Relief From Physical Discomfort

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An antecedent is an event or incident that happens before the concept occurs. One of the most common antecedent to comfort is discomfort. Discomfort has many meanings depending on the patient who is experiencing it. Discomfort is described as a state of suffering or being in a state of distress. In the physical context, patient may endure pain. Pain can come from different circumstances. One situation that may cause pain is an injury while playing basketball. Medication and nursing care can decrease the pain. The consequence in this situation is the relief from physical discomfort. The psychospiritual context, patient at the end of life may be experiencing the need of spiritual connection. The nurse should provide appropriate support
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