PCP Quiz 20

Question 1 of 7

A 12-year-old girl has fallen while riding her new bike. She landed on the pavement with her right arm extended. She is complaining of point tenderness, and the wrist is obviously deformed. You apply a splint to this injury to:

  1. Minimize pain.
  2. Prevent further damage to muscle, nerves, and blood vessels.
  3. Prevent a closed fracture from becoming open.
  4. Reduce bleeding and swelling.

Question 2 of 7

Your patient is a baseball player who was in the way of a runner stealing second. He has a compound fracture of his left tibia. What information is critical in determining the History of the Chief Complaint?
  1. Extent of the injury.
  2. Status of distal circulation, sensation, and function.
  4. Presence of other injuries.
  5. Range of motion in the limb.

Question 3 of 7

Synovial joints are cushioned with a material called:

Question 4 of 7

Which of the signs and symptoms listed below are commonly associated with a sprain injury, for example, a sprained ankle?
  1. Deformity.
  2. Unnatural motion.
  3. Tenderness over the site.
  4. Swelling.
  5. Ecchymosis.
  6. Guarding, loss of use.
  7. Crepitus.
  8. Pain at the ankle.

Question 5 of 7

What are the two main divisions of the human skeleton?

Question 6 of 7

The following conditions are associated with what type of fracture?
  1. Hemorrhagic shock.
  2. Lumbosacral spine injury.
  3. Bladder laceration or rupture.
  4. Damage to abdominal organs.
  5. Fractures of the lower extremities.

Question 7 of 7

All joint injuries must be immobilized in position found.