The nurse is assessing a 4-week-old infant who had cardiovascular surgery to repair a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). The infant is currently inconsolable. Using the CRIES scale, which score for crying is appropriate?
The nurse wants to provide the most culturally appropriate care to a Chinese American patient who is admitted to the medical-surgical unit after a knee replacement surgery. Which question is most appropriate do determine appropriate interventions to treat pain?
The nurse is using the FACES Pain Scale to assess the pain for a preschool-age child after a tonsillectomy. The patient points to the face that indicates hurting "a whole lot." Which numeric value is associated with this?
The nurse is conducting a pain assessment for a patient who experiences chronic pain. Which scale is most appropriate when initially assessing the effect of the pain on activities of daily living (ADLs)?