51. Which of the following statements is true regarding the examination of peripheral arteries? T he pulses are most readily felt over arteries that lie over bones. 52. When palpating breast tissue, the examiner should use the _____ at each site. Finger pads. 53. A common finding in markedly obese and pregnant women is: Lordosis 54. Inspection of the scrotum should reveal: The left scrotal sac is lower than the right. 55. When conducting a geriatric assessment, basic activities of daily living (ADLs) include: Basic ADL’s include bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulating and feeding. 56. A patient in the deepest coma would be scored a _____ on the Glasgow Coma Scale. 3 57. If pitting edema is unilateral, you would suspect occlusion of a: major vein 58. In the adult, the apical impulse should be most visible when the patient is in what position? Upright. 59. A 12-year-old boy relates that his left scrotum has a soft swollen mass. The scrotum is not painful upon palpation. The left inguinal canal is without masses. The mass does transilluminate with a penlight. This collection of symptoms is consistent with:
hydrocele 60. You are conducting a preparticipation physical examination for a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who will be playing basketball. She has slight torticollis and mild ankle clonus. What additional diagnostic testing would be required for her? Cervical radiographs 61. Anterior cruciate ligament integrity is assessed via the _Lachmans test. 62. The strength of the trapezius muscle is evaluated by having the patient: push her head against the examiner’s hand. 63. It is especially important to test for ankle clonus if: deep tendon reflexes are hyperactive. 64. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy will likely produce: decreased pain sensation 65. To assess spinal levels L2, L3, and L4, which deep tendon reflex should be tested? patellar 66. Breath sounds normally heard over the trachea are called: bronchial 67. Tarry black stool should make you suspect: upper gastrointestinal bleed 68. The checkout station for pre-participation physical evaluation (PPE) is critical because at this point: plan follow ups 69. Nancy Walker is a 16-year-old girl who presents to the clinic with complaints of
severe, acute chest pain. Her mother reports that Nancy, apart from occasional colds, Nancy is not prone to respiratory problems. What potential risk factor is most important to assess with regards to Nancy's current problem? Cocaine 70. The best way to ease the apprehension of a 3-year-old child before a physical examination is to: let him hold the stethoscope during the exam 71. To assess a cremasteric reflex, the examiner strokes the: lightly stroking the inner thigh 72. The goals of pre-participation sports evaluation include: determining the risk of injury or death during sports participation. 73. Your 15-year-old patient is athletic and thin. Radiography of an ankle injury reveals a stress fracture. You should question this patient about her: menstrual cycles 74. One of the most important aspects to consider in the orthopedic screening examination is: symmetry 75. If a patient cannot shrug the shoulders against resistance, which cranial nerve (CN), requires further evaluation? XI 76. While interviewing a 70-year-old female clinic patient, she tells you that she takes
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