NUR106 Pain management

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NUR106 Pain management
2015-12-20 12:02:57
Pain management
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  1. Nociceptive pain
    Somatic pain due to tissue injury (sharp, dull, localized)
  2. neuropathic pain
    Nerve pain more difficult to treat (burning, numbing, shooting pain)
  3. Central pain
    Nerve pain related to CNS
  4. Phantom pain
    due to amputation of a limb, pain where the limb should be due to the brain and nerves.
  5. Psychogenic pain
    Emotional pain (stress, depression, willpower)
  6. Stoic culture
    Other cultures that don't express pain the same way as modern western culture. Native american are less likely to express their pain even though they may be in 8/10 pain.
  7. Spiritual dimension pain
    Some may believe the pain is deserved due to wrong doings.
  8. Acute pain
    Sudden onset- range from 30 days to 6months.
  9. Chronic pain
    longer then 6 months
  10. Chronic malignant pain
    due to cancer metastasis-tumor growing and causing referred visceral pain.
  11. intractable benign pain
    more severe form of chronic pain that can be idiopathic.
  12. Chronic progressive pain
    a constant pain that continues to increase in severity
  13. Non-opioid
    Acetaminopen (tylenol)
  14. NSAID
    Ibuprofen (Motrin), ketoralac (toradol),meloxicam(mobic).
  15. Opioid
    Morphine, hydrocodone, oxycodone
  16. Muscle relaxants
    methocarbamol (robaxin)
  17. Antiseizure
    Gabapentin (neurontin), pregabalin (lyrica), ativan (lorazepam), Valium (diazepam)
  18. Addiction
    the psychological/physical need even when there is no actual pain.
  19. Tolerance
    pain meds not working at previous doses to control pain.