Final - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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Syndrome Quizzes & Trivia

Starts on pg. 140 in your notes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    CRPS Type 1 develops after:
    • A. 

      An initiating noxious event

    • B. 

      A nerve injury

  • 2. 
    A patient with CRPS comes in and she complains of stiff fingers, swollen hands (especially on the back of her hand), and excessive sweating in her hands. She also says that getting dressed in the morning is a nightmare because just touching her hand to her shirt is extremely painful. You would classify this patient in stage ________.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

  • 3. 
    You are looking through a patient's chart with CRPS. You note that his bone density has decreased and the PT indicated that there were some skin, nail, and hair growth abnormalities. You believe that this patient is in Stage ______.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

  • 4. 
    You suspect that a patient is in Stage 3 of CRPS. What is his prognosis in terms of returning to pre-morbid status?
    • A. 

      Fine

    • B. 

      Poor