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Understanding classifications of pain helps nurses develop a plan of care. A 62-year-old male has fallen while trimming tree branches sustaining tissue injury. He describes his condition as an aching, throbbing back. This is characteristic of
A 19-year-old male has sustained a transaction of C-7 in an MVA rendering him a quadriplegic. He describes his pain as burning, sharp, and shooting. This is characteristic of
Controlling pain is important to promoting wellness. Unrelieved pain has been associated with
An elderly Chinese woman is interested in biologically based therapies to relieve osteoarthritis pain (OA). You are preparing a plan of care for her OA. Options most conducive to her expressed wishes may include
Jan is a 70-year-old retired nurse who is interested in nondrug, mind-body therapies, self-management, and alternative strategies to deal with joint discomfort from rheumatoid arthritis. What options should you consider in her plan of care considering her expressed wishes?
Alan is a 30-year-old male admitted to the hospital with acute pancreatitis. He is in acute pain described as a 10/10, which is localized to the abdomen, periumbilical area, and some radiation to his back. The abdomen is grossly distended so it is difficult to assess. He is restless and agitated, with elevated pulse and blood pressure. An appropriate pain management plan of care may include
An 80-year-old male patient is in the ICU status fractured femur and MVA. You are making rounds and notice he is somnolent, with no response to verbal or physical stimulation. He has been on round the clock opioids doses q 4 hours. The best immediate course of nursing action is to