Which is a congenital deformity of one or both of the feet in which the foot is turned both medially and downward
Which condition would most probably require an ORIF?
a) hairline fracture
b) nondisplaced fracture
c) compound fracture
d) simple fracture
The results of the bone densitometry test show that Alaina Smith has abnormal thinning of bone due to postmenopausal:
Bone cells that eat away old or damaged bone, releasing calcium into the blood, are called:
Which is a degenerative condition of the spine in which one vertebra slips out of alignment over another vertebra?
All of the following are facial bones except:
Which is the name for each bony prominence on the medical and lateral aspects of the lower leg?
Which is a surgical procedure performed to fuse the bones in a degenerated, unstable joint?
All of the following are true about NSAIDs except:
a) they can treat pain
b) they can treat osteoarthritis & orthopedic injuries
c) they are corticosteriods
d) they can treat inflammation
C- they are coticosteroids
Which is the verticle bone of the anterior thorax to which the clavicle and the ribs are attached?
Which of the following is not part of the cranium?
a) frontal bone
b) pariental bone
c) sagittal suture
During childhood, cartilaginous tissue is gradually replaced by bony tissue in a process known as:
Facial bones that form the lateral edges of the eye sockets and the cheek bones ae called the:
The hip joints is replaced in a surgery called an ____, and the artificial hip replacement is known as a ______.
Which of these bones is not part of the ossicular chain?
c) ziphoid process
Which of the following bones is not in the thorax?
d) xiphoid process
What disease can be described as a softening of the cartilage of the kneecap?
Mr. Rodriguez had osteoarthritis so badly that his hip joint had to be replaced. Which two abbreviations correspond to his disease and his surgery?
All of the following statements about osteoarthritis are true except:
a) it affects the large weightbearing joints
b) it is worse if the patient is underweight
c) it causes pain & stiffness in the joints
d) it usually begins in middle age
B-- it is worse if the patient is underweight
In an operative report for a patient with chondromalacia patellae, which anatomical structure in sure to be mentioned?
In an operative report for a patient with pectus excavatum, what anatomical structure is sure to be mentioned?
All of these ae anatomical stuctures of a vertebra except:
a) spinous process
b) transverse process
c) olecranon process
The physician would order a blood test to check the uric acid level if a patient was suspected of having:
Which surgical procedure might be performed to correct a deformity associated with hallux valgus?
A pathologic fraction can be caused by:
b) a bone tumor
c) metastases to the bone
d) all the above
all the above
Which of the following is not one of the meanings of the combining form myel/o?
a) bone marrow
b) bony process
d) spinal cord
B-- bony process
Which word parts do you need to build a medical word that means instrament used to examine a joint?
An ORIF would use all of the following to fix a fracture, except:
All of the following are examples of an orthosis except:
a) a brace
b) a splint
c) a rongeur
d) a collar
C-- a rongeur
All of the following are types of fractures except:
Which word parts do you need to build a medical word that means condition of cartilage softening?
-ia, chondr/o, malac/o
Which of the following is a nuclear medicine procedure to detect hot spots that indicate canerous tumors in the bone?
All of the following statements are true about hemarthrosis except:
a) it is a condition of blood in the joint
b) it is caused by trauma or a penetrating wound
c) it is treated with extracorporeal shockwave
d) it occurs spontaneously in hemophiliac patients
C-- it is treated with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy