Basics Of Clinical Orthopedics Quiz

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Basics Of Clinical Orthopedics Quiz

Orthopedic medical terms quiz


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  • 1. 
    Where does thoracic spinal nerve 10 (T10) exit the vertebral column?
    • A. 

      Between the 9th and 10th thoracic vertebrae (T9 and T10)

    • B. 

      Between the 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae (T10 and T11)

    • C. 

      Between the 12th thoracic vertebra and 1st lumbar vertebra (T12 and L1)

    • D. 

      Between the 5th lumbar vertebra and 1st sacral vertebra (L5 and S1)

  • 2. 
    The ___ joint connects the scapula to the distal clavicle.
    • A. 

      Acromioclavicular

    • B. 

      Distal interphalangeal

    • C. 

      Total

    • D. 

      Rotator

  • 3. 
    When a patient flexes their wrists and pushes the backs of the hands together for a prolonged time, this test is called
    • A. 

      Aptitude test

    • B. 

      Lachman's test

    • C. 

      Apprehension test

    • D. 

      Phalen's test

  • 4. 
    Lordosis refers to the outward curve of the lumbar spine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the Lachman’s test (ACL), the leg is bent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is crepitus?
    • A. 

      Deterioration of the intervertebral discs

    • B. 

      Sudden blow to a part of the body

    • C. 

      Location at which joints make a direct connection

    • D. 

      Grating sound of two ends of bone rubbing together

  • 7. 
    What is an open fracture?
    • A. 

      Broken bone without an overlying wound

    • B. 

      Deterioration of the cervical disc

    • C. 

      Fractured bone communicates with an open wound in the skin

    • D. 

      Inflammation of the bone due to infection

  • 8. 
    Subluxation is a partial or incomplete dislocation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A procedure when a thick fluid called hyaluronate is injected into the knee joint is called....
    • A. 

      Corticosteriod injection

    • B. 

      Viscosupplementation

    • C. 

      Lidocaine injection

    • D. 

      Arthroscopy

  • 10. 
    Arthritis is a(n) ____ of a joint.
  • 11. 
    ___________ is when the acromion rubs against the tendon and the bursa, causing irritation and pain.
  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)?
    • A. 

      Valium

    • B. 

      Tramadol

    • C. 

      Ibuprofen

    • D. 

      Fosamax

  • 13. 
    The Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) is a surgical procedure in which screws and plates are placed to realign a fractured bone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is an arthroscope used for?
    • A. 

      Used for a fasciotomy

    • B. 

      Test for osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Reduce swelling

    • D. 

      Perform minor surgery

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is used to diagnose osteoporosis?
    • A. 

      CT Scan

    • B. 

      Ultrasound

    • C. 

      DEXA scan

    • D. 

      ORIF

  • 16. 
    ___________  is the loss of sensation and sometimes motor control if the median nerve is cut off at the wrist.
  • 17. 
    Orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the ________.
    • A. 

      Musculoskeletal system

    • B. 

      Digestive tract

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular system

    • D. 

      Nervous system

  • 18. 
    To reduce (set) a broken bone a patient needs to have surgery. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What is the medical term used to describe the gradual or rapid deterioration of the chemical composition and physical properties of the disc?
    • A. 

      Bulging Disc

    • B. 

      Disc Rupture

    • C. 

      Degenerative Disc Disease

    • D. 

      Old Age

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way to decrease the risk of osteoporosis?
    • A. 

      Increasing weightbearing exercise

    • B. 

      Decreasing weightbearing exercise

    • C. 

      Quitting smoking

    • D. 

      Getting routine exposure to sunlight

  • 21. 
    Which is the painful condition common in older patients due to joint "wear and tear"?
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • C. 

      Tendinitis

    • D. 

      Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • 22. 
    Which of the following conditions usually resolves with rest?
    • A. 

      Tennis elbow

    • B. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • C. 

      Frozen shoulder

    • D. 

      Shoulder impingement

  • 23. 
    Which of the options below is correctly matched?
    • A. 

      X-ray: arthritis

    • B. 

      MRI: disc herniation

    • C. 

      Ultrasound: nerve compression

    • D. 

      DEXA: osteoporosis

  • 24. 
    Which condition generally worsens with time, despite therapeutic measures?
    • A. 

      Dupuytren's Contracture

    • B. 

      Osteoarthritis

    • C. 

      Carpal tunnel

    • D. 

      Trigger finger

  • 25. 
    Prednisone is a commonly used corticosteroid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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