All the given options are correct The chemicals that promote the spread of pain

All the given options are correct the chemicals that

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All the given options are correct The chemicals that promote the spread of pain locally include Neurokinin A Different areas of the brain are involved in specific aspects of pain. The reticular and limbic systems in the brain influence ______. The motivational aspects of pain Kasey fractured his ankle in two places and is asking for pain medication. The appropriate first- line medication would be: Acetaminophen with hydrocodone (Vicodin) Pain Management Contract -Patients with a history of chemical dependency or possible inappropriate use of pain medications Juanita presents to clinic with a complaint of headaches off and on for months. She reports she feels like someone is "squeezing" her head. She occasionally takes Tylenol for the pain but usually just "toughs it out." Initial treatment for tension headache includes asking her to keep a headache diary and a prescription for ________. Naproxen (Aleve) Age is a factor in different responses to pain. Which of the following age-related statements about pain is not true? Preterm and newborn infants do not yet have functional pain pathways Kelly is a fourteen-year-old who presents to clinic with a classic migraine. She says she is having a headache two to three times a month. The initial plan would be which of the following? Prescribe NSAIDS as abortive therapy and have her keep a headache diary to identify her triggers Which of the following is the goal of treatment of acute pain? Reduction or elimination of pain with minimum adverse reactions Vicky, age fifty-six years, comes to clinic requesting a refill of her Fiorinal (aspirin and butalbital) that she takes for migraines. She has been taking this medication for over
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two years for migraine and states one dose usually works to abort her migraine. What is the best care for her? Assess how often she is using Fiorinal and refill the medication Chemical dependency assessment is integral to the initial assessment of chronic pain. Which of the following raises a "red flag" about potential chemical dependency? Multiple times when prescriptions are lost with request to refill A first-line drug for abortive therapy in simple migraine is ______. Naproxen (Aleve) Amber is a twenty-four-year-old who has had migraines for ten years. She reports a migraine on average of once a month. The migraines are effectively aborted with naratriptan (Amerge). When refilling Amber's naratriptan education would include which of the following? All given options are correct Kirk sprained his ankle and is asking for pain medication for his mild-to-moderate pain. The appropriate first-line medication would be __________. Ibuprofen Narcotics are exogenous opiates. They act by ______. Attaching to receptors in the afferent neuron to inhibit the release of substance P Which of the following statements is true about age and pain?
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