(Video) Opioid Safety & Pain Management in the Dental Office

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1. Which of the following is NOT a side effect of opioids?

  a. Diarrhea

  b. Nausea

  c. Sedation

  d. Euphoria


2. Factors in pain assessment include physical, emotional, and genetic factors.

  a. True

  b. False


3. Goals of pain management include:

  a. Pain reduction

  b. Improved functioning

  c. Improved quality of life.

  d. All of the above


4. The two major types of pain are:

  a. Nocioceptive

  b. Somatic

  c. Neuropathic

  d. A & B

  e. A & C


5. The impact of acute pain includes all but one of the following:

  a. Prolonged discomfort

  b. Delayed recovery

  c. Decreased healthcare costs

  d. Loss of productivity


6. The PQRST and the McGill Pain Questionnaire are types of:

  a. Medical history forms

  b. Pain assessment scales

  c. Measurements of somatic pain

  d. All of the above


7. Opioids are generally safe when prescribed PRN.

  a. True

  b. False


8. Tolerance is a “normal” physiological phenomenon.

  a. True

  b. False


9. Schedule II drugs have low abuse potential.

  a. True

  b. False


10. Phone refills are allowed over the phone if a professional courtesy for another dentist’s patient.

  a. True

  b. False