Pain Management

First Things First (assess for & treat the following)

  • Pain is a complex sensory & emotional experience due to tissue injury or described in terms of tissue injury.
    • Assess for reversible, treatable causes of tissue injury that threaten life, limb or organ function, such as compartment syndrome, ischemic pain, compressive neuropathy.

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Last updated: May 10, 2010