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Get ready to dive deep into the fundamentals of pain management. Pain management is a crucial aspect of nursing care, and as healthcare professionals, it is essential for us to have a comprehensive understanding of different types of pain and the various strategies to effectively alleviate it.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Different types of pain
  • Pain scales
  • Pain interventions including opioid, non-opioid medications and adjuvant analgesics
  • Nonpharmacologic pain therapies
  • Basics of patient-controlled analgesia (PCA)

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