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Factors that influence pain
Physiological
social
spiritual
psychological
culture
what is the assessment for pain
Location
Intensity
Quality
Timing and duration
Name Aggravating factors and precipitate events
disease or illness specific
physical exertion, exercise, bending, stretching, lifting, twisting
eating,urinating,swallowing, talking
coughing, deep breathing
rubbing, scratching
Relieving measures for pain
position change
hot/cold application
eating/drinking
rest analgesics
distraction
accupressure
guided imagery
What are the signs and symptoms for sympathetic stimulation(superficial)of ANS?
increase heart rate
increase Respirations
increase blood pressure
skin pallor, diaphoretic
pupil dilation
increase blood sugar level
increase muscle tension
decrease GI motility
parasympathetic response(deep severe pain)Visceral pain
pallor: blood shift away from the periphery.
muscle tension/fatigue
vagal stimulation: decrease HR, decrease BP
rapid, irregular breathing
N/V: cause return GI function
Weakness or exhaustion
Behavioral response to pain
Crying, moaning, sighing, yelling, swearing
clenching of teeth
guarding
grimacing
withdrawal/isolation
rubbing or massaging affected part
hold affected part
rocking rhytmically
Pain felt in other part of the body seperate from the source pain
Reffered
i.e MI
pain extends from the initial site of injury to another part of the body
-travels along or side of the body
Radiating Pain
i.e backpain
abnormal sensation or feeling in an amputated part of the body
-continue long after the incision site heals
Phantom Pain
result of peripheral or central nervous system damage
-most often perceived as a burning sensation
Neurogenic Pain
originates in the mind
psychogenic pain
intensity of stimuli required for pain to be perceived
pain threshold
point at which an individual will react ot pain
Pain tolerance
SS for superficial or cutaneous (laceration)
short duration
localized
sharp sensation