Physical Dysfunction Midterm (Wheeled Mobility And Seating/Pam)

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 39

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most important thing that you should evaluate when you are placing a patient in a wheelchair?
    • A. 

      Pelvis position

    • B. 

      Trunk symmetry

    • C. 

      LE support

    • D. 

      Head and neck support

  • 2. 
    What is the ideal pelvic position in a wheelchair?
    • A. 

      Level pelvis, neutral to slight posterior tilt, neutral rotation

    • B. 

      Level pelvis, neutral to slight anterior tilt, neutral rotation

  • 3. 
    Should you be more worried about a patient in a wheelchair being in a posterior pelvic tilt or an anterior pelvic tilt?
    • A. 

      Posterior tilt

    • B. 

      Anterior tilt

  • 4. 
    What is the most appropriate landmark to check for proper pelvic obliquity in wheelchair positioning?
    • A. 

      Humeral landmarks

    • B. 

      PSIS

    • C. 

      Clavicular prominence

    • D. 

      ASIS

  • 5. 
    For proper wheelchair seat width, how many inches should you add to the widest hips/thigh measurement?
    • A. 

      None, adding more width can cause "sling position"

    • B. 

      1 inch

    • C. 

      1.5 inches

    • D. 

      2 inches.

  • 6. 
    For proper wheelchair seat depth, how many inches should you add to your initial measurement?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      1-2 inches

    • C. 

      2-3 inches

    • D. 

      3-4 inches

  • 7. 
    For individuals who need only standard back height, measure from the seat level to the armpit area then subtract ________ inches.
  • 8. 
    For proper wheelchair arm height, you need to add one inch to your initial measurements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Check all that accurately describes physical agent modalities.
    • A. 

      An adjunctive treatment

    • B. 

      Stand-alone treatment method

    • C. 

      Entry-level technique

    • D. 

      Preventative treatment

  • 10. 
    A doctor pulls you aside and suggests a PAM for your patient. You wait for the doctor to put in the order, and you immediately take your patient to the PAM room to begin the modality. Was this appropriate?
    • A. 

      Yes because the doctor put in an order.

    • B. 

      Yes because you agree with the doctor based on past medical history

    • C. 

      No because you should check if the doctor's order for PAM was appropriate

    • D. 

      No because the doctor should be present while providing the modality

  • 11. 
    What is the most effective way to use the paraffin bath?
    • A. 

      Dip method

    • B. 

      Immersion method

    • C. 

      Brush-on method

  • 12. 
    Patients are required to remain still while receiving fluidotherapy or risk burning themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which PAM is most appropriate for open wounds?
    • A. 

      Hot packs

    • B. 

      Paraffin baths

    • C. 

      Fluidotherapy

    • D. 

      Hydrotherapy

    • E. 

      Ultrasound

  • 14. 
    TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) does not elicit muscle contractions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Functional electrical stimulation (FES) innervates muscles and should produce patient-independent contractions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    ________________ refers to the use of instrumentation to train patients in various techniques such as muscle relaxation or recruitment using sensory information (sound/lights) 
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