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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  All of the following are types of musculoskeletal system muscle EXCEPT:
A: cardiac muscle.
B: fibrous muscle.
C: skeletal muscle.
D: smooth muscle.

2:  A strain is defined as:
A: disruption of a joint in which the bone ends are no longer in contact.
B: a break in the continuity of the bone.
C: a muscle pull.
D: stretching or tearing of supporting ligaments.

3:  Which of the following types of fractures is defined as a bone that is broken into more than two fragments?
A: Greenstick fracture
B: Comminuted fracture
C: Pathologic fracture
D: Epiphyseal fracture

4:  What type of splint is best indicated for a mid-shaft femur fracture?
A: Sling and swath
B: Air splint
C: Traction splint
D: PASG

5:  Injuries of the wrist and hand should be splinted:
A: in the position they are found in.
B: in a position of comfort.
C: in a position of function.
D: with the fingers straight out.

6:  How would a fractured clavicle best be splinted?
A: Sling and swath
B: Air splint
C: Traction splint
D: PASG

7:  Patients with displaced fractures of the proximal femur usually present with:
A: the injured leg shortened and internally rotated.
B: the injured leg shortened and externally rotated.
C: supine with the hip joint flexed and the thigh rotated inward.
D: supine with the hip joint flexed and the thigh rotated outward.

8:  Assessment of a trauma patient reveals the patient has a pulseless limb. Medical control advises you to try to reposition the limb in order to restore distal circulation. How many attempts should you make?
A: One
B: Two
C: Three
D: As many as needed

9:  Fractures of the distal radius are commonly referred to as:
A: comminuted fractures.
B: Le Fort fractures.
C: colles fractures.
D: epiphyseal fractures.

10:  What is the most reliable indicator of an underlying fracture?
A: Crepitus
B: Point tenderness
C: Swelling
D: Bruising

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