COMP4_PainManagement

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COMP4_PainManagement
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2013-04-22 15:07:46
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  1. Factors Affecting Pain
    • Physical
    • Psychological
    • social
    • Cultural
    • Tolerance
  2. Nature of Pain
    • Emotional, Physical, Cognitive
    • decrease quality of life
    • physical/ mental stimuli
    • subjective & individualized
  3. Sensory Fibers
    A: fast, localized, sharp, distinct

    C: slow, burning, persistent, poorly localized
  4. Pain Pathway
    • Transduction: converting stimulus into Energy
    • Transmission: transfering of energy to brain by nociceptors
    • Perception: how pt feels pain
    • Modulation: fixing the pain
  5. Pain Classification
    Nociceptors: visercal (body cavities, organs) Somatic ( skin, bones, muscles, joints)

    Nonnociceptors: PNS & CNS perception( neuron malfunction)
  6. Types of Pain
    • Acute: identifiable cause, short duration, limited emotional response, protective
    • Chronic: may/not have identifiable cause, lasts 6months or longer, no longer protective
    • Chronic Episodic
    • Inferred pain
    • Cancer
    • idiopathic pain
  7. Characteristics of Pain
    • timing
    • quality
    • quanity
    • pattern
    • relieving factors
    • location
    • how it affect ┬áthe patient
    • associated factors
  8. ABCDE's of pain management
    • Ask
    • Believe
    • Choice
    • Deliver
    • Empower
  9. Barriers of Effective Pain Management
    • physical dependence
    • drug tolerance
    • addiction
    • placebo

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