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<< An Evidence-Based Approach To Traumatic Pain Management In The Emergency Department (Trauma CME)


Pain sensation initiates at the tissue level through specialized nerve fibers called nociceptors. These fibers transduce an electrical signal from a thermal, mechanical, or chemical stimulus. The signal is propagated through the peripheral nerve, the spinal cord (via the spinothalamic tract), and then interpreted by the brain.

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