Chapter 32. Peripheral Neuropathy Medication Therapy Management Data Set
Which of the following types of peripheral neuropathy is considered the MOST common?
b. Painful diabetic neuropathy
c. Post-herpetic neuralgia
Which of the following is considered a late complication of diabetic peripheral neuropathy?
c. Absent reflexes in feet
All of the following statements are correct regarding medications used in the symptomatic relief of peripheral neuropathy EXCEPT:
a. Side effects from medications are rare
b. Dosing adjustments of medications can be complicated
c. Analgesic effect from medications is often delayed
d. Medication effectiveness can be unpredictable
Using living room language, which of the following terms is best described by the phrase "constant burning pain"?
Which of the following objective tests uses a 10-g monofilament to determine if the patient can perceive its placement?
d. Pressure perception test
In which of the following situations should a patient with diabetic peripheral neuropathy seek prompt medical attention?
a. Upon physical exam, feet are observed as dry
b. Upon physical exam, an ulcer is noted on side of large toe
c. Patient describes symptoms of burning as worse than last visit
d. Patient states that prescribed medications are no longer working
BS is a 68-year-old male with a past medical history of HTN (20 years), GERD (5 years), type 2 diabetes (15 years), and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) (2 years). Current medications include metformin 1,000 mg twice daily, insulin glargine 20 units subcutaneously ...