The Pain Management Quiz! Trivia

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Pain Medication Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Opioids do what for pain?
    • A. 

      Alter stimuli response and perception

    • B. 

      Make a pt sleep through pain

    • C. 

      Bind to the MU receptor

    • D. 

      CNS depression

    • E. 

      Decrease prostiglandin production

  • 2. 
    Agonist/Antagonists have a potential for:
    • A. 

      Increased HR

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Withdrawl

    • D. 

      Depressed Immune Response

  • 3. 
    Maggie has come back from surgery and has begun to have a seizure.  She has no history of seizure.  What medication could be the problem?
    • A. 

      Morphine

    • B. 

      Fentanyl

    • C. 

      Dilaudid

    • D. 

      Demerol

  • 4. 
    Upon assessment of James, the nurse discovers that James is not easily aroused and is having apnea.  What medication could cause this problem?
    • A. 

      Morphine

    • B. 

      Fentanyl

    • C. 

      Hydrocodone

    • D. 

      Demerol

  • 5. 
    Chuck c/o 9/10 pain.  He received 15 mg of morphine 4 hrs ago with an order for 10-15 mg q 4 hrs for pain.  A rapid response was called for Chuck.  What would the rapid response mostly likely be for?
    • A. 

      Renal Failure

    • B. 

      MI

    • C. 

      Depressed Respiration

    • D. 

      CHF

  • 6. 
    Michael 's PCA pump is being DC'd.  He was on a morphine infusion.  He has been reporting steady 8/10 pain.  The nurse has an order for oxycodone 2 tabs q 4 hrs for Michael.  Michael has been sleeping and aroused but not easily.  What concern would the nurse have transitioning Michael from morphine to oxycodone?
    • A. 

      Michael may have withdrawl from the morphine.

    • B. 

      The pump must be DC'd and removed before administering the oxycodone.

    • C. 

      Michael may carry extra risk for respiratory depression.

    • D. 

      Michael will need to be assessed for apnea.

  • 7. 
    Linda is on her 3rd day of recovering from a hip replacement.  She has reported that her pain is 5/10 when lying still, but when she has to do her physical therapy it goes to an 8/10.  She has been on hydrocodone 1 tab q 4 hours, but her therapy is always cut short due to pain.  Therapy comes twice a day. Once mid-morning and once in the late afternoon.  What would the nurse do?
    • A. 

      Give the pt 2 tabs corresponding to therapy times.

    • B. 

      Give the pt morphine before therapy times.

    • C. 

      Give the pt fentanyl before therapy times.

    • D. 

      Give the pt demerol before therapy times.

  • 8. 
    Kim is recovering from surgery. Her pain was controlled with stadol.  Kim is now having a reaction. What could the reaction be?
    • A. 

      Respiratory depression

    • B. 

      Sweating

    • C. 

      Hallucinations

    • D. 

      Apnea

  • 9. 
    Nick is recovering from surgery and has been given nubain.  The nurse understands the unique side effects of nubain when the nurse states that nubain could cause:
    • A. 

      Apnea

    • B. 

      Clammy skin

    • C. 

      Hallucinations

    • D. 

      Seizures

  • 10. 
    Karen is an 84-year-old woman recovering from a double hip replacement.  She has an order for 10-15mg morphine q 4 hrs.  The nurse gave Karen 12.5 mg 30 minutes ago.  Karen has gone into respiratory depression.  What is the consequence of giving Karen Narcan?
    • A. 

      Karen will come out of her respiratory depression in excruciating pain.

    • B. 

      Karen could become afrebile.

    • C. 

      Karen could have hallucinations.

    • D. 

      Karen will come out her respiratory depression with nausea.

  • 11. 
    NSAIDs carry common potential side effect such as
    • A. 

      Anaphylaxis

    • B. 

      GI Bleeding

    • C. 

      Nausea

    • D. 

      Constipation

  • 12. 
    Nina is 69 years old.  She has an order for 8-10 mg of morphine.  The nurse understands morphine and the elderly when the nurse states:
    • A. 

      Elderly need their dose decreased 35%-50%

    • B. 

      Elderly need their dose decreased 20% - 40%.

    • C. 

      Elderly need their dose increased by 25%-50%.

    • D. 

      None of the above.