PEDS Final- Musculoskeletal

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PEDS Final- Musculoskeletal

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  • 1. 
    The following are clinical signs of fractures except;
    • A. 

      Guarding the site

    • B. 

      Edema

    • C. 

      Ecchymosis

    • D. 

      Impaired ROM

    • E. 

      Impaired Neurovascular status

    • F. 

      Proximal limb weakness

  • 2. 
    Neurovascular checks for fracture patient include; (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Pain

    • B. 

      Pallor

    • C. 

      Pulselessness

    • D. 

      Paresthesia

    • E. 

      Paralysis

    • F. 

      Polyps

    • G. 

      Prosthesis

  • 3. 
    When a fracture patient enters the emergency room, the nurse should immediately; ( place a comma and a space between each step) (hint: 4 words)
  • 4. 
    Compartment syndrome is characterized by the following except;
    • A. 

      Decrease circulation

    • B. 

      Risk for infection

    • C. 

      Motor weakness

    • D. 

      Dehydration

  • 5. 
    When educating a patient about traction, the nurse should mention
    • A. 

      Muscle spasms and pain can occur after traction but will diminish over time

    • B. 

      The weight and pull are there for exercise

    • C. 

      You can adjust the screws for your comfort

    • D. 

      This is a permanent condition

  • 6. 
    Atelectasis, renal calculi, constipation, fat embolism, and sudden chest pain are all complications of;
    • A. 

      Immobility

    • B. 

      Osteomyelitis

    • C. 

      Duchenne

    • D. 

      Osteogenisis imperfecta

  • 7. 
    Osteomyelitis symptoms include the following except;
    • A. 

      Pallor

    • B. 

      Elevated temperature

    • C. 

      Non-weight bearing limb

    • D. 

      Irritability

  • 8. 
    When educating the patient and family on the treatment of Osteomyelitis, the nurse should not mention;
    • A. 

      4-6 weeks of antibiotics

    • B. 

      First dose is meningitic, increase risk for side effects

    • C. 

      The antibiotics will slowly increase

    • D. 

      Diet with high (calories, protein, fluids)

  • 9. 
    Incomplete development of teeth, bones and ligaments is the result of
    • A. 

      Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    • B. 

      Duchenne's

    • C. 

      Congenital Hip dysplasia

    • D. 

      Osteomyelitis

  • 10. 
    Osteogenesis Imperfecta presents with brittle bones, ______ limbs, blue/gray sclera, and ________ teeth. (use a comma and a space between both words)
  • 11. 
    Duchenne's presents with (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Bowing Limbs

    • B. 

      Positive Gower sign

    • C. 

      Proximal limb weakness

    • D. 

      Affected myocardium

  • 12. 
    When dealing with a Duchenne's patient, the nurse must (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Promote independence

    • B. 

      Recognize anticipatory grieving

    • C. 

      Use high top sneakers to prevent foot drop

    • D. 

      Restrict fluids

  • 13. 
    When you abduct hips and feel "clunk" of dislocated femoral head, this is a positive
    • A. 

      Barlow's sign

    • B. 

      Ortolani test

    • C. 

      Lawsuit

    • D. 

      Bryant's

  • 14. 
    After corrective surgery for clubfoot, the affected foot may be 1/2 size smaller.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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