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47.A physician orders a placebo for a client. What is a placebo? an inactive substance given in place of a drug48.A nurse is caring for a client with an amputated limb. The client tells the nurse that he has a burning sensation in his amputated limb. How should the nurse document this pain?phantom pain49.A middle-aged client tells the nurse that the client's neck pain reduced considerably after the client underwent a treatment in which thin needles were inserted into the skin. What kind of pain relief treatment did the clientundergo? acupuncture50.A client describes pain in the lower leg and has been diagnosed with a herniated lumbar disk. The pain in the leg is what type of pain? referred pain51.Which guidelines regarding pain should be included in the nurse's education plan for a group of parents with infants and toddlers?Pain can be a source of fear and threat to the toddler's security.52.The nurse has completed a preoperative teaching session with a client who will receive morphine via a patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pumpafter surgery. Which statement by the client indicates the need for further teaching?"I will remind my family member to push the PCA pump button for me if I doze off during the day."
53.The nurse is administering medications to a client with neuropathic pain. The client asks why he is getting an antidepressant medication since he is not depressed. What is the best response by the nurse?"Antidepressants have been shown to have pain-relieving qualities in clients with neuropathic pain."54.A nurse is caring for a client who complains of an aching pain in the abdomen. The nurse also noted that the client is guarding the area. The client is experiencing:visceral pain.55.Which of the following is the priority assessment for a nurse caring for a client with a Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) pump? Respiratory56.Which of the following is the most appropriate cultural accommodation for a Chinese client by the nurse when assessing the client's pain level? Vertical numeric pain rating scale57.A nurse is conducting discharge teaching for a postoperative client prescribed oral pain medication. The client states that pain medications always causes nausea. What is the appropriate response by the nurse? 58.Which of the following is considered to be the most potent neuromodulators? Endorphins59.The nurse preparing to admit a client receiving epidural opioids should make sure that which of the following medications is readily available on the unit? Naloxone60.A nurse is working with a 12-year-old boy who was involved in an MVA. Hehas several broken bones and contusions. He rates his pain as a 7/10. The nurse plans to administer intravenous hydromorphone to relieve the pain.