There are many distinct processes critical to the process of experiencing pain.______ takes place at the level of the receptors where chemical, mechanical or thermal energy is converted into electrochemical nerve impulses.
Predisposing factors, such as a reduced threshold of nociception, precipitating stimuli, such as an injury, and maintaining processes, such as the expectation that the pain will persist, are all important in explaining pain.This describes ______.
There is research evidence for sex differences in the experience of pain.However, some studies do not show sex differences.Results vary with the type of pain measured and the particular sample (e.g., lab, pain clinics, hospital databases).
Beecher (1955) compared World War II soldiers' experiences of pain on the battlefield with the pain experienced by civilians.He found that for injuries of similar severity, more civilians requested painkillers.
The Pain and Comfort Team reviews the latest research on pain management and holds training sessions for health-care professionals to disseminate this information.Describe at least one finding from research examining satisfaction with pain treatment.