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Define pain Privately experienced, unpleasant sensation associated with disease or injury
2 types of pain Nociceptive and neuropathic
Define nociceptive pain Noxious stimuli transmitted from cellular injury
2 Types of nociceptive pain Somatic: chemical, thermal. can be superficial or deeper. Visceral pain: from internal organs that are diseased or injured.
Define ischemia decreased blood flow
referred pain discomfort from internal organ, but sensation goes somewhere else
define Neuropathic pain pain processed abnormally; directly from nerves
define acute pain less than 6 months; temporary.
acute pain manifestations high B/P, high RR, diaphoresis, dilated pupils, etc
define chronic pain lasts longer than 6 months
chronic pain manifestations hopelessness, fatigue, depression
4 steps of pain transmission Transduction, transmission, perception, and modulation
define allodynia exaggerated pain response
define opioids NARCOTICS: inteterfere w/ pain perception in brain
examples of opioids oxycodone, morphine, fentanyl, codeine
side effects of opioids respiratory depression, constipation, sedation, n/v
actelectasis collapse of aveoli
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