nursing assessment

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nursing assessment
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2010-10-03 01:28:33
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pain assessment
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  1. Three categories of long-standing or chronic pain:
    chronic malignant, chronic non-malignant, persistent or recurring
  2. A defense mechanism and an immediate pain after trauma, surgery or medical procedure
    Acute pain
  3. ________ is the fifth vital sign
    pain
  4. It functions as an indicator of the nature, location and intensity of the ailment
    pain
  5. One major characteristic of pain is;
    It can only be described by the person experiencing it
  6. _______ is a universal response to many health alterations
    pain
  7. Characterized by well-defined, temporal parameters with a begining and end, often well-localized and precisely describable in character
    acute pain
  8. The presence of pain 3-4 weeks after complete resolution of disease process or injury(original 6 months arbitrary
    chronic pain
  9. subjective and objective signs of sympathetic nervous system activation with increased pulse, blood pressure and increased activity, restlessness and agitation
    Acute pain
  10. This kind of pain has an onset less well-defined
    chronic pain
  11. Described as endless, without begining or end
    chronic pain

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