Far-reaching consequences can also result from pain due to damage to a nerve (neuropathic pain). This type of unrelieved pain seems to cause changes in the nervous system that contribute to the development of chronic pain long after the damage to the nerve has healed.
We already know that controlling pain helps to provide enjoyment and peace to those who are living with a life-threatening illness, but pain control may also prolong life by reducing the negative effects that pain has on the body.
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Pedagogy's online continuing education course, " Current Concepts in Adult Pain Management" has been designed to provide current concepts and skills related to pain control. As research sheds light on pain management issues and treatment methods, nurses are expected to maintain competency in assessing and treating their patients’ pain, as well as the side effects of those pain control interventions. For both the RN and LPN/LVN involved in patient care, this course contains current practices for best patient outcomes.
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