Brief statement about what brought the client to the health care provider
Client complaints of chest pain. dyspnea. or abdominal pain
Information about the client’s sexual performance and preference
The client’s name. address. age. and phone number
“What brought you to the clinic today?”
“Would you describe your overall health as good?”
“Do you understand what is happening?”
“Is there anything else you would like to tell me?”
One half of all breast cancer deaths occur in women ages 35 to 45
The tail of Spence area must be included in self-examination
The position of choice for the breast examination is supine
A pad should be placed under the opposite scapula of the breast being palpated
The client remains free of the aftermath phase of the pain experience.
The client experiences decreased frequency of acute pain episodes.
The client continues normal growth and development with intact support systems.
The client develops increased tolerance for severe pain in the future.
Pain is an objective sign of a more serious problem
Pain sensation is affected by a client’s anticipation of pain
Intractable pain may be relieved by treatment
Psychological factors rarely contribute to a client’s pain perception
Control and distraction
These measures are more effective than analgesics.
These measures decrease input to large fibers.
These measures potentiate the effects of analgesics.
These measures block transmission of type C fiber impulses.
The client distracts himself during pain episodes.
The client denies the existence of any pain.
The client reports no need for family support.
The client reports pain reduction with decreased activity.