Analgesics MCQ Quiz: Trivia!

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Analgesics MCQ Quiz: Trivia!

How much do you know about analgesics? Would you like to try this quiz? Analgesic drugs work via interaction with the peripheral and central nervous systems. They work to block pain signals before reaching the brain and generate no pain. Morphine is the most prescribed steroid opioid. If you want to learn more about analgesics, you will find this quiz to be extremely helpful.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nursing Interventions of Pain:
    • A. 

      Assessed on a pain level using the 0-10 rating scale

    • B. 

      Assess non verbal cuse of pain

    • C. 

      Client education on pain management

    • D. 

      Many hospitals document every 8 hours minimum

    • E. 

      Pain is included in Vital signs

  • 2. 
    Nocieptive pain - delta fibers, sharp, dull, aching, throbbing, associated with injury to tissue.  Usually acute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Neuropathic pain is pain resulting from damage to peripheral nervous or central nervous system tissue or from altered processing of pain in the central nervous system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What are pharmaceutical agent that alters the perception of pain.  There may be more than one.
    • A. 

      NSAIDS

    • B. 

      Antimigraine Agents

    • C. 

      Beta Blockers

    • D. 

      Narcotics

    • E. 

      Calcium Channel Blockers

  • 5. 
    Acute Pain associations
    • A. 

      No biologic benefit

    • B. 

      Unrelenting and adaptation of SNS

    • C. 

      Protective

    • D. 

      Recovery Expected

    • E. 

      Activation of the SNS

  • 6. 
    Chronic Pain
    • A. 

      Adaptation of SNS

    • B. 

      Commonly experienced psychological implications

    • C. 

      Few psychological implications

    • D. 

      It is a disease

    • E. 

      Focused at site of injury

  • 7. 
    Types of Pain:
    • A. 

      Cancer - acute/chronic pain r/t cancer

    • B. 

      Somatic- bone, muscle, joint

    • C. 

      Superficial- skin, mucous membrane injury

    • D. 

      Vascular- vascular conditions (headaches/migraines)

    • E. 

      Visceral- organ pain

  • 8. 
    Classes of Analgesics.  What is level 1?
    • A. 

      Non - opioid for mild pain, non- narcotic

    • B. 

      Opioids for moderate severe pain

    • C. 

      Adjuvant analgesics- muscle relaxants, antidepressants, benzodiazepines

  • 9. 
    Classes of Analgesics.  Level II
    • A. 

      Non - opioid for mild pain, non- narcotic

    • B. 

      Adjuvant analgesics- muscle relaxants, antidepressants, benzodiazepines

    • C. 

      Opioids for moderate severe pain

  • 10. 
    Classes of Analgesics.  Level III
    • A. 

      Opioids for moderate severe pain

    • B. 

      Adjuvant analgesics- muscle relaxants, antidepressants, benzodiazepines

    • C. 

      Non - opioid for mild pain, non- narcotic

  • 11. 
    Non Narcotic Analgesics
    • A. 

      Oxycodone

    • B. 

      Acetaminophen

    • C. 

      Hydrocodine

    • D. 

      Asprin

    • E. 

      Naproxen

  • 12. 
    Signs of Inflammation
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Erythema

    • C. 

      Loss of function

    • D. 

      Edema

    • E. 

      Pain

  • 13. 
    Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
    • A. 

      Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory drugs

    • B. 

      Corticosteroids

    • C. 

      Disease-modifying anto rheumatic drugs

    • D. 

      Anti gout

  • 14. 
    NSAIDS 1st Generation (COX1 and COX2) Inhibitors
    • A. 

      Salicylates (asprin)

    • B. 

      Par-cclorobenzoic Acid (indomethacin/Indocin)

    • C. 

      Phenylacetic Acid Derivatives ( Voltaren)

    • D. 

      Popionic Acid derivatives (Ibruprofen)

    • E. 

      Fenamates and oxicams

  • 15. 
    2nd Generation NSAIDs
    • A. 

      Selective COX2 inhibitor (Celebrex)

    • B. 

      Oxicam (Piroxicam, Feldene)

  • 16. 
    Inhibition results in decreased inflammation, pain and fever
    • A. 

      COX1

    • B. 

      COX2

  • 17. 
    Inhibition results in decreased platelet aggregation
    • A. 

      COX1

    • B. 

      COX2

  • 18. 
    COX1
    • A. 

      Reduces pain

    • B. 

      Protects stomach lining

    • C. 

      Decreases fever

    • D. 

      Promotes platelet aggregation

    • E. 

      Suppresses inflammation

  • 19. 
    COX2
    • A. 

      Reduces Pain

    • B. 

      Promotes platelet aggregation

    • C. 

      Suppresses inflammation

    • D. 

      Decreases fever

    • E. 

      Protects stomach lining (protects ulcer)

  • 20. 
    Activity from A-Delta (large afferent) fibers excites activity in the substantia gelatinosa, thus closing the gate to C fibers, the pain stimulating fibers is called the gate control theory of pain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    NSAIDs habe a ? effect
    • A. 

      Analgesic effect

    • B. 

      Vasoconstriction effect

    • C. 

      Antipyretic effect

    • D. 

      Antidialation effect

    • E. 

      Anti inflammatory effect

  • 22. 
    Contradictions to NSAIDs (remember take with food to avoid gi upset)
    • A. 

      Asprin Allergy (asthma relationship)

    • B. 

      Renal Failure (kidney)

    • C. 

      Congestive Heart Failure

    • D. 

      GI Bleed

    • E. 

      Ulcers

  • 23. 
    Slicylates are:
    • A. 

      Asprin

    • B. 

      The Generic name for Asprin is Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA)

    • C. 

      Asprin is found in bayer, bufferin, ecotrin, anacin, alka seltzer

    • D. 

      Inhibits COX1 and COX2

    • E. 

      Analgesic, Antipyretic and anti inflammatory effects

  • 24. 
    Pharmacokinetics/dynamics of Salicylates.
    • A. 

      Danger of Reye's Syndrome

    • B. 

      Fast onset and peak action

    • C. 

      Short half life

  • 25. 
    What amount of aspirin is used for platelet aggregation?  (in mg)
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      81.5

    • C. 

      81

    • D. 

      80.5

    • E. 

      91

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