There are different types of patients angry seductive etc How does a 'pain patient' seek and respond to treatment and how would you treat this patient?
First you need to know exactly what you are dealing with. Take a careful case history, listening to what the patient is actually saying, rather than what you think they ought to be saying. Pain is exhausting and demoralising, and the patient may be irritable, especially if they have not slept well for months. I find it is best to respect the patient, who knows far more about how they feel than I do. Its nice to have a feeling of working together to address the problem. Also, if you have an open and respectful attitude, you learn things from the patient that you can suggest to your other patients. I find using a scale useful. The patient should be encouraged to put a tick at their pain level in the morning, afternoon and nightime. Although the patient finds it a nuisance, it helps you to see patterns and severity of symptoms and you can glean a lot of insight when you analyse the forms. Once you know what you are up against, you can bring hope in the form of effective treatment to the person, and that is a great feeling. This is the form I use: Very Important: This is the pain level that is experienced AFTER taking the daily medication prescribed by your doctor. 0-Pain free 1-Very minor annoyance -mild aches to some parts of the body. No pain medication needed. 2-Minor annoyance- dull aches to some parts of the body. No pain medication needed. 3-Annoying enough to be distracting. Over-the-Counter pain relievers (such as Naproxen Sodium, Paracetamol, or topical treatments such as Ibuleve or Arthritis Pain relieving rubs) take care of it. 4-Can be ignored if you are really involved in your work, but still distracting. Over-the-Counter pain relievers remove pain for 3-4 hours. 5-Can't be ignored for more than 30 minutes. Over-the-Counter pain relievers help somewhat (bring pain level from 5 to a 3 or 4) with pain for 3-4 hours. 6-Can't be ignored for any length of time, but you can still go to work & participate in social activities. Stronger painkillers (such as Tramadol) relieve pain for 3-4 hours. 7-Makes it difficult to concentrate, interferes with sleep. You can still function with effort. Stronger painkillers (such as Ultram) are only partially effective. (Stronger pain killers bring pain from a 7 to 4-6.) 8-Physical activity severely limited. You can read & converse with effort. Stronger pain killers (such as Tramadol) are not effective. (Narcotic pain killers do bring this pain down to a level 3 or lower.) 9-Non functional for all practical purposes. Cannot concentrate. Physical activity halted. Panic sets in.(Narcotic Pain killers bring the pain level from 9 to the 4-6 level.) 10-Totally non-functional. Unable to speak. Crying out or moaning uncontrollably - near delirium.
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Answer . Yes they should treat any patient with pain even if it means sending them to a specialist in the field of the condition the patient has, or hospitalizing them. It …use to be the 'Hippocratic Oath' but has since changed to 'The Code of Ethics' because doctors felt the old Oath was not modern enough to meet their concerns.. Some forms of cancer unfortunately still cause pain no matter how much pain medication the doctor may give them. Morphine can only be given in small doses without killing the patient or other drugs in the same family. Since Marijuana is illegal in most States for even medicinal purposes, it is not illegal in Canada. Often time Marijuana can be a lifesaver for patients in extreme pain or nausea due to treatments for their condition.. Doctors however, are not liable for treating patients who come in for drugs (plenty of them because I worked in doctor's offices) to compensate for the lack of street drugs. The doctor should recommend treatment to come off the drug, but that is all the doctor is required to do. If the patient is willing to take the treatment provided then the doctor will work with them.
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Punch him/her in the FACE!
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No everybody is different.Ask any doctor or specialist they will tell you the same thing.
He would listen, watch for signs of transference and avoid counter-transference. Then he would keep listening.
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