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Chapter 4: Managing Pain With Therapeutic Modalities

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Both sclerotomic and radiating pain may cause pain away from the site of the disorder.

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a. True

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b. False

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a. True

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Afferent nerve fibers conduct impulses from the brain to peripheral sites.

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a. True

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b. False

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b. False

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Serotonin and β-endorphin affect synaptic activity.

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a. True

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b. False

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a. True

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Which of the following is not a method of pain assessment?

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a. MPQ

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b. Snellen test

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c. visual analog scales

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d. numeric pain scale

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b. Snellen test

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Pain receptors in the body are called _____________.

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a. Meissner's corpuscles

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b. Krause's end bulbs

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c. Pacinian corpuscles

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d. nociceptors

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d. nociceptors

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Which of the following plays a role in transmitting sensations of pain?

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a. substance P

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b. enkephalin

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c. dynorphin

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d. serotonin

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a. substance P

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Which of the following is/are characteristic(s) of Aδ fibers?

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a. large-diameter fibers

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b. slow conduction velocities

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c. transmission of brief, localized pain

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d. all of the above

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d. all of the above

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TENS results in stimulation of the enkephalin interneurons in the dorsal horn via the depolarization of ___________________ primary afferent nerve fibers.

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a.

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b.

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c.

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d. C

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c.

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β-Endorphin, an ...

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