objective pain


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objective pain

Pain induced by some external or internal irritant, by inflammation, or by injury to nerves, organs, or other tissues that interferes with the function, nutrition, or circulation of the affected part. It is usually traceable to a definite pathologic process.
See also: pain
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Hannallah's Objective Pain Score Observation Criteria Points [+ or -] 10% preoperative 0 Blood Pressure > 20% preoperative 1 > 30% preoperative 2 Not Crying 0 Crying Crying, but responds to 1 Tender Loving Care (TLC) Crying and does not respond to TLC 2 None 0 Movement Restless 1 Thrashing 2 Patient asleep or calm 0 Agitation Mild 1 Hysterical 2 No special posture 0 Posture Flexing legs and thighs 1 Holding scrotum/groin or operated site 2 Complaint of Asleep or states no pain 0 pain (> 5 years) Cannot localise 1 Can localise 2
The consistent reference to challenging pain assessment in pediatric patients with TBI may indicate a need for more standardized and objective pain assessments through improvement of assessment tools.
Pain score was assessed by Objective pain scale score (OPS) using; Blood pressure, Crying, Movements, Agitation, and Verbalization of pain (Table 1).
Postoperative analgesia, sedation and motor block were evaluated with modified objective pain scale, three-point scale and modified Bromage scale respectively.