Pain Quiz: 8 Nagging Questions

May 27, 2016
Leo Robert
Leo Robert

Several research findings have been reported in recent days. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge.

Pain, the most common reason for physician consultation in most developed countries, is complex and subjective. Identifying the causes and symptoms can be difficult because no test is available that can measure and locate pain with precision.

Several pain and pain management research findings have been reported in recent days. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of the latest developments.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “10 New Findings in Pain Management,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is C. Conservative therapy and surgery outcomes are similar

 

Question 2.

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The correct answer is B. False

 

Question 3.

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The correct answer is D. When starting opioid therapy for chronic pain, clinicians should prescribe extended-release/long-acting opioids. (They should prescribe immediate-release opioids.)

 

Question 4.

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The correct answer is A. Leg muscle power

 

Question 5.

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The correct answer is C. Neuropathic pain

 

Question 6.

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The correct answer is E. A and B but not C

 

Question 7.

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The correct answer is C. Close to one-third

 

Question 8.

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The correct answer is D. Older adults may benefit from taking anti-inflammatories soon after an injury or procedure.

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit  “10 New Findings in Pain Management.”