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Discussion Questions Case #11.Why is the sequence of pain (location and type of pain) significant in the diagnosis ofacute appendicitis? Describe the rational for each type of pain. Does this sequenceconfirm the diagnosis?Because an illness might be acute or chronic, the sequence and type of pain are important.Acutepain begins suddenly, and chronic pain continues for months or years(PBMC, 2015)Ms. Fhas been suffering from acute pain that has intensified over time. This would indicate severeagony. The precise location of pain is crucial since it allows doctors to determine which internalstructures are impacted. Ms F has pain in the lower right quadrant of her abdomen, which iswhere her appendix is. Appendicitis, or inflammation of the appendix, is a dangerous conditionthat can cause your appendix to explode if left untreated. Bacteria can leak into your abdominalcavity, causing significant and sometimes fatal complications.

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Term
Winter
Professor
Ballard
Tags
acute pain

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