2.1. Pain

Pain

The purpose of this assignment is to consider how individual factors can impact a patient’s response and beliefs about pain.

Examine the Arabian culture. What are common beliefs from this culture surrounding acute and chronic pain? Explain how this culture’s beliefs could potentially impact how an individual from this culture feels about acute and chronic pain. When taking into account these potential beliefs, what are some questions you would ask the patient during their pain assessment to become informed about their personal beliefs? How might you explore their expectations regarding your treatment of pain?

Using a full page, include a method to adequately assess pain in a patient from Indian culture with a rationale for why you chose this method. You should also include how your understanding of cultural beliefs surrounding pain would assist you in your assessment and care of this patient.

Using a full page, include a method to adequately assess pain in a patient from Mexican culture with a rationale for why you chose this method. You should also include how your understanding of cultural beliefs surrounding pain would assist you in your assessment and care of this patient.

Using a full page, include a method to adequately assess pain in a patient from Chinese culture with a rationale for why you chose this method. You should also include how your understanding of cultural beliefs surrounding pain would assist you in your assessment and care of this patient.

**Please note the following:

Scholarly sources include current peer-reviewed sources, practice guidelines from professional organizations, and databases used for clinical decisions making (such as UpToDate). Your course materials, textbooks, and websites do not count as scholarly sources.

Use at least eight scholarly sources to support your description of how the relationship and/or assessment may be affected.