"Pain" Essays and Research Papers

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Robert Frost, James Langston Hughes, and Emily Dickinson Deal with Pain

Different Aspects of Pain Pain is a subject to which all people can relate. There are many different types of pain, and people react to these pains in various ways. Pain is also caused from many different sources. It could be from grief, stress, or a significant event that occurs in one’s life. Pain is defined in the Dictionary as “mental or emotional suffering or torment.” The poetry of Robert Frost, James Langston Hughes, and Emily Dickinson all display different aspects of pain. Robert Lee Frost...

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The Assessment and Management of Pain in the Demented and Non-Demented Elderly Patient

R…Teixeira, M.L. (2010): Pain: elderly patients. Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2011; 69(2-B): 387-394. The authors reviewed various double blind, randomized, controlled trials along with their systematic reviews to evaluate different methods of assessing and managing pain in demented and non-demented elderly people. They utilized articles published in Scopus, Pubmed and Web of Science from the years 1966 to 2010. In this literature they reviewed the physiology of pain in the elderly and the...

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Establishing an Acute pain service

Establishing Acute Pain Service Many hospitals have employed an acute pain service for nearly a decade, but for many hospitals in the United States this still is a new idea. What we’re seeing is a new modality in treatment and the way we approach it. An acute pain service (APS) primarily manages pain after traumatic injury or surgery. The basic aspects of an APS include standardization of analgesic techniques, increased pain monitoring and assessment, and the ability to respond to inadequate or...

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Pt In Pain Management Essay

the “PT” In Pain Management By Eric Ries Nothing can be more devastating than having to deal with chronic pain. It not only prevents you from functioning properly but consistently takes a toll on the way you live. When approaching different managements of pain, the most common temporary solution is the pharmaceutical approach. But that is just what it is, temporary. Physical therapists are evolving and creating long-term solutions on how to not only manage but on ways to treat pain. How can we do...

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Pain Management and Quality of Life for Sickle Cell Disease Patients

Pain Management and Quality of Life for Sickle Cell Disease Patients Cynthia Evans Mississippi College Pain Management and Quality of Life for Sickle Cell Disease Patients This is a review of literature examining how frequent recurring episodes of pain affect the quality of life in the sickle cell disease patients. Several studies conducted concerning pain management and quality of life for sickle cell disease patients indicate additional studies needed. Identifying additional effective...

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pain

Remembered pain keeps us on guard against its recurrence, and memory exists even in our unconscious mind. Let us remind ourselves that our unconscious mind exists either because we are indifferent to certain things or because we are afraid to re-awaken the memories of unpleasant or painful experiences. Let us remind ourselves that the totality of the records of all our unpleasant and painful experiences are hidden in the depths of our unconscious mind. If we realize the meaning of this, we will...

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pain management during labor

for induced pain, it can be scary but exciting all in the same breath. Pain can be unbearable for most mothers. Many options are available to control her pain but not tolerance. The distinction of what is right or wrong in the relief of pain during labor depends solely on the pain threshold and birthing experience for mom and baby. Two mechanisms that help control pain are nonpharmacological and pharmacological methods. Pharmacological verses Nonpharmacological Common pharmacologic pain medication...

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acute pain care plan

Company. Pain. November 5, 2013. Elselvier. Retrieved from http://www.us.elselvierhealth.com. Vallerand, A. (2013). Davis’s drug guide for nurses, (13th ed.) Philiadelphia:P.A. Davis Company. Nursing Diagnosis Acute pain related inflammation secondary to Diverticulitis m/b pt rating pain a “6” on a scale of 0-10, pt guarding abdomen with movements, and facial grimacing with position change. Outcomes(s) Pt will have decreased pain as evidence by pt rating pain a 3 or less...

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Pain Assessment Tool

Pain and Tool Development Pain is defined as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage” (International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), 1986). However twentieth century theories support the rationale that “Pain is a multidimensional phenomenon and includes the patient’s emotions, behaviours and functionality both physically and mentally in response to the pain” (Osborn et al, 2009 Pg.335). The...

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Pain Neuromatrix and the Physiotherapy Patient

is a term used to describe the interconnected maze of nerves that carry the painful stimulus to all the different areas of the brain such as the central cortex, thalamus and limbic system that are involved in perceiving, reacting to and regulating pain. (Keefe, Abernethy & Campbell 2005, Melzack 2005, 2001, 1999, Moseley 2003) Essentially three different areas of information feed into the neuromatrix. 1. Sensory information from our physical body (skin, muscle, organs etc). 2. Cognitive...

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