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Pain Management Quiz

Test your knowledge about pain management by answering the questions below. If you see an , please choose again. If you see a that is the correct answer with an explanation below.

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1.

For many people, pain is something that is part of their lives.
True
False


2.

What factors contribute to the experience of pain?
Biological factors
Psychological factors
Social factors
All of the above
None of the above


3.

What three pain-related symptoms are referred to as the "terrible triad"?
Depression, disease and disability
Suffering, sleeplessness and sadness
Trauma, illness and depression
Headache, arthritis, back
None of the above


4.

What medical professional specializes in pain management?
Neurologist
Orthopedist
Psychiatrist
Anesthesiologist
All of the above
None of the above


5.

Many forms of pain medication pose a threat of addiction.
True
False


6.

Which of these therapies may be used to help manage pain?
Physical therapy
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
Thermotherapy
Acupuncture
All of the above
None of the above


7.

What pain therapy is aimed at replacing negative thought patterns with positive ones?
Cognitive behavior therapy
Manipulation therapy
Occupational therapy
Biofeedback
All of the above
None of the above


8.

About how many American adults have tried acupuncture?
4.5 million
5.6 million
7.7 million
8.2 million
9.8 million


9.

How does electrical therapy alleviate pain?
Blocks pain transmissions along nerves
Promotes the release of endorphins
This matter is still under research
All of the above
None of the above




Disclaimer: This quiz has been created for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or care. You should always follow your doctor's recommendations regarding your specific medical needs.
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