Answer the following questions in three well-developed
paragraphs (450-500 words) using APA formatting,
integrating two evidence-based resources to include clinical
practice guidelines as well as the course textbook. Pain
Management Case Study
As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP), you are working
in an urgent care setting. TC comes to the clinic with a work-
related injury to the right shoulder. The patient rates the pain
8 on a scale of 0–10. The patient is unable to perform any
ROM to the shoulder. There is no neck pain.
What pieces of the holistic assessment are missing from this
As a healthcare provider, what else do you need to
understand about this patient related to pain management?
Describe the process of rational drug choice for this case
study. In your process, discuss your thought processing of
anti-inflammatory agents, topical agents, and narcotics.
Include in your response the teaching you would provide to