Pre-Class Assignment Pain Task Determining the importance of information Consider this activity you completed in Nursing 150. Think about the worst pain you have ever had in your life. Answer the following questions supported by the information in your Cooper book: 1. Using the information in Box 18-1, describe your behavior when you experienced the pain. I experience symptoms such as severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs and pain that radiated to my lower abdomen and groin 2. Using the types of pain described in the book, identify the type of pain you experienced. Acute Pain 3. If you were hospitalized, relate the Joint Commission Standards to your pain experience. Were any violated? No 4. How did the pain affect your daily activities? I was unable to complete my normal daily activities due to the severe pain in my back, I was not able to stand up straight or even walk normal. 5. Were any noninvasive pan relief techniques (including nonpharmacologic interventions) used? Did they help? Briefly describe your experience with these techniques. N/A 6. What medications did you take and by what route? Did they help? What were the unwanted side affects you experienced? Morphine Via IV – this medication did help 7. Did the pain interrupt your sleep? Multiple times throughout my experience but not every single night.
Question: Can the information from the questions above relate to the pregnant patient in labor? Explain. Sometimes kidney stone pain starts as a dull ache, but it can quickly escalate to severe cramping or sharp, wincing pain. You usually feel it in your back or side, underneath your rib cage just as you would during a contraction while pregnant.
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