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What is the most common reason we seek medical advice? Pain
What type of pain accompanies many diseases and disorders of the body? Physiological
What pain is expressed as sorrow over losses such as death or divorce? Pyschological
Is pain a good thing in a sense? Yes, it lets you know when your hurt
What is pain? Pain is a sensation of hurting, or of strong discomfort in a part of the body.
What causes pain? injury, disease, or functional disorder that is transmitted through the nervous system.
What are health care professionals worried about in regards to pain? They worry that the patient may become addicted to pain medication
Is pain a good thing in a sense? Yes, it lets you know when your hurt
What is pain? Pain is a sensation of hurting, or of strong discomfort in a part of the body.
What causes pain? injury, disease, or functional disorder that is transmitted through the nervous system.
What are health care professionals worried about in regards to pain? They worry that the patient may become addicted to pain medication
What does pain help to warn of? Inflammation, tissue damage, infection, bodily injury or trauma
What does PAIN stand for when assessing pain? Place, Amount, Interactions, Neutralizers
What scale is the most useful in assessing pain? scale of 1-10
What classifies acute pain? Pain lasting less then 6 months
What is chronic pain? Its either continuous, or intermittent occurring over a 6 month period.
What can chronic pain be associated with? Decrease in sleep, libido, and appetite
What is terminal pain? It can either be acute or chronic, and occurs when a person is terminally ill.
What is the purpose of treating pain? To remove the cause or lessen the pains severity.
What is a main type of pain medication? Narcotic's
What can surgery help with? It helps to try and block the transmission of pain, or to remove the cause of the pain.
What is a good therapy to help modify muscle tension? Relaxation therapy
What has been found to alleviate pain? Music
What does massage therapy focus on? Key trigger points
Created by: Cadkins56