- Name the mechanism by which NSAIDs control pain.
- List three advantages to the use of NSAID medications
- Give three disadvantages in using NSAIDs for pain management.
- List three advantages to the use of opioid analgesics.
- Define the term “adjuvant medications”, and list at least classes of medications which can be used as adjuvants.
- Differentiate between acute and chronic pain.
- Define the term “break-through pain.”
- Discuss the World Health Organization’s 3-step approach to management of cancer-related pain.
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