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Types of pain

Scott Giles, v2009 page 206
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Acute pain
Definition: Pain that lasts during the time of healing
Acute pain
There is a known causative factor or etiology
Acute pain
it is well localized and defined
Acute pain
pain will last as long as the noxious stimuli persists
Chronic pain
pain that lasts beyond the time of healing
Chronic pain
activation of abnormal neurological responses
Chronic pain
pain continues after noxious stimuli ceases
Chronic pain
associated with physical, psychological, social dysfunction
Referred pain
experience pain in one area with the injury in another area
Referred pain
can refer joint to joint
Referred pain
can refer from a peripheral nerve to its distal innervation
Referred pain
can refer from an organ to outside tissues