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Understanding Pain

An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage = ? * Pain
Unpleasant, sensory and affective experience, associated with injury or potential injury ? * Acute Pain..... is a symptom
Disease with depression, fatigue, disturbed sleep, impaired function ? * Chronic Pain..... is a disease and can affect both structure and function
Allows noxious sensations to be experienced as more painful = ? * hyperalgesia
Non-noxious sensations to be experienced as painful = ? * allodynia
Four Systems Responding to Tissue Injury ? * Nervous system (N) -- Endocrine system (E) -- Immune system (I) -- Musculoskeletal system (M)
All adaptive systems have three essential features = ? * Connectivity (interactions produce self-regulation) -- Irritability (system responds to disturbances) -- Plasticity (capable of change)
What is the Stress Response ? * 3 stages to it = Alarm, resistance, recovery (or exhaustion) ...* Stress response is based on magnitude of response to the stimuli
Created by: thamrick800