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Chapter 31. Pain Management Medication Therapy Management Data Set

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

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

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

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

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

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

a. Somatic pain

b. Nociceptive pain

c. Neuropathic pain

d. Visceral pain

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

a. Decrease overall healthcare costs

b. Address and improve psychological and emotional components

c. Improvement of overall quality of life

d. Prevent disability associated with uncontrolled pain

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

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

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

c. Exaggerated response to a slightly painful stimulus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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