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Scott Giles, v2009 page 206

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

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