain that arises from the abdominal organs, or viscera

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