Pain 315 Quiz 9

Pain 315 Quiz 9

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Pain unpleasant, emotional response to sensation. – most common reason people will seek medical attention
Cutaneous pain skin or subcutaneous tissue.- short term.
What are examples of cutaneous pain? paper cut, burn, scrape
Visceral pain Stimulation of deep internal pain receptors.- In the abdominal cavity, cranium, thorax: pain from an organ.
Types of visceral pain: Local, achy, widespread, intermittent, crampy
What are examples of Visceral pain? menstrual cramps, labor pains, GI infection, organ cancer
Deep somatic pain Pain originated in ligaments, tendons, nerves, blood vessels and bones.- more diffuse than cutaneous and last longer.
Examples of deep somatic pain: fracture, sprain, arthritis, bone cancer.
Radiating pain FEEL IN ORIGIN and somewhere else.
Examples of radiating pain Heartburn: GERD esophagus.Sore throat:Back pain: leg Cervical spine: neck, shoulder, arm.Chest pain: radiates to arm or jaw Tonsils: radiates to ear pain.
Referred pain DONT FEEL IN ORIGIN, but you feel it somewhere else
Examples of referred pain Heart attack: left shoulder painEsophageal pain referred to right chest.
Phantom pain Pain perceived in areas that has been removed.- MUST TREAT this pain
Psychogenic pain Pain arising from the mind, pt. percieves pain despite there being no cause- can be just as severe as normal felt pain – MUST TREAT this pain
Nociceptive pain damaged caused pain from trauma and inflammation.- Aching pain – Visceral and Somatic pain
Neuropathic pain pain arising from nerve damage. complex and chronic pain.- continues even when pain stimuli is gone.- burning, numbness, itching, pins and needles
Acute pain Short lasting with rapid onset. Less than 6 months.
Chronic pain Lasts longer than 6 months. Interferes with ADL's. neuropathic pain.
Intractable pain Chronic, resistant relief.- Needs treated with multiple things.
Pain quality Used to determine cause and treatmentSubjective data.
Examples of pain quality: Stabbing, burning, aching, tingling, dull, sharp
A-delta nerve fibers Large, Fast, acute pain, focused on mechanical and thermal stimuli
C nerve fibers Small, slow, chronic pain, focused on mechanical, thermal and chemical stimuli

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