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Comfort & Pain Manag

Module I- Louden-102 Comfort & Pain Management- Calhoun

When would you use least invasive or safest first... For Pain management
Most common & effictive method of pain relief used... Analgesics
The maximum 24 hr dose for these two drugs is 4 g Tylenol & Aspirin
Tylenols major adverse effect is... Hepatotoxicity
This drug works peripherally & centrally, but its action is unknown... Tylenol
Use this drug to treat overdoses of Tylenol... Mucomyst
Tylenol is the best choice of meds for... Older Adults
Opioids Narcotics
These enhance analgesics or have a analgesic properties that were originally unknown... Adjuvants/Coanalgesics
Secondary choice of drus for Older Adults... NSAIDS (Asprin/ibuprofen)
What does this stand for NSAIDS... Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory drugs
These act on peripheral nerve receptors to reduce transmission of pain stimuli & do not interfere with bowels... NSAIDS
This drug is used postoperatively unless contraindicated... NSAIDS (Asprin/ibuprofen)
Used for mild to moderate pain & does not depress the CNS... NSAIDS (Asprin/ibuprofen)
Used for Moderate to severe pain & depression of the CNS... Opioid Analgesics(Narcotics)
Respiratory depression is only clinically significant if there is a decrease in the... rate & depth of repirations from the patients baseline assessment
Sedation, always occurs before repiratory depression is an adverse effect of ... Opioids
Adverse effects include nausea, vomiting, constipation, iching, urinary retention, myoclonus, & altered mental processes, contradicated during breast feeding, prolonged use can lead to addiction... Opioids
Use the "Start low" & "go slow" (Dose)for... Older Adults & Children
These are drugs orginally developed to treat conditions other than pain but have been shown to have analgesic properties... Adjuvants/Coanalgesics
Use for mild to moderate pain, combined with analgesic to enhance pain control... Adjuvants/Coanalgesics
Tricyclic antidepressants & anticonvulsants are... Adjuvants/Coanalgesics
PCA's are... Patient-controlled analgesia- are portable infusion pumps (usally computerized) containing a chamber for a syringe or bag that delivers a small, preset dose of opioid.
It is a drug delivery system that allows clients to self administer opiods (morphine, hydromorphone, & fentanyl) with minimal risk of overdose... PCA's (Patient-controlled analgesia
Is a Short or long term therapy of acute postoperative pain, labor/delivery pain & chronic cancer pain... Epidural Analgesic Block
Maintain IV access at all times, Neurological checks every 4hrs while catheter is in place, Monitor V/S & repiratory depression, Monitor/Assess cath & site, Label tube nothing else given through tube! Watch for temp above 101 F notify anesthesia... Epidural Analgesic Block & PCEA (Patient Controlled Epidural Analgesia)
Combination of Pharmacological & Non-Pharmacological can be used to treat... Chronic Pain like Cancer & non Cancer diseases
This is a theapeutic procedure that uses an electrical instruments along with a client thats trained to read the instrument to help them reconize & repress feelings uncovered by the device which will produce deep relaxation & effective in treating migrain Biofeedback
A primary, chronic, neurobiologic disease, with genetic, psychosocial, & environmental factors influencing its development & manifestations... Addition
Additive behaviors include one or more of the following: Impaired control over drug use, compulsive use, continued use despite harm, & craving.
The care that involves prevention, relief, reduction, or soothing of symptoms of diesase or disorders without effecting a cure... Palliative Care
Created by: maliakaye5