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A&P exam 3
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Which of the following is a physiological response to pain?
A client reports abdominal pain as "8" on a pain scale 30 minutes after receiving an opioid. Her past medical history includes partial thickness burns to 60% of her body years ago. The nurse assesses
That the clients past expwriences with oain influence her perception of current pain
A client is in Buck's skin traction after fracturing his right hip. The client exhibits moderate anxiety and moves restlessly in the bed. The best nursing intervention to address the clients anxiety is to:
Assess the reason for the client's anxiety
Which substance reduces the transmission of pain?
Prostaglandins are chemical substances with what property?
Increase the sensitivity of pain receptors
Which is true regarding placebos?
Placebos should never be used to test a clients truthfulness about pain
Regarding tolerance and addiction the nurse understands that:
although patients may need increasing levels of opioids, they are not addicted
In which case is it most likely that pain management may not be readily forthcoming to an adult client who is in pain?
When the clients expressions of pain are incongruent with the nurses expectations
Compulsive behavior to use a drug for its psychic effect, the client needs to be monitored for which effect?
Which of the following is a true statement with regards to the nursing process of pain control
The use of physiologic signs to indicate pain is unreliable.
A nurse is providing a class on osteoporosis at the local seniors' center. Which of the following statements related to osteoporosis is most accurate
Slow discontinuation of corticosteroid therapy can halt the progression of the osteoporosis
During cast removal, is it important for the nurse to assure:
That the client won't be cut
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