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Modalities Test #1
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Which of the following phrases best defines therapeutic modalities?
A: A physical agent employed for therapeutic purposes
B: A physical agent for rehabilitation
C: The use of heat, cold, light, and electricity for healing injuries
D: Therapeutic machines that promote healing
A physical agent employed for therapeutic purposes
Knobology refers to the study of [_____]without the supporting [_____]
The most common physical agents used to treat orthopedic injuries are heat, cold, sound, [_____] , electricity, and [_____].
A disadvantage of using standard operating procedures (SOPs) for therapeutic modality operation is that it can lead to a [answer] approach to rehabilitation.
In the five-step application procedure, why is it essential to have foundational knowledge before a therapeutic modality can be chosen and applied properly?
A: In order to choose the modality that is most familiar to the clinician
B: In order to use as few modalities as possible in the rehabilitation process
C: In order to understand how specific types of injuries respond to the various modalities
D: In order to apply the "no-pain, no-gain" principle
In order to understand how specific types of injuries respond to the various modalities
Preparing a patient psychologically for the use of a therapeutic modality must begin with an explanation of the purpose and expected [_____] of the procedure.
Which of the following is NOT one of five steps of therapeutic modality application?
D: Select proper modality
Select proper modality
An injury record is considered to be:
A: A case study
B: A pretrial testimonial
C: A legal document
D: A premodality report
A legal document
Proper record keeping enhances communication between you and:
B: the patient
D: all the above
all the above
Which of the following is appropriate for inclusion in the P section of SOAP notes?
A: The elbow joint is mobile but will not extend completely
B: The lateral aspect of the elbow is moderately swollen
C: Elbow stiffness occurs after tennis matches
D: An ice pack should be applied to the elbow for 20 minutes after exercise
An ice pack should be applied to the elbow for 20 minutes after exercise
What is the inflammatory response?
A: A local response of the body to an injury or irritant
B: A systemic response of the body to an injury or irritant
C: A delayed response of the body to an injury or irritant
D: A permanent response of the body to an injury or irritant
A local response of the body to an injury or irritant
Which of the following statements does not apply to chemical mediators involved in the inflammatory response?
A: They are activated by ultrastructural changes.
B: They regulate the inflammatory response.
C: They decrease the permeability of blood vessels.
D: They signal the rest of the body that an injury has occurred.
They decrease the permeability of blood vessels.
Hypoxia occurs when a cell is deprived of __________.
__________ are leukocytes that provide a long-lasting, second line of defense during the inflammatory response.
Which, if any, of the following is NOT a sign of inflammation?
D: Loss of function
E: All of the above are signs of inflammation
All of the above are signs of inflammation
A new scar appears red (in light-skinned people) and raised (convex) due to:
A: increased vascularity and decreased collagen
B: increased vascularity and increased collagen
C: decreased vascularity and increased collagen
D: decreased vascularity and decreased collagen
increased vascularity and increased collagen
Macrophages migrate into wound sites during which phase of wound repair?
D: Hemostasis and inflammation
Hemostasis and inflammation
Most collagen is laid down within:
A: 5-10 days of an injury
B: 15-20 days of an injury
C: 25-30 days of an injury
D: 35-40 days of an injury
15-20 days of an injury
Which of the following is the most important goal of the immediate application of ice, compression, and elevation to an acute injury?
A: Decrease primary injury
B: Decrease secondary metabolic injury
C: Decrease primary traumatic injury
D: Decrease bleeding
E: All of the above are equally inportant
Decrease secondary metabolic injury
During immediate care procedures, which of the following techniques should be used when applying an ice pack?
A: Directly to the skin
B: Over a towel
C: Over a wet elastic wrap
D: Over a frozen elastic wrap
Directly to the skin
Which of the following cold modalities is not safe to apply directly to the skin?
A: A plastic or cloth bag filled with crushed ice from an ice machine
B: A towel-wrapped crushed ice pack from a home freezer
C: A frozen gel pack
D: An artificial ice pack
A frozen gel pack
Until the tendency for swelling has passed, most clinicians should recommend ice pack applications of what length/duration?
A: 30-45 minutes every 2 hours for 12-72 hours
B: 10-20 minutes every 2 hours for 1-12 hours
C: 60 minutes every 2 hours for 12-24 hours
D: 10-20 minutes every 2 hours for 1-4 hours
30-45 minutes every 2 hours for 12-72 hours
Elevation contributes to the control of edema by:
A: Increasing TOP
B: Increasing CHP
C: Decreasing TOP
D: Decreasing CHP
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