Hand And Upper Extremity

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Upper Limb Quizzes & Trivia

Hand and upper extremity


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When performing a clinical examination, you should observe and inspect for the following (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Atrophy

    • B. 

      Edema

    • C. 

      Redness

    • D. 

      Skin integrity

    • E. 

      Physical defects/anomolies

  • 2. 
    A volumeter is used to test for
    • A. 

      Contractures

    • B. 

      Ulnar nerve injury

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Sensory deficits

    • E. 

      Discoloration

  • 3. 
    Clinical examination includes
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Palpation

    • C. 

      AROM

    • D. 

      Muscle testing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Intrinsic muscles consist of 
    • A. 

      Interossei

    • B. 

      Lumbricals

    • C. 

      Superficialis

    • D. 

      A&B only

    • E. 

      A, B & C

  • 5. 
    The device used to measure grip strength is a
    • A. 

      Goniometer

    • B. 

      Dynamometer

    • C. 

      Sphagmometer

    • D. 

      Volumeter

    • E. 

      Kilometer

  • 6. 
    The following are standardized tools for functional assessment of the hand except:
    • A. 

      Jebsen's Test of Hand Function

    • B. 

      Minnesota Rate of Manipulation Test

    • C. 

      Purdue Pegboard Test

    • D. 

      Bay Area Functional Performance Test

  • 7. 
    The sensibility test that consists of using a monofilament applied to the patient's skin with increasing pressure until the patient feels the touch
    • A. 

      Semmes-Weinstein

    • B. 

      Jebsen's Test of Hand Function

    • C. 

      Minnessota Rate of Manipulation Test

    • D. 

      Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand

    • E. 

      BAFPE

  • 8. 
    Using the Semmes Weinstein Monofilament Test, a therapist may test up to ______ times in the same area, except for monofilaments of 4.08 or higher.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 9. 
    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a neuropathy of the radial nerve
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Evaluation for carpal tunnel syndrome may include (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Finkelstein's Test

    • B. 

      Tinel's Sign

    • C. 

      Mill's Test

    • D. 

      Phalen's Test

    • E. 

      Drop Arm Test

  • 11. 
    When splinting for carpal tunnel syndrom, the wrist should be at 90 degrees of flexion
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A carpal tunnel splint should be worn
    • A. 

      23 hours on, 1 hour off

    • B. 

      1 hour per day

    • C. 

      While sleeping

    • D. 

      Every other day

    • E. 

      Never remove

  • 13. 
    To avoid adhesions in carpal tunnel, a patient should be instructed to perform
    • A. 

      Nerve gliding exercises

    • B. 

      Tendon gliding exercises

    • C. 

      PROM exercises

    • D. 

      A&B only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Tendon gliding exercises for carpal tunnel include the following positions:Straight, hook, table top, partial fist, and full fist
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Hand conditioning treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome includes (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Gripping exercises

    • B. 

      Avoid gripping exercises

    • C. 

      Avoid external pressure

    • D. 

      Functional intrinsic acts

    • E. 

      Functional in hand manipulation acts

  • 16. 
    Pain management for carpal tunnel syndrome includes icing, fluidotherapy, and rest
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Post operative treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome includes
    • A. 

      Scar management

    • B. 

      Edema Management

    • C. 

      Hand conditioning

    • D. 

      Return to work discharge plans

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Guyon's Tunnel Syndrome is a neuropathy of the ______ nerve
    • A. 

      Ulnar nerve

    • B. 

      Radial nerve

    • C. 

      Median nerve

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Symptoms of Guyon's tunnel syndrome include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Pins and needles in the 4th and 5th digit

    • B. 

      Pins and needles in the 2nd and 3rd digit

    • C. 

      Burning pain in wrist and hand

    • D. 

      Decreased sensation

    • E. 

      Intrinsic weakness

  • 20. 
    Treatment for guyon's tunnel syndrome includes the following:
    • A. 

      Avoiding repetitive hand motions, heavy grasping, and working with wrist flexed

    • B. 

      Splinting

    • C. 

      Work ergonomics

    • D. 

      Fine motor skills training

    • E. 

      Repetitive hand motion exercises

  • 21. 
    De-Quervain's Tendonitis involves the abductor pollicis longus (APL) and extensor pollicis brevis (EPB)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    De-Quervain's tendonitis is diagnosed using this test
    • A. 

      Tinel's sign

    • B. 

      Phalen's test

    • C. 

      Empty can test

    • D. 

      Finkelstein's Test

    • E. 

      Semmes Weinstein

  • 23. 
    Therapist management of De-Quervain's tendonitis includes
    • A. 

      Pain control

    • B. 

      Retrograde massage

    • C. 

      Edema control

    • D. 

      Splinting

    • E. 

      Cross friction massage

  • 24. 
    Trigger finger is caused by a nodule at the A2 pulley that causes the the pulley to "catch"  during MCP and IP flexion due to inflammation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Ice is used to treat chronic trigger finger
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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