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Acute pain

Praying that his folks suddenly from injury, disease, trauma, or surgery

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Chronic pain

Pain that continues for a long time (months or years) or occurs often on; persistent pain

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Circadian rythm

Daily rhythm based on a 24 hour cycle; the day – night cycle or body rhythm

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Comfort

A state of well-being; the person has no physical or emotional pain and is calm and at peace

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Discomfort

See pain

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Distraction

To change the person center of attention

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Enuresis

Urinary incontinence in bed at night

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Guided imagery

Creating in focusing on an image

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Insomnia

A chronic condition in which the person cannot sleep or stay asleep

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NREM sleep

The seas of sleep or there is no rapid eye movement; non-REM sleep

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Pain

Two ache, hurt, or be sore; discomfort

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Persistent pain

See chronic pain

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Phantom pain

Pain felt in a body part that is no longer there

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Radiating pain

Pain felt at the site of tissue damage and in nearby areas

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Relaxation

To be free from mental and physical stress

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REM sleep

The phase of sleep when there is rapid eye movement

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Rest

To be calm, at ease, and relax with no anxiety or stress

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Sleep

State of unconsciousness, reduced voluntary muscle activity, and lowered metabolism