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  1. Sx (Alka and Acid)
    HA
    Adominal dicomfort
    Nausea
    Diarrhea
    Dysrhythmias
    Lethargy/confusion

    Vomitting
    Anorexia
    Coma
    Metabolic Acidosis
  2. Combines cognitive, sensory, and emotional components - in addition to psychological aspects - can block the individual perception of pain is
    Gate Control Theory
  3. Relating to pain management, the health care organizations are expected to:

    i.e. Joint Commission Standards
    *Recognize the clients

    • *Assess pain in all clients
    • *Record the results
    • *Educate in pain assessment & Manag

    • *Determine competency
    • *Establish policy and procedures
    • *Ensure pain doesn't interfere with participation and rehabilitation
    • *Include Client's needs for sx mng't in discharge planning process
    • *Collect data to monitor appropriateness and effectiveness in pain management
  4. PQRST stands for? (i.e. Memory Trick)
    • Onset - when did it start
    • *Provokes the pain (aggravating factors)
    • *Quality of pain (gnawing, pounding)
    • *Region (location) and rediation to other body sites
    • * Severity (qty. 0-10 scale) 0=no pain & setting (what causes the pain)
    • * Timing (onset, duration, frequency)
  5. Gnawing, pounding, burning, stabbing, pinching, aching, throbbing and crushing are examples of?
    Quality of pain
  6. ___ may ignore their pain, believing it is a consequence of aging.
    Older adults

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2011-06-06 07:24:28
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