Oct. 1, 2020
Symptom Irritability - It's Complex
✅ Understanding symptom behavior is crucial to be…
✅ Understanding symptom behavior is crucial to being able to appropriately plan your examination and treatments.
✅ A big part of this is understanding the irritability of a symptom. Irritability has three components to make a judgement:
1️⃣ How easily is it provoked
2️⃣ How intense are the symptoms provoked
3️⃣ How much does it take to reduce symptoms back to baseline
🤔 Is irritability a measure of the tissue?
🤔 Are there more things than simple nociceptive messages into the system that influence a patient's reports?