46.When performing the drawer test, the examiner would place the patient in a supine position and flex the knee 45 to 90 degrees, placing the foot flat on the table, and thena.grasp and evert the foot and extend the knee.b.grasp and invert the foot and rotate the knee.c.grasp the lower leg with both hands and draw the tibia forward and then backward.d.apply varus stress with the foot planted.e.apply valgus stress after the leg is extended.ANS: CThe next step is to place both hands on the lower leg with the thumbs on the ridge of the anterior tibia just distal to the tibial tuberosity. Draw the tibia forward, forcing the tibia to slide forward of the femur. Then push the tibia backward. Anterior or posterior movement of the knee greater than 5 mm in either direction is an unexpected finding.
REF:p. 527TOP:Discipline: PhysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal47.Anterior cruciate ligament integrity is assessed via the _____ test.
REF:p. 528TOP:Discipline: PhysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal48.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 shouldinitially perform the _____ test.
REF:p. 528TOP:Discipline: PathophysiologyMSC:Organ System: Musculoskeletal