Pain Journal of Nursing

Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease

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Sickle cell disease is a debilitating condition secondary to the severe pain patients with this condition suffer especially when they are in crisis. This article includes the management and treatment of sickle cell disease and the diagnosis.

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Quality Improvement in Pain Management

Quality Improvement in Pain Management

Tags: healthcare system opiods pain pain management pain relief quality of nursing

Discusses quality improvement approaches in pain management in the midst of the national opioid epidemic.

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My Love Affair with Pain: A Lyric Essay

My Love Affair with Pain: A Lyric Essay

Tags: Chronic Pain Lyric Essay pain poem

"My Love Affair with Pain" is a lyric essay that chronicles my relationship with chronic backpain. I wrote this as a creative writing essay, but after I read it at a seminar, several nurses approached me and asked if they could use my essay in their nursing classes to help nursing students understand the depth and breadth of pain.

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Medication Induced Bradycardia

Medication Induced Bradycardia

Tags: anesthesia bradycardia labetolol medicine PACU pain

In medicine there is never a playbook about how things are going to unfold and this is especially true when it comes to recovering from surgery and anesthesia. For example, sometimes as nurses we give medications to treat one symptom and unintentionally cause another.

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Applying Ethical Standards to the Assessment of Pain

Applying Ethical Standards to the Assessment of Pain

Tags: assessing pain ethical principles ethical standards ethical values ethics nurse's responsibility nursing ethics pain pain assessment role of the nurse

A nurse's role and responsibility is to ensure that our patient(s) receive adequate care and our assessments are comprehensive and thorough. One of the methods of assisting with pain assessment is applying ethical standards.

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FNP Student Assessment of Acute Abdominal Pain

FNP Student Assessment of Acute Abdominal Pain

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This article serves to assist the novice family nurse practitioner student in the examination of abdomen in a patient presenting with acute abdominal pain.

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