Test 2

  1. acute pain
    episode of pain that lasts from seconds to less than 6 months
  2. break through pain
    temporary flare up of moderate to severe pain that occurs even when the patient is taking around the clock medication
  3. chronic pain
    episode of pain that lasts 6 months or longer
  4. conscious sedation
    analgesia used for short term procedures in which the patient maintains cardiorespiratory function and can respond to verbal commands.
  5. cutaneous pain
    superficial pain usually involving the skin or subcutaneous tissue
  6. endorphins
    morphine like substance
Author
klmccullough
ID
105253
Card Set
Test 2
Description
Module 2E
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