22. As you greet the patient, which examination technique is first implemented? - Inspection 23. Which of the following is most likely to enhance examiner reliability? – The examiner attempts to qualify data 24. A 7 year old boy is brought to your office with a chief complaint of possible fracture to his left third finger. He jammed it while playing basketball 2 days ago. The mother states that she really does not think it is broken because he can move it. What is your best response? – This is common misconception, and the finger may be broken. An x-ray is indicated. 25. A patient presenting for the first time with typical low back pain should receive which of the following diagnostic tests? – None of the above. X-ray is not indicated because lumbar pain is usually musculoskeletal etiology. 26. Skeletal changes in older adults are the result of: - Increased bone resorption 27. A positive straight leg raise test usually indicates: - Lumbar nerve root irritation 28. What technique is performed at every infant examination during the first year of life to detect hip dislocation? – Barlow-Ortolani maneuvers 29. Expected normal findings during inspection of spinal alignment include: - Convex lumbar curve 30. Temporalis and masseter muscles are evaluated by: - Having the patient clench his or her teeth 31. When palpating joints, crepitus may be caused when: - Irregular bony surfaces rub together 32. A 3 year old is brought to the clinic complaining of a painful right elbow. He is holding the right arm slightly flexed and pronated and refuses to move it. the mother states that symptoms started right after his older brother had been swinging him around by his arms. This presentation supports a diagnosis of: - Radial head subluxation
33. Light skin and thin body habitus are risk factors for: - Osteoporosis 34. Risk factors for sports-related injuries include: - Failure to warm up before activity 35. Injuries to long bones and joints are more likely to result in fractures than in sprains until: - Adolescence 36. Ligaments are stronger than bone until: - Adolescence 37. The family history for a patient with joint pain should include information about siblings with: - Genetic disorders 38. The Thomas test is used to detect: - Flexion contractures of the hip 39. A goniometer is used to assess: - Range of motion 40. During a football game, a player was struck on the lateral side of the left leg while his feet were firmly planted. He is complaining of left knee pain. To examine the left knee you should initially perform the - ________ test. – Valgus stress 41. You note that a child has a positive Gower Sign. You know that this indicates generalized: - Muscle weakness 42. The dowager hump is: - The hallmark of osteoporosis 43. What temporary disorder may be experienced by pregnant women during the third trimester because of fluid retention? – Carpal tunnel syndrome 44. A common finding in markedly obese and pregnant women is: - Lordosis 45. A 45 year old laborer presents with low back pain, stating that the pain comes from the right buttock and shoots down and across the right anterior thigh, down the shin to the ankle. Which examination
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