Qrt 2 Care 2 Exam I
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Qrt 2 Care 2 Exam I
What is the main thing chiropractors are looking for in a lateral x ray?
Signs of biomechanical stress
What is used to determine posteriority by drawing a line along the posterior body of two adjacent vertebra?
What is indicated by more than one posterior vertebra in a row?
In stairstepping which segment is adjusted and what type of condition is indicated?
Georges line crossing 3 or more consecutive vertebra:
In stacking which vertebra is considered the site of possible subluxation?
lowest vertebra in the stack
is stacking chronic, acute, both?
What type of wedging is considered chronic?
What is the term used to describe lateral tipping?
what is seen in endplate fractures and involves envagination?
schmorl's node (chronic)
What is more serious an ostheophytic change in the anterior or posterior?
What is the conversion of bone into an ivory like mass?
what is the main finding in epitransverse?
Decreased lateral bending
What do 70% of patients with occipitalization of C1 have?
fusion of C2 and C3
what type of spinal bifida has no neural involvment?
What type of spinal bifida has protrusion of meningies through vertebral arch?n also has hairy patch
What type of spinal bifida asperta has herniation of only the dura and arachnoid matter?
What type of spinal bifida asperta has herniation of spinal cord or roots?
What are the landmarks for drawing mcgregors line? ans what is being measured?
Posterior superior margin of hard palate to the most inferior aspect of the occiput
Measure the distance the dens rises above the line (basil impression)
What are is the normal distance of the dens over mcgregors line in males and females?
Males = less than 8mm
Females = less than 10mm
What are the landmarks for measuring the atlantodental interspace?
posterior margin of anterior tubercle
anterior margin of dens
What is the normal ADI for adults and children?
What is the optimal position for viewing ADI?