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HD CH 13

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nocieceptors
pain receptors - free sensory neve endings that are presnt in most tissues (hot cold mechanical
dermatome
aera of skin innervated by a spinal nerve
endorphins
chemically similar to opiates
referred pain
pain that is felt at a different location than origin
pain tolerance
degree of pain either its intensity or duration that is endured before an individual takes action (increase release of endorphins increase pain tolerance)
migraines
related to abnormal cerebral blood flow
severe pain
meperidine, morphine (reduce stress and distractors)
dermatome
area of skin innervated by a spinal nerve
spinal or regional anesthesia
epidural injection in lower spinal cord