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Pain is defined as a multidimensional and a complex feeling affected by physical, psychological, emotional, and cultural factors. Pain can be categorized as nociceptive, neuropathic or a combination of both. It has been the top most reason why people is seeking medical intervention…

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Three points have caught my attention why is there a vague assessment on the pain; 1. Hospitals or even clinic should specific tools in pain validation. 2. Different approach in assessing pain for cognitive intact patients and those patients unable to self-report. 3. An approach for patients who have different cultural influences in relation to pain management.
Reading some books, articles or even journals will help individual to know what are the updates in their field or even updates on what's going on with their activities of daily living. These reading materials will keep them posted from time to time and will help them educate furthermore as to different approaches and what's in and what's out locally and even globally.
Pain can be classified into three levels; Acute, Chronic or Acute-on-chronic. Acute pain is considered within the first 24 to 48 hours of pain onset either due to inflammation or tissue injury whether is it categorized as nociceptive or neuropathic in origin while Chronic pain is categorized as pain that lasts beyond the healing process of the tissue and may even persist for several months. ...
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