Final - Cumulative Trauma Disorder

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Disorder Quizzes & Trivia

Starts on pg. 133 in your notes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    PRICEMM is a handy acronym to remember for treating cumulative trauma disorders. What does the E stand for?
  • 2. 
    PRICEMM is a handy acronym to remember for treating cumulative trauma disorders. What does the P stand for?
  • 3. 
    PRICEMM is a handy acronym to remember for treating cumulative trauma disorders. What does the R stand for?
  • 4. 
    PRICEMM is a handy acronym to remember for treating cumulative trauma disorders. What does the I stand for?
  • 5. 
    PRICEMM is a handy acronym to remember for treating cumulative trauma disorders. What does the C stand for?
  • 6. 
    A pt. comes into the clinic complaining of tingling in her thumb, index finger, and middle finger. She goes to grab her water bottle but she drops it. She says that she drops things a lot and it's starting to get annoying. What type of injury do you suspect she has? 
    • A. 

      Carpal tunnel syndrome

    • B. 

      Lateral epicondylitis

    • C. 

      Cubital tunnel syndrome

    • D. 

      Guyon Tunnel Syndrome

  • 7. 
    In lateral epicondylitis, which muscle tendon is the most prone to getting irritated?
    • A. 

      Extensor carpi radialis brevis

    • B. 

      Extensor carpi radialis longus

    • C. 

      Extensor carpi ulnaris

    • D. 

      Brachioradialis

  • 8. 
    Your pt. has been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. What is your treatment plan?
    • A. 

      Splint wrist in neutral

    • B. 

      Splint with wrist in extension, counterforce brace, posterior elbow splint

    • C. 

      Night splinting with elbow in 30 to 45 degrees of flexion, include wrist support to relax FCU

    • D. 

      Splinting of wrist and thumb (IP free) using a thumb spica

    • E. 

      Splint with MP at 0 degrees to reduce pressure on pulley system to maximize tendon glide

    • F. 

      Thumb spica OR wrist in 20 degrees of extension

  • 9. 
    Your pt. has been diagnosed with lateral epicondylitis. What is your treatment plan?
    • A. 

      Splint wrist in neutral

    • B. 

      Splint with wrist in extension, counterforce brace, posterior elbow splint

    • C. 

      Night splinting with elbow in 30 to 45 degrees of flexion, include wrist support to relax FCU

    • D. 

      Splinting of wrist and thumb (IP free) using a thumb spica

    • E. 

      Splint with MP at 0 degrees to reduce pressure on pulley system to maximize tendon glide

    • F. 

      Thumb spica OR wrist in 20 degrees of extension

  • 10. 
    Your pt. has been diagnosed with cubital tunnel syndrome. What is your treatment plan?
    • A. 

      Splint wrist in neutral

    • B. 

      Splint with wrist in extension, counterforce brace, posterior elbow splint

    • C. 

      Night splinting with elbow in 30 to 45 degrees of flexion, include wrist support to relax FCU

    • D. 

      Splinting of wrist and thumb (IP free) using a thumb spica

    • E. 

      Splint with MP at 0 degrees to reduce pressure on pulley system to maximize tendon glide

    • F. 

      Thumb spica OR wrist in 20 degrees of extension

  • 11. 
    Your pt. has been diagnosed with De Quervain's syndrome. What is your treatment plan?
    • A. 

      Splint wrist in neutral

    • B. 

      Splint with wrist in extension, counterforce brace, posterior elbow splint

    • C. 

      Night splinting with elbow in 30 to 45 degrees of flexion, include wrist support to relax FCU

    • D. 

      Splinting of wrist and thumb (IP free) using a thumb spica

    • E. 

      Splint with MP at 0 degrees to reduce pressure on pulley system to maximize tendon glide

    • F. 

      Thumb spica OR wrist in 20 degrees of extension

  • 12. 
    Your pt. has been diagnosed with trigger finger. What is your treatment plan?
    • A. 

      Splint wrist in neutral

    • B. 

      Splint with wrist in extension, counterforce brace, posterior elbow splint

    • C. 

      Night splinting with elbow in 30 to 45 degrees of flexion, include wrist support to relax FCU

    • D. 

      Splinting of wrist and thumb (IP free) using a thumb spica

    • E. 

      Splint with MP at 0 degrees to reduce pressure on pulley system to maximize tendon glide

    • F. 

      Thumb spica OR wrist in 20 degrees of extension

  • 13. 
    Your pt. has been diagnosed with intersection syndrome. What is your treatment plan?
    • A. 

      Splint wrist in neutral

    • B. 

      Splint with wrist in extension, counterforce brace, posterior elbow splint

    • C. 

      Night splinting with elbow in 30 to 45 degrees of flexion, include wrist support to relax FCU

    • D. 

      Splinting of wrist and thumb (IP free) using a thumb spica

    • E. 

      Splint with MP at 0 degrees to reduce pressure on pulley system to maximize tendon glide

    • F. 

      Thumb spica OR wrist in 20 degrees of extension

  • 14. 
    ___________ + repetitive motion + overuse + incorrect/static posture = cumulative trauma disorder
  • 15. 
    In cumulative trauma disorders, sensory changes predate motor changes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The phases of the cumulative trauma disorder treatment plan are: Compression & Controlling
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Is vibration a contributing factor to developing a cumulative trauma disorder?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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