EMT, Chp. 24
The membrance that lines the abdominal cavity (parietal peritoneum) and covers the organs within it (visceral peritoneum).
The area posterior to the peritoneum, between the periotneum and the back.
Poorly localized, dull, or diffuse pain that arises from the abdominal organs, or viscera.
Localized, intense pain that arises from the partietal peritoneum, the lining of the abdominal cavity.
Sharp pain that feels as if body tissues are being torn apart.
Pain that is felt in a location other than where the pain originates.