Management of Non-Pain Conditions 2

1. Which of the following can help manage a patient with dyspnea?
2. Which of the following is not recommended to treat secretions at end of life?
3. Which of the following antibiotics may cause seizures?
4. Which of the following is not a recommended treatment for hiccups?
5. Which of the following should not be given to patients with Parkinson’s disease and agitation?
6. Which of the following is the most optimal treatment for agitation in a patient with dementia?
7. Research shows that death certificates are how accurate?
8. Palliative care reimbursement is:
9. 59-year-old with history of morbid obesity, CHF, OSA, HTN, and type 2 DM presents with lethargy with CO2 82 in the ED. Patient is DNR/DNI. Which is next best step in management?
10. Which of the following symptoms is not amenable to short-term use of corticosteroids?
11. The number of decedents served by hospice has increased over the last decade.
12. Expenditures for hospice care have increased over the last decade.
13. From a demographic perspective, many minorities are still underserved by hospice care.
14. Hospice care accelerates the trajectory of patient demise.
15. A Medicare-certified hospice is mandated to have >5% of its hours supplied by volunteers.
16. A Medicare-certified hospice must provide bereavement services.
17. A patient who is asymptomatic cannot be actively dying.
18. Deprescribing should be considered in patients as they decline.
19. Methadone does not have any neuroactive metabolites.
20. Methadone can shorten the QT interval.