Chapter Care CHAPTER OBJECTIVES Provide a broad overview of the major dimensions of the health care industry policymakers values priorities stakeholders Gain familiarity with general industry issues and changing trends
Science is beginning to investigate and support the role of therapies such as biofeedback and meditation in pain control. The idea that the mind has power over the body may be especially useful to chronic pain patients who often find themselves without satisfactory medical treatments. The emotional response to pain; Pain travels along 2 pathways from a source, such as an injury, back to your brain. One is the sensory pathway, which transmits the physical sensation.