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No pain 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pain as bad as it can be Faces scale A pediatric or adult patient with language difficulty may not be able to describe the current pain level using the visual analog scale or the numeric rating scale. In that case, use a faces scale like the one below. Ask your patient to choose the face on a scale from 1 to 6 that best represents the severity of current pain. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Choose a tool Many pain assessment tools are available. Whichever you choose, make sure it’s used consistently so that everyone on the health care team is speaking the same language when addressing the patient’s pain.
Participate on your facility’s internal review board. Answer: A. Begin by reading research articles and judging whether they’re applicable to your practice. Research findings aren’t useful if they aren’t incorporated into practice. 6. The purpose of evidence-based practice is to: A. validate traditional nursing practices. B. improve patient outcomes. C. refute traditional nursing practices. D. establish a body of knowledge unique to nursing. Answer: B. Although evidence-based practices may validate or refute traditional practice, the purpose is to improve patient outcomes.
That’s when ethical decision making takes priority. Decisions aren’t always easy to make and the answers aren’t usually clear-cut. At times, such ethical dilemmas may seem insolvable. A question of quality It’s sometimes difficult to determine what can be done to achieve good quality of life and what can simply be achieved, technologically speaking. Technological advances sometimes seem to exceed our ability to analyze the ethical dilemmas associated with them. Years ago, death was considered a natural part of life and most people died at home, surrounded by their families.