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Course # 97142 • Assessment and Management of Pain at the End of Life


Objective:
Select appropriate pharmacologic and/or nonpharmacologic therapies to manage pain in patients during the end-of-life period.

5. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) ladder, pain should be managed
A) with only nonopioids for steps 1 and 2.
B) in a stepwise progression from step 1 to step 3.
C) in a manner according to the severity of the pain.
D) with opioids given around the clock and nonopioids given on an as-needed basis.