Quiz

1. Physical sensation of pain

(a) occurs when nerve endings are stimulated causing it to send an impulse along the nerve pathways to the brain.

(b) is a person's emotional response to pain based on a person's pain threshold.

(c) occurs when the brain stimulates nerve endings at the site of the injury.

2. Nonpharmacological pain relief treatments use the

(a) Pain Oppression theory.

(b) Pain Suppression theory.

(c) Brain Suppression theory.

(d) Gate Control theory.

3. The presence of severe discomfort or an uncomfortable sensation that has a sudden onset and subsides with treatment is

(a) neuropathic pain.

(b) visceral pain.

(c) chronic pain.

4. The color scale uses colors ranging from blue to red where blue is freedom from pain and red is the most severe pain.

5. Naloxone (Narcan) is the antidote to an opioid narcotic.

6. Pain occurring from skeletal muscles, fascia, ligaments, vessels, and joints is called

(a) neuropathic pain.

(b) visceral pain.

(c) chronic pain.

7. Surgical interventions are sometimes performed to relieve pain.

8. Patients who are in chronic pain should

(c) avoid vacations.

9. Most opioids suppress coughs.

10. Music can help relieve pain.

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