Flashcards in Management of Chronic Pain Deck (23)
What are the symptoms of Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome?
Hair and nail changes
What is the treatment for Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome?
What is allodynia ?
Experience of pain from non painful stimuli e.g. cotton wool cutting hair etc
What is Nociceptive pain?
Pain from an injury relayed via normal nervous system
What is neuropathic pain?
Pain generated in the nervous system
What s mixed pain?
Pain from both relayed and produced by the nervous system e.g. cancer
What are the three subgroups of pain?
Describe neuropathic pain?
What is hyperalgesia ?
Stimuli is more painful than would be expected.
List some common examples of neuropathic pain,
List some anti neuropathic drugs used in the treatment of chronic pain?
Sodium Channel blockers
Give an example of a tricyclic antidepressant used in the treatment of chronic pain.
Give and example of a anticonvulsant used in the treatment of chronic pain.
Give an example of an opioid used in the treatment of chronic pain.
Give an example of an NMDA Antagonist used in the treatment of chronic pain.
Give an example of a Na+ channel blocker used in the treatment of chronic pain.
In children what is used to treat neuropathic pain?
In the pain clinic what therapies can be offered in the treatment of neuropathic pain?
Intrathecal drug delivery
Spinal chord stimulation
What procedures are available but not widely used in the treatment of neuropathic pain?
Stellate ganglion block
What Ion channel if present is likely to cause abnormal or increased pain?
Delayed amputation results in a reduced incidence of phantom pain? T/F
Increases likelihood of phantom pain
What is remapping in context of amputation?
Area of the sensory cortex related to the rising limb is taken over by other body parts .