Flashcards in Chpt. 7 - Review Questions Deck (15):
Idiopathic pain is defined as:
b. Pain that is of unknown cause
Pathologic pain is defined as:
c. Pain that is caused by tissue injury
An ovariohysterectomy, which involves surgically incising the skin and abdominal wall and excising the uterus and ovaries, has the following components of pain:
c. Both somatic and visceral pain
The process by which thermal, mechanical, or chemical noxious stimuli are converted into electrical signals called action potentials is:
In the spinal cord, pain impulses can be altered by neurons that either suppress or amplify nerve impulses. This process is known as:
Where in the pain pathway does secondary sensitization or “windup” occur?
b. Spinal cord
Which of the following statements regarding multimodal analgesic therapy is true?
a. The dose of each drug is decreased when several drugs are used.
Which of the following anesthetic plans includes multimodal analgesic therapy?
d. Dexmedetomidine, morphine, ketamine
Which one of the following analgesic plans targets three different pain receptor mechanisms?
c. Morphine IM, ketamine CRI, lidocaine nerve block
True or False:
Treating pain does not improve wound healing
Administering analgesics before tissue injury is known as:
d. Preemptive analgesia
Which of the following is not a potential side effect of opioid administration in cats and dogs?
c. Renal failure
What is the mechanism of action of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs?
c. They inhibit prostaglandin synthesis.
Which of the following is not a potential side effect of NSAID administration?
d. Respiratory depression