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1

Idiopathic pain is defined as:

b. Pain that is of unknown cause

2

Pathologic pain is defined as:

c. Pain that is caused by tissue injury

3

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

4

The process by which thermal, mechanical, or chemical noxious stimuli are converted into electrical signals called action potentials is:

c. Transduction

5

In the spinal cord, pain impulses can be altered by neurons that either suppress or amplify nerve impulses. This process is known as:

b. Modulation

6

Where in the pain pathway does secondary sensitization or “windup” occur?

b. Spinal cord

7

Which of the following statements regarding multimodal analgesic therapy is true?

a. The dose of each drug is decreased when several drugs are used.

8

Which of the following anesthetic plans includes multimodal analgesic therapy?

d. Dexmedetomidine, morphine, ketamine

9

Which one of the following analgesic plans targets three different pain receptor mechanisms?

c. Morphine IM, ketamine CRI, lidocaine nerve block

10

True or False:
Treating pain does not improve wound healing

False.

11

Administering analgesics before tissue injury is known as:

d. Preemptive analgesia

12

Which of the following is not a potential side effect of opioid administration in cats and dogs?

c. Renal failure

13

What is the mechanism of action of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs?

c. They inhibit prostaglandin synthesis.

14

Which of the following is not a potential side effect of NSAID administration?

d. Respiratory depression

15

True or False:
A pain scale can be used to assess pain as well as response to analgesic therapy.

True.