Body Mechanics And Patient Mobility Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When do injuries most likely occur? Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      When you perform tasks that require you to exert yourself forcefully

    • B. 

      When you perform repetitive movements

    • C. 

      When you maintain an awkward or static posture

    • D. 

      When you are moving from bed to chair

  • 2. 
    Field of Physiology that studies muscular actions and the functions of muscles in maintaining the posture of the body.
    • A. 

      Physiological dynamics

    • B. 

      Body Mechanics

    • C. 

      Body Kinetics

    • D. 

      Kinesiology

  • 3. 
    Refers to the relationship of various body parts to each other
    • A. 

      Body mechanics

    • B. 

      Alignment

    • C. 

      Physiology

    • D. 

      Kinesiology

  • 4. 
    What is the approximate measurement needed to keep a wide base of support?
    • A. 

      1.5 times the length of the shoes

    • B. 

      1.5 inches between our feet

    • C. 

      1.5 times the width of our feet

    • D. 

      1.5 feet from the object we are lifting

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements are true regarding good position for body mechanics? Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Chin is high and parallel to the floor.

    • B. 

      Abdomen is tightened (internal girdle) in and up with gluteal muscles tucked in.

    • C. 

      Feet are spread apart for a broad base of support

    • D. 

      Center of gravity is at the lowest quadrant of extremities

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is contraindicated against good body mechanics? 
    • A. 

      Avoid bending from the waist because this will in time strain the lower back.

    • B. 

      Work at a height or level that is comfortable and easy for you

    • C. 

      Carry objects away from the midline of your body and try to reach as far as possible.

    • D. 

      Know the maximum weight that is safe to carry

  • 7. 
    Injuries at work may take place because of the following reasons. Choose all that apply: 
    • A. 

      Repetitive movements

    • B. 

      Awkward static posture

    • C. 

      Wrong body mechanics

    • D. 

      Regular use of lifts and other devices

  • 8. 
    Based on evidence based practice, which of the following is no longer true about devices fr transferring patients? 
    • A. 

      Health care agencies need to provide devices to reduce risk of injury associated with lateral transfers

    • B. 

      Nurses are encourages to use draw sheets for transferring patients because they are cost efficient

    • C. 

      Use assisted devices, preferably air-assisted devices when performing lateral transfers

    • D. 

      All of the above are good devices for transferring patients

  • 9. 
    Actions that promote proper body mechanics. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Position feet 6 to 8 inches apart

    • B. 

      Align and balance weight on one foot

    • C. 

      Flex knees slightly

    • D. 

      Contract abdominal muscles in and up

    • E. 

      Face your work area

  • 10. 
    We know that a patient understands how to prevent thrombophlebitis when ......
    • A. 

      He agrees to be repositioned in bed every 2 hours.

    • B. 

      He needs to cough out phlegm to foster patient respiration.

    • C. 

      He does not cross legs when sitting.

    • D. 

      He agrees to do ROM exercises daily.

  • 11. 
    What do the dorsal supine and dorsal recumbent positions have in common?
    • A. 

      Both require lying on back

    • B. 

      Both have extremities moderately flexed.

    • C. 

      The head of the bed is raised 45 degrees.

    • D. 

      The bed is at its lowest position.

  • 12. 
    Semi-fowlers and Fowler's position both focus on which anatomical part of the human body? 
    • A. 

      Pelvic area

    • B. 

      Thoracic region

    • C. 

      Abdominal area

    • D. 

      Lower extremities

  • 13. 
    Trochanter rolls or sandbags are placed parallel to lateral surface of thighs for what reason?
    • A. 

      Provide warmth

    • B. 

      Elevate the head

    • C. 

      Reduces external rotation of the hip

    • D. 

      Reduces pressure on heels

    • E. 

      Promotes good body mechanics

  • 14. 
    Which of these is not a complication of immobility?
    • A. 

      Muscle, bone atrophy and asthenia

    • B. 

