Causes And Symptoms Of Spinal Stenosis Quiz!

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Spinal Cord Injury Quizzes & Trivia

Spinal stenosis is a health condition in which a lot of pressure is put on the spinal cord and the nerves within the spine. In this quiz, test and advance your knowledge on the causes and symptoms of Spinal Stenosis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which areas of the spine are most susceptible to injury?
    • A. 

      Cervical and sacral

    • B. 

      Thoracic and coccyx

    • C. 

      Cervical and lumbar

    • D. 

      Cervical and coccyx

  • 2. 
    Applying an improperly sized rigid cervical collar might result in
    • A. 

      A too-large collar will hyperextend the neck

    • B. 

      A too-small collar will hyperextend the neck

    • C. 

      A too-small collar will hyperflex the neck

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The components of the central nervous system are the
    • A. 

      Brain and spinal cord

    • B. 

      Arteries and veins

    • C. 

      Muscles and tendons

    • D. 

      Cranium and vertebrae

  • 4. 
    A short spine board is appropriate to use in immobilizing a patient who is
    • A. 

      Seated in a vehicle

    • B. 

      Lying on a soft surface

    • C. 

      Lying on a hard surface

    • D. 

      Standing

  • 5. 
    When using a short spine board to immobilize a patient, the patient's head should be secured
    • A. 

      Last, after the body

    • B. 

      First, before the body

    • C. 

      After the patient is removed from the vehicle

    • D. 

      As soon as the patient is placed on a long spine board

  • 6. 
    Your patient is a 52-year-old unconscious female patient who was the driver in a vehicle struck by a milk delivery truck. She has an open head wound, and bruising to the chest and abdomen. Respiration's are 28 per minute, pulse is 140 per minute. Her skin is cool and clammy. Your choice for extricating this patient is
    • A. 

      Full immobilization with a short spine board

    • B. 

      Full immobilization with a KED

    • C. 

      Rapid extrication

    • D. 

      Long board only

  • 7. 
    When log-rolling a patient onto a long spine board, the EMT-B in charge of the move is the person at the
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Chest

    • C. 

      Feet

    • D. 

      Pelvis

  • 8. 
    Bone fragments, blood clots, vomit or broken teeth are all potential
    • A. 

      Causes for shock

    • B. 

      Contraindications for a non rebreather mask

    • C. 

      Indications for full immobilization

    • D. 

      Airway obstructions

  • 9. 
    You should open the airway of a trauma patient by using the
    • A. 

      Jaw-thrust method

    • B. 

      Jaw-thrust, head-tilt method

    • C. 

      Head-tilt, chin-lift method

    • D. 

      Head-tilt, neck-lift method

  • 10. 
    The brain is protected by the
    • A. 

      Mandible

    • B. 

      Cranium

    • C. 

      Cerebrum

    • D. 

      Calcaneous

  • 11. 
    You are caring for a 36-year-old, conscious, male patient involved in an altercation in a bar. His face was beaten with a pipe and he has an open soft tissue injury to the left side of his face. It would be save to assume from this injury that the patient also has a
    • A. 

      Pelvic injury

    • B. 

      Lower extremity injury

    • C. 

      Neck injury

    • D. 

      Lumbar injury

  • 12. 
    Tenderness anywhere along the vertebrae may indicate a possible
    • A. 

      Head injury

    • B. 

      Spine injury

    • C. 

      Abdominal injury

    • D. 

      Kidney injury

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