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Chapter 4: Managing Pain With Therapeutic Modalities

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

a. True

b. False

a. True

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

a. True

b. False

b. False

Serotonin and β-endorphin affect synaptic activity.

a. True

b. False

a. True

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

a. MPQ

b. Snellen test

c. visual analog scales

d. numeric pain scale

b. Snellen test

Pain receptors in the body are called _____________.

a. Meissner's corpuscles

b. Krause's end bulbs

c. Pacinian corpuscles

d. nociceptors

d. nociceptors

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

a. substance P

b. enkephalin

c. dynorphin

d. serotonin

a. substance P

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

a. large-diameter fibers

b. slow conduction velocities

c. transmission of brief, localized pain

d. all of the above

d. all of the above

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

a.

b.

c.

d. C

c.

β-Endorphin, an ...

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