The symptoms of angina or chest pain can be very alarming to alarming and may cause people to panic. Rather than just plain panicking, a little bit of knowledge and careful assessment is needed to be able to receive appropriate treatment. Any chest pain should be addressed and should not be neglected. Continue reading
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2nd degree sunburn
First degree and second degree sunburns can occur when you are exposed to the sunâ€™s UV rays. This usually happens if you donâ€™t apply any sunscreen to your body or you might not have put enough on. Itâ€™s always a good idea to try and prevent sunburns before they even happen as that is the easiest way to keep your skin safe. Continue reading
Symptoms of Pain Medication Abuse
The assessment and management of pain can be very complex that the whole process of managing and living with the pain could be very difficult to some people and health care professionals. The goal of administering pain medications is to alleviate pain and suffering, enhance movement, and to enable a person to do his activities of daily living. Continue reading
Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Approaches in Pain Management
What Is Pain?
Everyone had experienced pain in their life. Pain comes in many different forms. The perception and tolerance of pain vary widely from individuals and to cultures. Some people may have higher pain tolerance than others. Pain can be synonymous to suffering for many people. Pain is a sensation that hurts. It can be really hard to describe pain as it varies from individuals. A pain can be stabbing, sudden, intermittent, throbbing, pinching, or aching. Pain can be acute or chronic. Pain can be mild, moderate or severe. Assessment of pain is vital to treatment and management.