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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Regardless of pain level, gender, education, or income, the majority of respondents delayed knee replacement surgery," says Angeline Carlson, adjunct professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Overall, 64% of patients at the top three stimuli levels reduced their pain level by at least half 2 hours after the treatment, compared with 26% of patients using the sham stimulation.
The results of the present study suggest that the proposed incorporation of a chlorhexidine rinse can reduce post-operative pain level and duration in comparison to the control group.
Footage of Andre's experience showed him laughing nervously as he reached the first 3-4 pain level.
Footage shows Andre laughing nervously as he reached the first 3-4 pain level.
However, after the second postoperative hour, there was no difference in pain level between patients who took an NSAI drug and those who did not (Table 3).
Initially these five patients had an average pain level of 5/10 by visual analog scale (VAS) at rest and 8/10 with sport activity such as running.
The client focuses on his/her current pain intensity level on the numeric scale and then proceeds to lower the number until it becomes a tolerable pain level (Bonadies, 2009).
The results showed that BPS is a valid tool to assess changes in pain level associated with painful routine procedures.
With enough concentration I can rise above the pain level for a while.
Respondents were asked to select the number along the scale which corresponded to their pain level.