2 among the nsaids indomethacin is the preferred drug

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2. Among the NSAIDs, indomethacin is the preferred drug because of lower adverse effects profiles than other NSAIDs. 3. Older adults who have dementia probably do not experience much pain due to loss of pain receptors in the brain. 4. Acetaminophen is especially useful in both children and adults because it has no effect on platelets and has fewer adverse effects than NSAIDs.
____ 12. Pain assessment to determine adequacy of pain management is important for all patients. This assessment is done to:
____ 13. Pathological similarities and differences between acute pain and chronic pain include:
____ 14. A treatment plan for management of chronic pain should include:
____ 15. Chronic pain is a complex problem. Some specific strategies to deal with it include: 1. Telling the patient to “let pain be your guide” to using treatment therapies 2. Prescribing pain medication on a “PRN” basis to keep down the amount used 3. Scheduling return visits on a regular basis rather than waiting for poor pain control to drive the need for an appointment 4. All of the above
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____ 16. Chemical dependency assessment is integral to the initial assessment of chronic pain. Which of the following raises a “red flag” about potential chemical dependency?
____ 17. The Pain Management Contract is appropriate for:
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