Management of postoperative pain
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1. QuestionWhat percentage of patients report severe pain that negatively impacts on their recovery following surgery owing to poor management?CorrectIncorrect
What percentage of patients are reported to be affected by persistent post-surgical pain?CorrectIncorrect
If a patient is prescribed codeine 60mg four times a day. What is the oral morphine equivalence for the total daily dose?CorrectIncorrect
At what dose of oral morphine equivalence is opioid tolerance more likely to occur?CorrectIncorrect
In the assessment of pain, what does DrEaMing stand for?CorrectIncorrect
In the management of postoperative pain which of the following would be the most appropriate opioid preparation to prescribe?CorrectIncorrect
If a patient has had surgery for a hip fracture, which of the following is not recommended by the NICE 2011 guidance?CorrectIncorrect
In 2019, gabapentin was rescheduled as schedule 3 under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001. What was the reason for this?CorrectIncorrect
What risk factor associated with selective inhibitors of COX-2 limits their use?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following would be considered a potential indication for using ketamine?CorrectIncorrect
What should be prescribed for emergency use in acute opioid overdose?CorrectIncorrect
What non-pharmacological strategies have been used specifically for acute postoperative pain?CorrectIncorrect
When prescribing paracetamol for a patient, which of the following is not a risk factor or caution to consider?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following criteria is not used as part of the pain assessment in the advanced dementia scale?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following should be primarily considered during preoperative assessment consultations?CorrectIncorrect