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Research Summary and Ethical Considerations 1Research Summary and Ethical ConsiderationsRoshanda DixonGrand Canyon University: NRS-433VAugust 1, 2015
Research Summary and Ethical Considerations The purpose of this summary is to acknowledge the improvement of quality of care through pain assessment and management. We all experience pain in our life at one point there’s two classifications of pain acute or chronic. There is acute which calms when the healing takes place then there is chronic which consistently comes and goes. The main focus is to find the evidence that supports management of acute pain that is exhibited by hospitalized patients.There are many patients that are discharged from U.S hospitals. Pain is the most commonand it is expected after surgery and certain chronic diagnosis. According to the studies recent data showed that 80% of patients experience pain postoperatively with between 11 and 20% experiencing severe pain. Even though the availability of pain analgesics the guidelines to manage pain and post op pain has remained stable over the past decades. According to the NCBIthere has been common occurrences that are in U.S hospitals and remains inadequately managed for many patients. Pain that has been managed incorrectly can lead to many bad outcomes it can interfere with the pituitary adrenal axis which can cause the immune system to be weaken. It alsocan cause slow wound healing and postsurgical infections. When pain is unrelieved it can immobilize the patient along while having negative effects on the different body systems such as the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and renal systems. This makes the hospital performance scores drop and give a negative effect on the staff along with the company. Anxiety and