Quiz: How to localize pain
“Where does it hurt?” Test your knowledge of how to assess, localize and document pain
Localizing pain – pinpointing it, or narrowing-down its point of origin – may mean the difference between administering fentanyl versus ketamine, applying a cervical collar versus not, splinting a joint versus a bone, or even performing an eFAST examination of the patient’s belly with a portable ultrasound unit (which may be more of a tool-of-the-future for many). It’s about asking more questions; digging deeper into the equation besides, “Where does it hurt?”
Read the article: “Where does it hurt?” Assessment tips and terms to localize pain and guide your treatment plan, and take the quiz to test your knowledge.
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Quiz: Burn classification and treatment
Test your knowledge on the various types of burns you may encounter and how to manage them