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Acute Pain


Acute Pain is an icd-9-cm classification, contraindication.

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Google previewSport, Professionalism, and Pain (2004)

Ethnographies of Injury and Risk by P. David Howe

Acute pain is a short, sharp sensation that is experienced at the point when injury occurs and for a limited period thereafter. Chronic pain is often associated with a pathological2 process that causes continuous pain, or pain that recurs at ...

Google previewCompact Clinical Guide to Critical Care, Trauma, and Emergency Pain Management (2013)

An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses by Yvonne M D'Arcy, MS, CRNP, CNS

Acute pain is a warning that something is wrong. It results in a sympathetic nervous system response; increased blood pressure, pulse, and respirations; pupil dilation; muscle tension and rigidity; pallor; and diaphoresis. People may also ...

Google previewDuke's Anesthesia Secrets (2015)

by James Duke

Acute pain refers to pain of short duration (<3 months), usually associated with surgery, trauma, or an acute illness. Acute pain differs from chronic pain because its cause is usually known, it is usually temporary, and it usually resolves with ...

Google previewCompact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management (2011)

An Evidence-Based Approach for Nurses by Patricia Bruckenthal, RN, PhD, APRN, Ann Quinlan-Colwell, PhD, RNC, AHNBC, FAAPM

Acute pain is a symptom of a change or injury, and the underlying pathology must be assessed and treated. While the origin of the pain is being investigated, the pain must be treated.

Google previewCombat Anesthesia: The First 24 Hours (2015)

by Peter F. Mahoney

Acute pain is a normal response to a physiological insult and serves several important functions. It is a protective mechanism that helps us survive in hostile environments. It serves as a warning sign of imminent danger, and also causes an ...

Google previewKey Topics in Chronic Pain, Second Edition (2003)

by Kate M. Grady, Andrew M. Severn, Paul R. Eldridge

Chronic pain is well considered a disease, with its own natural history and presentation, its own treatments and techniques, whereas acute pain is a simpler model and is more easily understood by a person with a conventional biomedical ...

Google previewTextbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine (2009)

by Stephen J. Ettinger, Edward C. Feldman

Simply put, acute pain is a symptom of disease or injury with the protective function of warning the organism of impending or actual tissue damage. Clearly then, acute pain is important; indeed congenital or acquired insensitivity to pain leads ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Psycho-Oncology (2005)

by Patrice Guex

Acute pain is a warning mechanism that alerts one to the fact that something is amiss in the organism. The stimuli can be identified, the lesion treated, and a period of improvement anticipated. But if the symptom persists, without new somatic ...

Google previewClinical Rehabilitation (2014)

by Pavel Kolar et al.

Acute pain is a signal of threat to body integrity, or possibly life threatening. The natural reaction is an immediate focus of attention to pain and fear elicited by the developed pain. These reactions determine the patient's subsequent adaptation ...

Google previewAll-In-One Care Planning Resource (2015)

by Pamela L. Swearingen

Acute pain is a normal response to injury or a warning of potential injury and resolves with healing (e.g., surgical incision). Chronic pain persists and may last for months or years (e.g., arthritis). Patients can have an acute exacerbation of ...

Google previewAnesthesia Secrets (2011)

by James Duke

Acute pain refers to pain of short duration (<3 months), usually associated with surgery, trauma, or an acute illness. Acute pain differs from chronic pain because: n Its cause is usually known. n It is usually temporary and located in the area of ...

Google previewMindfulness For Dummies (2014)

by Shamash Alidina

Acute pain is a sharp ...

Google previewAnesthesia for Veterinary Technicians (2013)

by Susan Bryant

Acute pain is a physiologic pain that is immediate and serves as a warning that tissue damage is occurring or is likely to occur unless action is taken. Due to reflex behavioral responses this should lead to a change in behavior or force an ...

Google previewFundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant (2014)

by Gary A. Shankman, Robert C. Manske

Acute pain is a complex combination of unpleasant sensory, perceptual, and emotional experiences with associated autonomic, psychological , emotional, and behavioral reactions that occur in response to a noxious stimulus ...

Google previewTherapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries, 4E (2015)

by Denegar, Craig R., Saliba, Ethan, Saliba, Susan

Acute pain is a rapid, three-neuron sequence that provides accurate information about the location of injury. The nociceptor is the sensory ...

Google previewBonica's Management of Pain (2012)

by Scott M. Fishman

Chronic pain has no positive physiologic value, while acute pain is an adaptive, beneficial response necessary for the preservation of tissue integrity.1 Recurrent migraine headache, painful peripheral neuropathy, or metastatic bone cancer ...

Google previewPlatelet-Rich Plasma (2013)

Regenerative Medicine: Sports Medicine, Orthopedic, and Recovery of Musculoskeletal Injuries by José Fábio Santos Duarte Lana, Maria Helena Andrade Santana, William Dias Belangero, Angela Cristina Malheiros Luzo

Acute pain is a warning sign that occurs when a stimulus activates nociceptors or other structures of the nociceptive system, generating a local and systemic response. It serves a protective biological function and activates the body's autonomic ...

Google previewMaternal and Child Health Nursing (2013)

Care of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family by Adele Pillitteri

Acute pain means sharp pain. It generally occurs abruptly after an injury. The pain ofa pin prink is an example. • Chronic pain is pain that lasts for a prolonged period or beyond the time span anticipated for healing. Acute pain usually causes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Epidemiology (2007)

by Sarah Boslaugh

Duration Acute pain refers to pain that has a short life span. Once the cause, for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disability (2005)

by Gary L Albrecht

Acute pain is most often associated with tissue trauma. As the tissues become traumatized, inflammatory mediators are released, initiating transmission by peripheral pain fibers to the central nervous system. After modulation at the spinal cord, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

astuteness, intelligence acuteness of tone pitch acute pain agony acute painful viral inflammation of nerve ganglia shingles acute pain in side ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

acute pain characterized by ulceration and necrosis affecting the interdental tissues. acute pain pain of brief duration usually associated with tissue injury ( nociceptive pain) which reduces as healing occurs. Þ chronic pain, nociceptive pain.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Perception (2010)

by E. Bruce Goldstein

As opposed to acute pain, where the cause of pain is usually evident, the cause of chronic pain in many people is elusive. Even in diseases where an underlying source of pain can be easily identified, such as osteoarthritis, there is often little ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Back and Spine Systems and Disorders (2007)

by Mary Harwell Sayler, Arya Nick Shamie

pain On a scale of one to ten, ACUTE PAIN in the BACK or SPINE often rates high, but acute episodes can also arrive as a dull BACKACHE or nagging CER- VICOGENIC HEADACHE. Likewise ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

Acute pain lasts for 6 months or less and results from a specific injury —Eleanor Roosevelt that produces tissue damage. Typically, it disappears when the tissue damage is repaired. Chronic pain is defined by the International Association for ...

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