Pain Management Assignment

Describe the different approaches to pain management discussed in your Honan book. Choose one approach and describe when that approach may be the better option as opposed to the others.

Pharmocologic approach- Opioid analgesics, Local anesthetics, Anti-depressants/ anti-seizure medications

NonPharmacologic approach- Cutaneous stimulation and massage, Thermal therapy, Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation,Distraction, Relaxation techniques/ meditation, Hypnosis, Acupuncture, Movement therapy

Neurologic/ Neurosurgical: Stimulation procedures

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