Physical Dysfunction Midterm (Part 1)

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 63

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Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

Includes material from: Medical issues impacting treatment planning and occupational performance Frames of Reference: Biomechanical/ Neurological MMT/ROM assessment


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You approach a patient's room and notice that he is under strict isolation precautions due to his mumps infection. You know that:
    • A. 

      You are dealing with a serious illness transmitted by an airborne route

    • B. 

      The patient is in a negative air pressure isolation room.

    • C. 

      You are dealing with a serious illness transmitted by particle droplets and/or direct contact

    • D. 

      A single room is indicated and you are not required to keep the door closed at all times.

  • 2. 
    Premature babies have a respiration rate of about 40-90 breaths/minute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    You are working with a patient and notice that she has some difficulty breathing. You ask her count out loud to 15 and she has to take 2 breaths. What would you rate her on the Dyspnea Index?
    • A. 

      Level 0

    • B. 

      Level 1

    • C. 

      Level 2

    • D. 

      Level 3

    • E. 

      Level 4

  • 4. 
    During a session, you rate a patient at a Level 3 on the Dyspnea Index. You decide to stop the activity immediately. Was this an appropriate response?
    • A. 

      Yes, because patient safety is at risk

    • B. 

      Yes, because ICF protocols indicate that you stop at Level 3

    • C. 

      No, because she was at a Level 3 and you should stop if she was at a Level 1

    • D. 

      No, because you can reduce the level of activity intensity and teach breathing techniques

  • 5. 
    During a session, your patient's blood pressure skyrockets. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Sit him down

    • B. 

      Lay him down so he's flat on his back

    • C. 

      Lay him down and keep his legs elevated

    • D. 

      Lay him down and keep his head elevated

  • 6. 
    You are reviewing a chart and notice that orthostatic hypotension is listed as a precaution. What should you do to follow this precaution?
    • A. 

      Note the patient's skin for edema

    • B. 

      Monitor sit to stand BP and watch for any drop in systolic pressure

    • C. 

      Ask him to count to 15 and note any breathing changes

    • D. 

      Monitor for any difficulty producing speech

  • 7. 
    Your patient's blood pressure reads at 129/87. You consider his BP as:
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Prehypertension

    • C. 

      Hypertension

  • 8. 
    When your patient's SpO2 drops lower than 90% is when you should grow concerned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You are reviewing a chart, and you are looking at the results of a patient's troponin test. You are checking the patient's:
    • A. 

      Cardiac function

    • B. 

      Liver function

    • C. 

      Kidney function

    • D. 

      Brain function (specifically the thalamus)

  • 10. 
    Check the pressure ulcer stage(s) that require(s) surgery to treat.
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

    • E. 

      No surgery required for any stage. Can all be managed with wound care.

  • 11. 
    One of the best ways to prevent a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) is LE movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The biomechanical FOR is considered rehabilitative.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Using a splint to improve soft-tissue stretch is considered a LLPS treatment modality.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Check all the treatment(s) that is/are associated with the Rehabilitative FOR.
    • A. 

      Soft-tissue stretch

    • B. 

      A/AA/PROM

    • C. 

      Compensation

    • D. 

      Aerobic activity

    • E. 

      Assistive devices

  • 15. 
    A patient is able to flex her elbow against gravity (going through full ROM) but breaks a few seconds after you apply slight resistance. You would rate her as a:
    • A. 

      2+/5

    • B. 

      3-/5

    • C. 

      3/5

    • D. 

      3+/5

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