What is a common finding?
71.A 6-year-old complains that his legs hurt. His mother states that he has complained for the past 2 weeks, and she thought it was from “playing outside too much”. When asked to identify the painful areas, the child points to the midshaft of the femurs. He grimaces slightly when asked to walk. What is the most important initial intervention?
72.A 75-year-old female who knits daily has a positive Finkelstein test. What is her likely diagnosis?
73.An adolescent athlete has injured his ankle playing basketball. He has right ankle pain, ecchymosis, and significant edema, and he is unable tobear weight at the time of the clinical exam. Which diagnosis is least likely?
74.When is Osgood-Schlatter disease most likely to produce symptoms?
75.A 40-year-old complains of back pain after heavy lifting. This began 2 weeks ago. He has had little improvement in his pain. Which statement is true regarding plain X-rays in this patient?
76.A 70-year-old African American male complains of pain in his back and trunk. Cardiovascular disease is ruled out. Laboratory studies were obtained. A likelydiagnosis is:
77.A 62-year-old female presents with atraumatic right knee pain. On exam, she has a mildly swollen right knee that is not warm or tender to touch. She has a negative McMurray test. An x-ray was obtained. How should the nurse practitioner interpret the results of this X-ray?
78.A college age basketball player landed awkwardly on his foot and ankleafter jumping during a game yesterday. He states that he sprained his ankle. He complains of ankle pain and foot pain but is able to limp into the exam room. How should he be managed?
79.Which symptom can be used to rule out a fracture?