Manage acute pain

Description

Handle patients with acute pain and ease their pain accordingly.

Alternative labels

handle patients with acute pain
apply pain relief techniques for acute pain
ease patient’s acute pain

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage acute pain is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Paramedic in emergency responses: Paramedics in emergency responses provide emergency care to sick, injured, and vulnerable persons in emergency medical situations, before and during transport to a medical facility. They implement and oversee the transfer of the patient in connection with transport. They provide assistance in acute situations, implement life-saving emergency measures, and monitor the performance of the transportation process. As allowed by national law they may also provide oxygen, certain drugs, the puncture of peripheral veins and infusion of crystalloid solutions and perform endotracheal intubation if needed for the immediate prevention of threats for the life or health of an emergency patient.
Chiropractor: Chiropractors are responsible for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders related to the neuromusculoskeletal system and the effects of these disorders on general health. They are independent primary health care professionals.

Optional skill

Manage acute pain is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Anaesthetic technician: Anaesthetic technicians assist specialised doctors in anaesthetics. They prepare operating theatres and other specialised clinics for anaesthetic procedures, prepare the equipment needed for anaesthesia, and assist with inducing and maintaining adequate anaesthesia and post-anaesthesia procedures. They do so under supervision, following the orders of the doctor of medicine.

 


 

References

  1. Manage acute pain – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022