Nursing Role In Pain Management
Applied Science University
Nursing management course
The significance of this study
Introduction to pain
Nurses role in pain management
Ibn al-Hytham hospital analysis
Research and evidenced literature
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The project is broadly about patients
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The significance of this study
Pain and palliative care activists call for urgent
change to this very treatable problem and
challenge us to speak up for those less
fortunate who have no voice and whose
.suffering is mute
These people are dying every moment of the"
day because the pain is overshadowing who
”.they are ?!, I feel for them
Lack of political will and general awareness of
The critical question I ask is; how would"
I want to be treated?, How would I
want my mother or my child to be
treated – you start looking at those
issues and start to say – well why not
?"giving pain control
of every 5 people globally lack access to essential pain 4"
"Over 5 billion people are affected worldwide."
"3.6 million People will die with untreated severe pain
from cancer and HIV this year."
"99.9% of those deaths will be in low and middle-income
"15% of the world currently uses 94% of the world's
The WHO reports five billion people have no, or"
." insufficient, access to treatment
! Introduction to pain
Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional "
experience associated with actual or
potential tissue damage or described in
”.terms of such damage
The patient says he's in pain, the patient's "
in pain, and then you need to figure out
how to measure it, and we know how to
measure it, and track it over time and now
?". we have to manage it ,how
Pain of that sort, when somebody's"
forced to roll into a ball and scream
and lose interest in one's own family
and surroundings and practically going
.'mad – that's not life with dignity
:Nurses role in pain management
Nurses Has the greatest contact with the
The nurse is the liaison between the patientand the physician and other health care
Providing physical and emotional, symptom. management, patient and family education
Planning for optimal functioning, coordination. of care, and direct and indirect care
.Nurses may lead the team of palliative care
In addition to the assessment nurses“
also deliver many of the therapies, the
physician may prescribe an opioid, for
example, to treat pain or dyspnea. But
the nurse is the one actually making
that decision about when to give that
Opiate medications, which are medicines
derived from opium, are considered by the
World Health Organization to be the gold
standard in the treatment of moderate to
Opium, or morphine, is part of our body. It is "
there chemically even normally within our
system, its part of us. Like the rest of our
." body and mind we could abuse it
We now know, only recently, that dependence"
on drugs, especially addiction - psychological
dependence – has a genetic background. Not
everybody necessarily gets it. So
“.understanding it more is necessary
We need to be very open about it and insist"
on the right controls. It can be used and
”. abused and that's the truth
Is the management of pain
???a human right
Everybody has the same and equal right to pain"
Society have got to accept that palliative"
care and pain control is a human right,
it's a measure of how civilized a society
is. And if a society fails people at this
most critical time in their lives, it is not
."really a civilized society
Ibn Al-Hytham hospital analysis
Assessment for the strength and weakness
using SWOT analysis.
Cost and effectiveness !.
Recommendation “lets think out of the box”.
Suggestions for improvement …
.S: drug availability
.W: too many controls and precaution
. No pain management team
.O: accredited hospital
.T: near to the KHCC
Research and evidence literature
Research title: The Enduring Need for
the Pain Resource Nurse (PRN)
Published date: 25 August 2011
:The research findings were
of pain education is one of the
main barriers in nurses to provide
adequate pain control.
*Adequate pain assessment and
recognition of pain barriers by nurses
are often lacking in clinical settings .
*Nurses are often lacking in knowledge
of the principles of pain management,
side effects, or key concepts such as
addiction, tolerance, and dosing.
positive effects of pain education for
.improved patient pain knowledge.improved pain controlreductions in patient barriers in relation to .fear of addiction
improved patient self-efficacy for pain.management
Pain management is inadequate in most of.!the world
The vast majority of nurses are ill-prepared to adequately address pain
The fact that pain can be relieved but isnot being relieved is really an insult to
.humanity and human dignity
!We all belong
The Ellis Paul song "We All Belong"
(2011), written specially for the “Treat
the Pain and Life before Death ”
Palliative care nursing second edition ,by*
Sheila Payne, Jane Seymour and
.Life before death movie*
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