Pain and Approach to Care

1. Patient is 84-year-old with multiple myeloma and is admitted to the hospital with cord compression and is made N.P.O. awaiting corpectomy by neurosurgeon. Pain is previously well controlled on LA morphine 30 mg P.O. Q8H, he now develops renal failure (preferred agents are Hydromorphone, fentanyl, and methadone). Convert patient to equianalgesic IV Hydromorphone regimen.
2. Which of the following is not an available gabapentin preparation?
3. For which of the following does acupuncture have the most evidence of benefit?
4. Which of the following may be beneficial in the treatment of nausea and vomiting?
5. Which of the following is likely the best intervention for a 45 year-old-female with breast cancer, prior hyperemesis gravidarum, and a long history of motion sickness?
6. Given the patient functionalities as indicated below, which ones are the best candidates for nivolumab?
7. Which of the following are true regarding United States healthcare?
8. All of the following are part of the Triple Aim except:
9. Which of the following regarding PEG tubes are true?
10. In addition to constipation, which side effect of opiates do patients not develop tolerance to?
11. For a patient to be admitted to hospice under an Alzheimer’s dementia diagnosis, the patient must have a FAST score of at least:
12. Which of the following are appropriate for a primary hospice diagnosis?
13. Which of the following is not a prominent symptom in superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome?
14. Which of the following conditions is the most common cause of SVC syndrome?
15. Treatment for SVC syndrome typically includes all of the following except:
16. Which of the following cancers is least likely to cause spinal cord compression?
17. Which of the following is not a commonly used treatment for cord compression?
18. Which of the following patients has the best performance status?
19. Which of the following is not typically used to treat hypercalcemia of malignancy?
20. Symptoms of hypercalcemia include all of the following except: