What is the gate control theory of pain, and how does this block pain for a patient?

What is the gate control theory of pain, and how does this block pain for a patient?

A new graduate RN has been assigned to a medical-surgical unit. The new graduate Rn is in the week of nursing orientation and is administering medications’ The RN has to adiminister an  antimigraine medication to anadult patient, a narcotic to an old adult in acute pain, and a narcotic antagonist to a third patient.( learning objective 1,2,3 and 5).

(A). What is the gate control theory of pain, and how does this block pain for a patient?

(B). What are the key lifespan considerations for an older adult when administering narcotics?

(C). What are the key nursing implementation considerations for a patient receiving a narcotic antagonist?

(D).What are the key lifespan considerations for an adult when administering antimigraine medication?