BOOK4-CH9SpinalTrauma

BOOK4-CH9SpinalTrauma - Volume 4 Chapter 9 Spinal Trauma 1....

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Volume 4 Chapter 9 Spinal Trauma 1. Which of the following places the pts spine in a neutral position? a. 1 to 2 inches of padding under the head b. A rolled blanket under the knees c. 1 to 2 inches of padding under the head and a rolled blanket under the knees d. None of the above 2. A pt who was involved in a frontal motor vehicle crash in which his face struck the windshield is most likely to have which of the following types of injuries? a. Axial loading b. Cervical hyperfexion c. Cervical hyperextension d. Axial distraction 3. Your pt is a 30 year old male who was playing a backyard game of football and was tackled forcefully from the left side by his brother at the level of the shoulder. Based on this MOI, you should suspect which of the following patterns? a. Compression fractures of the thoracic spine b. Subluxation of one or more thoracic vertebrae c. Compression fractures on the left side of the cervical spine; torn ligaments on the right side of the cervical spine d. An axial distraction injury of the cervical region 4. Which of the following is noted in the pt with a positive Babinski reflex? a. Fanning of the toes with dorsiflexion of the great toe b. Fanning of the toes with plantar flexion of the great toe c. Dorsiflexion of the 2 nd to 5 th toes with plantar flexion of the great toe d. Plantar flexion of the 2 nd to 5 th toes with dorsiflexion of the great toe 5. Which of the following is NOT considered a significant mechanism of injury in pediatric pts a. Vehicle collision at moderate speed
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