The nurse is caring for a patient with a fractured hip. The pain associated with bone fractures is:


•Somatic pain involves structures of the body wall, such as bone or muscles.

•Visceral pain refers to pain of body organs, such as the appendix or spleen.

•Cutaneous pain is located at the skin.

•Phantom limb pain refers to the limb sensations or pain a person feels after an amputation, as if the limb was still there.

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