Entires with the tag 'Pain' in the Journal of Nursing

Medication Induced Bradycardia

Medication Induced Bradycardia

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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Post-Operative pain management in Total Joint Replacements: Finding a Balance

Post-Operative pain management in Total Joint Replacements: Finding a Balance

Post-operative pain can place patients at high risk for complications (Finding the balance continues)

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Applying Ethical Standards to the Assessment of Pain

Applying Ethical Standards to the Assessment of Pain

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

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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Maximizing Pain Relief in Pediatric Patients 

Maximizing Pain Relief in Pediatric Patients 

Pain management is a complex issue that has become increasingly significant in the nursing profession; so much so that the assessment of pain has become known as the fifth vital sign. This issue becomes even more crucial when attempting to manage pain in pediatric patients.

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