A 25-year-old Arab American man is one day post-operative following vascular surgery. There have been no post-surgical complications. He tells his family that he is “in terrible pain,” and he reports ratings of 2 to 3 on 0-10 numeric rating scale to the nursing staff. He requests pain medication every two to three hours, and will not get out of bed or ambulate.
Identify factors that affect your assigned patient’s pain/discomfort perception.
Identify the actual and potential physiological and psychological responses to the pain/discomfort, for your assigned client.
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