Create an account
According to the gate control theory, passage of pain impulses may be naturally blocked:
at the synapse by entry of other sensory impulses
What is the term used to describe the degree of pain that is endured before an individual takes action?
A headache that is related to changes in cerebral blood flow is classified as a/an _____headache.
Which of the following applies to spinal anesthesia?
The drug is injected into the CSF or the epidural space of the spinal cord.
Which of the following occurs frequently with acute pain but not with chronic pain?
a stress response
What is the role of nociceptors? They are:
pain receptors that are stimulated by thermal, chemical, or physical means.
Which of the following statements is true?
Young infants respond to pain with tachycardia and increased blood pressure.
Ibruprophen is classifies as an NSAID and particurlarly useful in treating:
pain caused by inflammation.
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together