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When medication is not enough: nonpharmacologic management of pain.
Patients with cancer commonly experience pain, which typically is controlled pharmacologically. Despite advances in pain management, pain continues to be undertreated. Nonpharmacologic measures may effectively manage pain but often are overlooked or underused. Nurses who are familiar with simple, noninvasive, nonpharmacologic measures, such as patient positioning, thermal measures, massage therapy, aromatherapy, and mind-body therapies, can identify and educate patients who may benefit from nonpharmacologic interventions.
Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2007 Oct;11(5):699-704. Gatlin CG, Schulmeister L. River Ridge, LA.
A person’s overall valuation of their self-worth is their self-esteem. It can also be called self-worth, self respect, self integrity, or self regard. It can also be discussed in terms of levels. These range from poor self-esteem to equally unhealthy problems with narcissism. Psychologists, coaches, teachers, and others may evaluate the relative level of someone's self-esteem when establishing whether change may be required.
There are two other areas that I believe directly impact on a person's self-esteem. These are the related concepts of self perception of competence and stress. The...
We all have filters that effect how we perceive things that happen in our life. Previously experiences can alter how we address current challenges – sometimes creating a “fictional” situation. Why do two people experiencing the same event react in two different ways? It’s because their conditioning and filters make it a totally different event for each of them.
So how do we look at an event in an objective a way as possible and then “choose” how we will respond? First we need to acknowledge that even though...
Empathy is a natural trait in all human beings. However, if it is not developed through the proper social interaction, it will be not become fully developed. All humans have mirror neurons in their brain. They begin having an impact on our brain (to include personality development) from early infancy. These special brain cells play a critical role in our ability to properly socialize to include acquire languages, self and group identification, and other social skills.
Look at the brain as a multitude of competing parts. They are activated and strengthened through use. When an infant or...