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Chapter 31. Pain Management Medication Therapy Management Data Set

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Which of the following is the proper classification of pain as defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain?

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a. An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage

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b. A distressing sensation in a specific part of the body that lasts longer than 3 months

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c. A transient increase in pain over a background pain that typically has a rapid onset of action

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d. An unpleasant sensory experience that has a sudden onset that commonly decreases over time

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During an MTM visit, a patient describes his pain as a burning, tingling sensation in both feet. What type of pain is he describing?

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a. Somatic pain

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b. Nociceptive pain

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c. Neuropathic pain

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d. Visceral pain

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Which of the following is a therapeutic goal most associated with the treatment of chronic pain versus acute pain management?

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a. Decrease overall healthcare costs

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b. Address and improve psychological and emotional components

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c. Improvement of overall quality of life

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d. Prevent disability associated with uncontrolled pain

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Which of the following best describes allodynia using living room language?

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a. Pain caused by something that normally does not cause pain, such as light touch

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b. Pain caused by a lesion or disease of the somatosensory nervous system

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c. Exaggerated response to a slightly painful stimulus

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d. Pain caused by damage to non-neural tissue and activation of nociceptors

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When developing a MAP for a patient with a complicated health history, which of the following is the most appropriate first step?

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a. List all disease states with a new therapy recommendation for each disease

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b. Prioritize the issues and address only those that are associated with medication therapy

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c. Prioritize the issues and explain to the patient that the lower priority items will be addressed during the quarterly follow-up

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d. Stress to the patient that this session will only ...

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