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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. -severing of the spinothalamic tract
  2. -involve more than one nerve, such as diabetic neuropathy and Guillian Barre
  3. 1) Simple Descriptive Pain Scale-no pain, mild, moderate,
    severe, maximum pain
    2) Visual Analog Scale -no pain to maximal pain
    3) Pain Estimate - 0-100; 0-10
    4) Face Painm Scale - 7 faces for children
    5) McGill Pain Questionnaire-20 categories of descriptive
    words
    6) Caregiver Checklisat-slist of demostrated pain behavior
    for those who can't communicate
    7) Observe- gait, posturwe, skin, ROM, muscle strength,
    sensation
  4. - (Sypatheric Reflex Dystrophy) abnormal response to trauma leading to limb disuse; disuse of limb precipitates an increase in levels of neurochemicals that cause peripheral inflammation, along with a decrease in sympathetic regulation of blood flow &swating; symptoms include pain, vascula changes, atrophy affecting entire hand/foot, red/pale skin, excessive sweating, edema, late stage dry/cold skin, muscle atrophy and osteoporosis.
  5. -Aspirin/ibuprofin decreases synthesis of prostaglandins
    preventing prostaglandins from sensitizing nociceptors.
  6. -involves one nerve (median nerve or ulna nerve compression)

6 True/False Questions

  1. 2) CNS-If peripheral sensory information is completely absent, CNS neurons in the nociceptive pathway become abnormally active

          

  2. 1) PNS-a. Injury or disease of peripheral nerve
    -b. A complete nerve section results in lack of sensation from that nerve's receptive field, and sometimes paresthesia (prikling and tingling pain).
    -c. Sensation of electrical shock and allodynia with partial damage to a nerve

          

  3. Ectopic Foci-severing of the spinothalamic tract

          

  4. Massage-If peripheral sensory information is completely absent, CNS neurons in the nociceptive pathway become abnormally active

          

  5. Rhizotomy-severing of the spinothalamic tract

          

  6. Ephatic transmission-occurs in demyelinated areas - GB Syndrome

          

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