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authoritative control over the affairs of others

the continuous exercise of authority over a political unit

the giving of a medication, especially by prescribed dosage

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Patients reported statistically significant (95% CI: 1.8 to 2.3, p=0.0001) differences in pain intensity ratings before (8.5) and after (6.4) analgesic administration. After analgesic administration, there was on average, a decrease in mean pain intensity scores (4.8 [+ or -] 2.4).
Do this by performing a complete pain assessment and reviewing the history of analgesic administration.
Findings from studies indicate that many patients report moderate to severe pain after surgery, despite new analgesic administration modalities including patient-controlled analgesia (PCA).
(c) Do ratings differ between presumably painful times (during procedures or prior to analgesic administration) and non-painful times such as after analgesic administration (construct validity)?
Implantable infusion devices are also utilized for narcotic analgesic administration. These pumps are surgically implanted in the subcutaneous tissues, usually in the abdominal area, and a catheter attached to the pump is placed intravenously or in the epidural or subarachnoid space.
Delaying analgesic administration until the patient reports mild-to-severe pain results in unnecessary discomfort and may reduce the efficacy of the treatment.