pain level

pain level

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as the severity of observed or reported pain. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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With enough concentration I can rise above the pain level for a while.
Pain level remained the same or slightly increased in the dogs receiving placebo.
During the day, the pain level can fluctuate significantly; the pain location might change over time, and so forth.
An association has been noted between EMG-induced pain and female gender (2, 3, 4, 5), pre-test pain level (3), EMG-related anxiety (3, 6), ineffective coping strategies (3), specific muscles (2), and the type of recording electrodes used for needle EMG (5, 8, 9, 10).
An RAF Valley spokesman said the man's pain level was severe at "ten out of ten".
Their lowest pain level occurred at the 4-week follow-up, when they showed an overall average 45% drop in their pain scores, compared with baseline.
I am not scared of pain, but the pain level was more than before.
Schilling (2003) recommends the following pain assessment technique: "Ask the patient to rank his pain on a scale of 0-10, with o denoting lack of pain and 10 denoting the worst pain level.
Therefore, the entropy of the EMG signals might be a useful tool for measuring LBP and should be further investigated with regard to pain level following intervention.
However, her pain level rose no higher than three and her pulse stayed steady.
A sliding bar is placed at a position that the patient feels represents his/her pain level appropriately.
What is the generally accepted pain level at which you will receive oral opioids?