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2010-08-03 18:38:22

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  1. The branch of medicine that is also akey component of rehabilitation?

    A Physical therapy
    B Physiatry
    C Sports medicine
    D Manipulation
    E None of the above
  2. The degree to which a joint is able to move is known as?

    A Coniometer
    B Goniometry
    C Range of motion
    D Range of reach
    E Universal goniometer
  3. Lateral deviation in the normal vertical curve of the spine is called?

    A Kyphosis
    B Lordosis
    C Scoliosis
    D Luxation
    E None of the above
  4. Which of the following is paralysis of the lower portion of the body?

    A Hemiplegia
    B Paraplegia
    C Quadriplegia
    D Hemiparesis
    E Parapraxia
  5. Which of the following is the most appropriate initial treatment of a contusion?

    A Ultrasonography
    B Whirlpool therapy
    C Massage
    D Application of ice packs
    E Application of hot soaks therapy
  6. In thermotherapy, which of the following temperatures can cause burning?

    A 105
    B 110
    C 112
    D 114
    E 116
  7. How long does diatherapy usually last?

    A 5 to 10 mins
    B 10 to 15 mins
    C 15 to 30 mins
    D 60 to 90 mins
    E 2 to 3 hours
  8. Cryotherapy is used for all of the following purposes EXCEPT?

    A To lower body temp
    B To reduce swelling
    C To reduce bleeding
    D To reduce pus formation
    E To reduce clotting
  9. Muscular weakness of one side of the body is called?

    A Hemiparesis
    B Hemiplegia
    C Hemimelia
    D Hemiopia
    E Hemiphelia
  10. Patients instructed on how to use crutches should be told to?

    A Move crutches no more than 6 inches at a time
    B Look down at the ground to check where they place the crutches
    C Balance their body weight between their feet and hands
    D Move crutches approx a foot at a time
    E Stand bent over the crutches at a 30 degree angle for increased support
  11. Physical therapists are allied health professionals who have completed at least?

    A Medical school
    B A 4 yr baccalaureate training program
    C A 2 yr associates degree program
    D Postgraduate work
    E A certificate program
  12. Movement allowed by joints to decrease the angle between two adjoining bones is called?

    A Range of motion
    B Extension
    C Flexion
    D Gait
    E Luxation
  13. Correction of a fracture, dislocation, or hernia is called?

    A Reduction
    B Luxation
    C Subluxation
    D Relocation
    E Casting
  14. Electromyography is the process of electrically recording muscle-

    A Contraction
    B Relaxation
    C Action potentials
    D Energy production
    E Flexion
  15. Diathermy is useful in treating all of the following conditions EXCEPT?

    A Tendonitis
    B Myocarditis
    C Muscular disorders
    D Arthritis
    E Bursitis
  16. How far from the area being treated should a heat lamp be placed?

    A 6 to 8 feet
    B 4 to 6 feet
    C 2 to 4 feet
    D 1 to 2 feet
    E Less than 1 foot
  17. Which of the following heat therapies uses radio waves to provide heat deep in the body?

    A Shortwave diathermy
    B Microwave diathermy
    C Ultrasound diathermy
    D Infrared diathermy
    E Chemical diathermy
  18. A way of assessing the patient's walking behavior is called?

    A Muscle strength testing
    B Walking test
    C Goniometry
    D Electromyography
    E Gait Testing
  19. When using a chemical hot pack in heat therapy, you should?

    A Place it on the patients skin on the area being affected
    B Plug the packs heating cord into an outlet and turn the pad on
    C Knead the pad and then cover it with cloth before placing it on the patient
    D Fill the pack halfway with water, expel the air, and cover it with a pillowcase before applying
    E Both B and D
  20. How high should the top of a cane be?

    A Axillary height
    B Waist level
    C Any height, because patients can use it well regardless of height
    D 30 inches from the ground
    E Level with the top of the femur