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Based on Real Life Scenarios to Prepare You for Exams and Enhance Your Knowledge
Activity 8: Management of Non-Pain Conditions 2
Management of Non-Pain Conditions 2
Which of the following can help manage a patient with dyspnea?
A. Cool foods
B. Checking frequent pulse oximetry
C. Using a fan to circulate air around the patient
D. All of the above
E. Choice A and C
Which of the following is not recommended to treat secretions at end of life?
A. Atropine drops
B. Frequent suctioning
C. Hyoscyamine drops
D. Scopolamine patches
Which of the following antibiotics may cause seizures?
Which of the following is not a recommended treatment for hiccups?
Which of the following should not be given to patients with Parkinson’s disease and agitation?
A. Valproic acid
Which of the following is the most optimal treatment for agitation in a patient with dementia?
B. Valproic acid
D. Non-pharmacologic interventions, treat co-morbidities (UTI, etc.)
Research shows that death certificates are how accurate?
Palliative care reimbursement is:
A. Based on a per diem
B. Not reimbursable
C. Billed like any other specialist consultative services (i.e. pulmonology, oncology, etc.)
D. Only reimbursed for Medicare patients
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?
A. Oxygen via NC
B. Oxygen via non-rebreather
C. Intubation with mechanical ventilation
Which of the following symptoms is not amenable to short-term use of corticosteroids?
The number of decedents served by hospice has increased over the last decade.
Expenditures for hospice care have increased over the last decade.
From a demographic perspective, many minorities are still underserved by hospice care.
Hospice care accelerates the trajectory of patient demise.
A Medicare-certified hospice is mandated to have >5% of its hours supplied by volunteers.
A Medicare-certified hospice must provide bereavement services.
A patient who is asymptomatic cannot be actively dying.
Deprescribing should be considered in patients as they decline.
Methadone does not have any neuroactive metabolites.
Methadone can shorten the QT interval.
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