episode of pain that lasts from seconds to less than 6 months
break through pain
temporary flare up of moderate to severe pain that occurs even when the patient is taking around the clock medication
episode of pain that lasts 6 months or longer
analgesia used for short term procedures in which the patient maintains cardiorespiratory function and can respond to verbal commands.
superficial pain usually involving the skin or subcutaneous tissue
morphine like substance