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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome - OT - 3 Hour

You will need to answer 11 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which of the following is NOT a common clinical feature of CRPS? (p. 4-5)
(A) Allodynia
(B) Hyporeflexia
(C) Edema
(D) Dystonia
(2) CRPS most often presents following a ______. (p. 6)
(A) systemic viral infection
(B) chronic low grade fever
(C) trauma to an extremity
(D) mild to moderate concussion
(3) Prolonged limb immobilization and reluctance to move by the patient are risk factors for CRPS. (p. 7)
(A) True
(B) False
(4) Widespread extremity pain that does not fit an obvious anatomic pattern is almost always CRPS. (p. 8)
(A) True
(B) False
(5) CRPS is a clinical diagnosis based on __________. (p. 9)
(A) patient symptoms and signs elicited on physical examination
(B) the presence of elevated blood histamine levels
(C) decreased action potentials of peripheral nerves
(D) psychological and emotional responses to interview questions
(6) It is recommended that patients diagnosed with CRPS be referred for a full psychosocial evaluation. (p. 12)
(A) True
(B) False
(7) Which test is commonly utilized to assess for signs of CRPS? (p. 13-15)
(B) Triple Phase Bone Scan
(C) PET Scan
(D) Myelogram
(8) Which of the following is NOT a test used for measuring autonomic function? (p. 15)
(A) Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV)
(B) Infrared Resting Skin Temperature (RST)
(C) Resting Sweat Output (RSO)
(D) Quantitative Sudomotor Axon Reflex Test (QSART)
(9) Which of the following occurs during Phase 1 of CRPS treatment? (p. 18)
(A) Referral to a multidisciplinary treatment program
(B) Initiation of aggressive psychotherapy
(C) Trial sympathetic blocks
(D) Pain control and appropriate mobilization
(10) Interdisciplinary programs are the gold standard of treatment for individuals with chronic pain who have not responded to less intensive modes of treatment. (p. 19)
(A) True
(B) False
(11) Which of the following is NOT an active therapy used to treat CRPS? (p. 25-29)
(A) Stress loading
(B) Mirror visual feedback
(C) Sequential actualization
(D) Work conditioning
(12) In most cases, analgesic treatment of CRPS should begin with ________. (p. 35)
(A) Opiods
(B) Tricyclics
(C) Anticonvulsants
(D) Acetaminophen, aspirin, and NSAIDS
(13) Which of the following invasive therapies is no longer recommended for the treatment of CRPS? (p. 38)
(A) Spinal cord stimulaltion
(B) Sympathectomy
(C) Stellate ganglion block
(D) Lumbar sympathetic block
(14) Individuals with CRPS can use biofeedback to self-regulate which of the following? (p. 40-42)
(A) Skin temperature
(B) Heart rate
(C) Electrodermal response
(D) All of the above
(15) Which of the following is NOT one of the domains of CAM practices? (p. 42)
(A) Mind-body interventions
(B) Biological-based practices
(C) Biosensory therapies
(D) Energy-based practices
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