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Understanding Pain & Pain Management in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference between nociceptive and neuropathic pain?

Question 2 2. What is chronic pain?

Question 3 3. What is pain?

Question 4 4. In what disease does breakthrough pain most commonly occur?

Question 5 5. What is acute pain?

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Question 6 6. Stoic people are known to 'grin and bear' pain. Which cultures are known to typically be stoic?

Question 7 7. What factors can affect pain threshold?

Question 8 8. What is the difference between nociceptive pain and non-nociceptive pain?

Question 9 9. What is the difference between acute and chronic pain?

Question 10 10. What can cause sensory overload?

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Question 11 11. Which foods should be avoided when on a low sodium diet?

Question 12 12. Which of the selection incorrectly describes what the abdomen looks like when it has excess fluid in it?

Question 13 13. Which of the following selections is not a symptom of fluid volume excess?

Question 14 14. Rales or crackles in the lungs sound like _____________

Question 15 15. What is tachycardia?

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Question 16 16. What is pain?

Question 17 17. What is the Gate Control Theory of Pain?

Question 18 18. What is the difference between nociceptive and neuropathic pain?

Question 19 19. Which nerve fibers carry nociceptive (pain) information?

Question 20 20. Which primary afferent axons are myelinated?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following are effects that both pain and stress have on the body?

Question 22 22. What is the difference between acute and chronic pain?

Question 23 23. Which of the following are benefits of relaxation techniques for pain control?

Question 24 24. What is a narcotic analgesic?

Question 25 25. What is guided imagery?

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Question 26 26. The nociceptor releases substance P _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements about congenital analgesia is FALSE?

Question 28 28. What is the purpose of endorphins?

Question 29 29. _____ is a relay station for pain signals in the brain coming in from the rest of the body.

Question 30 30. Why is the hypothalamus important?

Understanding Pain & Pain Management in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

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