Final - Elbow To Wrist Fractures

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Final - Elbow To Wrist Fractures

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the normal "carrying angle" range in your upper arm and forearm?
    • A. 

      1-5 degrees

    • B. 

      5-10 degrees

    • C. 

      5-15 degrees

    • D. 

      15-20 degrees

  • 2. 
    The elbow joint provides supports during weightbearing/postural activities through the extended arm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    For a supracondylar fracture in the distal humerus, what angle is the elbow joint usually immobilized in?
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      180

  • 4. 
    A complex fracture of the elbow joint is usually managed by:
    • A. 

      ORIF

    • B. 

      Closed Reduction

    • C. 

      External Fixation

  • 5. 
    Radial head fractures usually require immobilization for 2 to 6 weeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which distal radius fracture is the most common?
    • A. 

      Colle's Fracture

    • B. 

      Smith's Fracture

    • C. 

      Baron's Fracture

  • 7. 
    A Colle's fracture involves: 
    • A. 

      Dorsal displacement of the hand or distal segment

    • B. 

      Volar displacement of the hand or distal segment

    • C. 

      Fracture in the articulating surface of the radius + dislocation of carpals

  • 8. 
    A Smith's fracture involves: 
    • A. 

      Dorsal displacement of the hand or distal segment

    • B. 

      Volar displacement of the hand or distal segment

    • C. 

      Fracture in the articulating surface of the radius + dislocation of carpals

  • 9. 
    A Barton's fracture involves: 
    • A. 

      Dorsal displacement of the hand or distal segment

    • B. 

      Volar displacement of the hand or distal segment

    • C. 

      Fracture in the articulating surface of the radius + dislocation of carpals

  • 10. 
    Which carpal fracture is the most common?
    • A. 

      Scaphoid

    • B. 

      Triquetreum

    • C. 

      Lunate

  • 11. 
    A triquetreum facture is usually caused by hyperextending the wrist while it is in ulnar deviation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Check all the OT management techniques (besides splinting) that are appropriate during the Immobilization stage of a wrist/elbow fracture:
    • A. 

      AROM of uninvolved joints

    • B. 

      Tendon Gliding

    • C. 

      Edema Control

    • D. 

      Wound Care

    • E. 

      Peripheral nerve involvement assessment

    • F. 

      Pain control

    • G. 

      Scar management

    • H. 

      PAMs

    • I. 

      Joint mobilization

    • J. 

      Functional activities to increase AROM/strength

    • K. 

      Resistance

    • L. 

      Self-PROM

  • 13. 
    Check all the OT management techniques (besides splinting) that are appropriate during the S/P Immobilization stage of a wrist/elbow fracture:
    • A. 

      AROM of uninvolved joints

    • B. 

      Tendon Gliding

    • C. 

      Edema Control

    • D. 

      Wound Care

    • E. 

      Peripheral nerve involvement assessment

    • F. 

      Pain control

    • G. 

      Scar management

    • H. 

      PAMs

    • I. 

      Joint mobilization

    • J. 

      Functional activities to increase AROM/strength

    • K. 

      Resistance

    • L. 

      Self-PROM

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