Posted: June 26th, 2017
A pain scale is used to assess the degree of pain. The client rates the pain as an 8 on a scale of 10 before medication and a 7 on a scale of 10 after being medicated. Nurse Glenda determines that the:
A. Client has a low pain tolerance
B. Medication is not adequately effective
C. Medication has sufficiently decreased the pain level
D. Client needs more education about the use of the pain scale
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