Answer the following questions in three well-developed paragraphs (450-500 words) using APA formatting, integrating two evidence-based resources to include clinical practice guidelines as well as the course textbook. Pain Management Case Study
As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP), you are working in an urgent care setting. TC comes to the clinic with a work-related injury to the right shoulder. The patient rates the pain 8 on a scale of 0–10. The patient is unable to perform any ROM to the shoulder. There is no neck pain.
What pieces of the holistic assessment are missing from this scenario?
- As a healthcare provider, what else do you need to understand about this patient related to pain management?
- Describe the process of rational drug choice for this case study. In your process, discuss your thought processing of anti-inflammatory agents, topical agents, and narcotics.
- Include in your response the teaching you would provide to TC.
- What is meant by the DEA Drug Classification Schedule? Explain each category/classification.