pain reaction

pain re·ac·tion

dilation of the pupil or any other involuntary act occurring in response to a stimulus causing sharp pain anywhere.

pain re·ac·tion

(pān rē-akshŭn)
Dilation of pupil or other involuntary act in response to a stimulus causing sharp pain anywhere.
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If you look carefully, you will see the symptoms of tolerance--and of withdrawal, too: the ability to consume massive quantities and the irrational, often-imagined pain reaction to quitting.
A study conducted by the Ajman University of Science and Technology among 60 healthy children aged between five and 11 years with no previous dental experience proved that audiovisual distraction and use of video games was effective in reducing pain reaction in clinical settings.
The presentation said the AV distraction is effective in reducing pain reaction in a clinical setting but it should be used in routine local anaesthetic procedures for more effective results.
Nader and colleagues [2004] studied pain reactions during venepuncture and to their surprise found that the facial pain reaction in 21 children with autism did not differ from that of the 22 non-impaired children in that study.
This further causes a mild pain reaction that sends signals to the brain and triggers the release of endorphins.
Primary variable was the area-under-the-curve (AUC) of the pain reaction to pressure on the injured area measured by a calibrated caliper (tonometer).
cannabinor was not active in reducing capsaicin-induced pain, the primary endpoint, but it was active in reducing the pain reaction to punctate-induced (pressure-induced) and heat-induced pain in normal (non-sensitized) skin.
Wright observed that if lawmakers would simply visit a neonatal ward and view the pain reactions of premature babies born at 23 weeks, >TX "We wouldn't need to have this hearing.
The two most common pain reactions following an amputation include phantom limb and residual limb pain (Hill, 1999; Sherman, 1997).
Specific information on food practices and intolerances, infant breast-feeding practices, touch and eye contact practices, dominance patterns, health team relationships, pain reactions and perceptions of time are also included for some countries.
The study evaluated anesthesia effectiveness, patient pain reactions, behavior cooperation and post-treatment dental pain, among other factors.