Chapter 4: Managing Pain With Therapeutic Modalities
Both sclerotomic and radiating pain may cause pain away from the site of the disorder.
Afferent nerve fibers conduct impulses from the brain to peripheral sites.
Serotonin and β-endorphin affect synaptic activity.
Which of the following is not a method of pain assessment?
Pain receptors in the body are called _____________.
Which of the following plays a role in transmitting sensations of pain?
Which of the following is/are characteristic(s) of Aδ fibers?
b. slow conduction velocities
c. transmission of brief, localized pain
TENS results in stimulation of the enkephalin interneurons in the dorsal horn via the depolarization of ___________________ primary afferent nerve fibers.