      Contractures, constipation and pressure ulcers

    • C. 

      UTI and disuse osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Hypostatic pneumonia, renal calculi, and pulmonary embolism

    • E. 

      Alopecia, strabismus and hypothermia

  • 15. 
    Which of these is not a proper intervention against effects of immobility?
    • A. 

      Well balanced diet and adequate intake

    • B. 

      Reposition at least every two hours and early ambulation

    • C. 

      Use of antiembolism measures

    • D. 

      Reduction of activities and encouragement of sleep

    • E. 

      Maintain proper body alignment

  • 16. 
    Which of the following does not provide any support to any part of the body?
    • A. 

      Pillows and trochanter rolls

    • B. 

      Sandbag

    • C. 

      Bed board

    • D. 

      Side rails and trapeze bars

    • E. 

      Wedge pillows

  • 17. 
    What do you do when you monitor a patient for neurovascular functions? Select all that apply. 
    • A. 

      Do a CMS assessment

    • B. 

      Check skin color, temperature, movement and sensation

    • C. 

      Check for pulses, capillary refill and pain

    • D. 

      Monitor gastric motility

  • 18. 
    When there is compression from external devices such as casts and bulky dressings, what kind of risk is usually created which can result in extensive tissue damage?
    • A. 

      Chronic itchiness

    • B. 

      Impaired hygiene

    • C. 

      Compartment syndrome

    • D. 

      Immobility

    • E. 

      Lack of circulation

  • 19. 
    Trauma patient complains chronic pain on his left casted leg. Pedal pulse is absent. Client states that he can barely move it. Although the leg is tremendously painful, he cannot feel anything between its great toe and the second toe. Skin out of the cast is pale. Tissue is tense. What is the priority intervention? 
    • A. 

      Lift leg at a 45 degree angle

    • B. 

      Relieve pressure within 4 to 8 hours to avoid ischemic tissue necrosis

    • C. 

      Amputate the leg immediately

    • D. 

      Administer PRN pain ASAP

    • E. 

      Notify physician now

  • 20. 
    What does passive range of motion excercise to the point of resistance and pain mean?
    • A. 

      Only do the exercise when patient does not express pain

    • B. 

      Do the exercise even when patient is in pain

    • C. 

      Do the exercise until patient expresses pain and resists

    • D. 

      Do exercise until there is physical resistance in the muscles

    • E. 

      Only do the exercise when patient expresses pain

  • 21. 
    Which of the following ROM cannot be applied to a neck and cervical spine?
    • A. 

      Flexion and extension

    • B. 

      Hyperextension

    • C. 

      Lateral flexion and rotation

    • D. 

      Abduction and adduction

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not true about physical disuse syndrome?
    • A. 

      An individual is at risk for body systems deterioration as the result of prescribed or unavoidable activity

    • B. 

      The total amount of activity required to prevent it is only about 2 hours for every 24-hour period

    • C. 

      Physical disuse syndrome can only happen to older adults

    • D. 

      Physical disuse syndrome involves muscle atrophy

  • 23. 
    Which of the following can do a supination and pronation ROM?
    • A. 

      Shoulders

    • B. 

      Head and neck

    • C. 

      Forearm and hand

    • D. 

      Legs and feet

    • E. 

      Fingers and toes

  • 24. 
    Which of the following ROM cannot be applied to a wrist?
    • A. 

      Flexion and extension

    • B. 

      Inversion and eversion

    • C. 

      Radial and ulnar flexion

    • D. 

      Abduction and adduction

  • 25. 
    What happens during dorsiflexion and plantar flexion?
    • A. 

      Toes are pointed upward, toes are pointed sideways

    • B. 

      Toes are pointed downward, toes are pointed nowhere

    • C. 

      Toes are pointed upward, toes are pointed downward

    • D. 

      Toes are pointed sideways, toes are pointed nowhere

    • E. 

      Toes are pointed sideways, toes are pointed sideways

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