Pathophysiology Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 4 :

Pain

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A headache that results from pressure on the meninges surrounding the brain is referred to as a/an:
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Intractable pain is best defined as:
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B

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In which structure do pain impulses ascend the spinal cord?
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Which of the following is a characteristic of acute pain but not of chronic pain?
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The impulses related to acute pain are usually transmitted by:
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What is the term used to describe the degree of pain that is endured before an individual takes action?
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According to the gate-control theory, passage of pain impulses may be naturally blocked:
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Which of the following analgesics acts to reduce pain at the peripheral site?
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A headache that is related to changes in cerebral blood flow is classified as a/an ________ headache.
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What is the definition of endorphins?
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Which of the following applies to spinal anesthesia?
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What is the role of nociceptors? They are:
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Pain resulting from a profound, sudden loss of blood flow to an organ or tissues in a specific area of the body is referred to as:
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Pain perceived in the left arm during the course of a heart attack is an example of:
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Cancer-related pain has been broken down into three basic categories: pain caused by the advance of the disease and resultant damage to the body, pain that is the result of a coexisting disease unrelated to the cancer, and:
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Pain that is caused by trauma or disease involving the peripheral nerves is referred to as:
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What is a common analgesic administered to control a moderate level of pain?
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Which of the following is a characteristic of chronic pain?
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Which of the following statements is TRUE?
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Ibuprofen is classified as an NSAID and is particularly useful in treating:
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