Palliative Care Questions

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  • Created on: 23-01-18 13:37

1. What is step 2 of the WHO analgesic ladder?

  • Weak opioids (codeine, DHC, tramadol, buprenorphine) + paracetamol
  • Non-opioids (paracetamol, NSAIDs)
  • Strong opioids (morphine, oxycodone, methadone, fentanyl, alfentanil) + paracetamol
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2. Which of the following is used first line to dry respiratory tract secretions to help with 'bubbly breathing'?

  • Glycopyrronium
  • Hyoscine butylbromide

3. For the treatment of anxiety and agitation, which of the following is useful if all else fails?

  • Levopromazine
  • Haloperidol
  • Midazolam
  • Phenobarbitone
  • Lorazepam

4. Which of the following is useful there constipation is associated with a functional lack of bowel movements

  • Bisacodyl
  • Lactulose
  • Docusate
  • Glycerol
  • Macrogol

5. What is the oral oxycodone potency ratio to oral morphine?

  • 1 to 100
  • 1 to 5-10
  • 1 to 2
  • 10 to 1
  • 5 to 1
  • 1 to 30

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