Question 112 out of 2 pointsExpected normal findings during inspection of spinal alignment include:Selected Answer:head positioned superiorly to the gluteal cleft.Correct Answer:head positioned superiorly to the gluteal cleft.Response Feedback:Spinal alignment is considered within normal limits when the patient s head is positioned directly over the gluteal cleft. The skin folds should be symmetrical, the scapulae are at even heights, and both the cervical and lumbar curves are concave.Question 122 out of 2 pointsAnterior cruciate ligament integrity is assessed via the _____ test.Selected Answer:LachmanCorrect Answer:LachmanResponseFeedback:The Lachman test evaluates anterior cruciate ligament integrity. The straight leg raise test assesses nerve root damage, the valgus stress test assesses instability of the lateral and medial
collateral ligaments, the Homan test assesses for blood clots in the legs, the Thomas test is used to detect flexion contractures of the hips.Question 132 out of 2 pointsArm length is measured from the acromion process through the:Selected Answer:olecranon process to distal ulnar prominence.Correct Answer:olecranon process to distal ulnar prominence.Response Feedback:Total arm length is assessed by the standard measurement of the length from the shoulder (acromion process) through the elbow (olecranon process) joint to the wrist (distal ulnar prominence).Question 142 out of 2 pointsWhat technique is performed at every infant examination during the first year of life to detect hip dislocation?Selected Answer:Barlow-Ortolani maneuversCorrect Answer:Barlow-Ortolani maneuversResponse Feedback:At every examination during an infant s first year of life, the Barlow-Ortolani maneuver is performed. This test involves stabilizing the pelvis and flexing one hip and knee to 90 degrees. It detects hip dislocation and is signified by a clicking noise with the maneuver.Question 152 out of 2 pointsA 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 finding is considered more indicative of nerve root compression?
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