Orthopedic MCQs Quiz With Answers

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Get ready to take this Orthopedic MCQs Quiz. Orthopedic surgery is one of the surgeries concerned with the musculoskeletal system. The surgery is meant to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, spine diseases, and more. In this quiz, we will test your knowledge as well as an understanding of the same. Try to answer all the questions correctly, or if not, then at least 70 percent of them. Good luck to you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An appropriate technique for the nurse to implement for the client who is being cast is to:
    • A. 

      Apply ice to the top of the cast

    • B. 

      Maintain the extremity below heart level

    • C. 

      Handle the wet cast with the fingertips

    • D. 

      Fold the stockinette or padding over the outer cast edges.

  • 2. 
     For cast removal, the nurse correctly instructs the client that:
    • A. 

      Discomfort will be felt from the cast saw.

    • B. 

      An enzyme wash may be applied to intact skin.

    • C. 

      The skin will be scrubbed very well after the removal.

    • D. 

      Aggressive range-of-motion exercises will be performed after removal.

  • 3. 
    A nurse anticipates that the type of traction that will be used for a 32-lb child with a fractured femur is:
    • A. 

      Bryant’s traction

    • B. 

      Dunlop’s traction

    • C. 

      Weil sling

    • D. 

      Buck’s extension traction

  • 4. 
     A nurse anticipates that the type of traction that will be used for an adult client with a fractured humerus is:
    • A. 

      Bryant’s traction

    • B. 

      Dunlop’s traction

    • C. 

      Weil sling

    • D. 

      Buck’s extension traction

  • 5. 
    For a client who is to be placed in Russell’s traction, the nurse prepares the:
    • A. 

      Occipital area

    • B. 

      Arm and forearm

    • C. 

      Back and abdomen

    • D. 

      Lower extremities

  • 6. 
    An appropriate technique for the nurse to implement for a client being placed in traction is to:
    • A. 

      Apply a traction boot tightly

    • B. 

      Drop the weights after the traction is attached

    • C. 

      Assess the neurovascular status every 1 to 2 hours for the first day

    • D. 

      Shave the hair off the area where the traction is to be placed

  • 7. 
    While in Buck’s extension traction, the client may be positioned:
    • A. 

      On the back, with the knees flexed 45 degrees.

    • B. 

      On the back, turning to the unaffected side for 10- to 15-minute periods.

    • C. 

      On the back, with the buttocks slightly elevated off the bed.

    • D. 

      On the back, with the bed tilted toward the side that is opposite the traction.

  • 8. 
    For a client with a fractured femur, a nurse is alert to the possibility of a fat embolus. The nurse specifically watches for:
    • A. 

      Bradypnea

    • B. 

      Restlessness

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 9. 
    For a client in traction who has skeletal pins, a nurse should:
    • A. 

      Use povidone-iodine to cleanse the pin site.

    • B. 

      Apply antiseptic ointment and cover with a split dressing.

    • C. 

      Use hydrogen peroxide as a rinse before a dressing is applied.

    • D. 

      Do both pin sites at the same time, with the same swab and solution.

  • 10. 
    An expected outcome of cast application that the nurse evaluates is:
    • A. 

      Skin irritation at the cast edges

    • B. 

      Decreased capillary refill and pallor

    • C. 

      Tingling and numbness distal to the cast

    • D. 

      Slight edema, soreness, and limitation of range of motion