Medical Quiz

Eye or Nose Injuries Quiz


Following an injury that results in an orbital hematoma, how long should you advise an athlete to ice the area?

A. 10 minutes

B. 15 minutes

C. 20 minutes

D. 30 minutes

What is “diplopia”

A. Blurry Vision

B. Vision Loss

C. Double Vision

D. Light sensitivity

A hyphema is a collection of blood within the anterior chamber of the eye.



What is “epistaxis”

A. Nose bleed

B. Runny Nose

C. Nasal Fracture

D. Deviated Septum

Athlete’s with an orbital hematoma should be encourage to blow their nose in order to decrease pressure around the eye



Which of these should NOT be done to treat a nosebleed?

A. tile head forward

B. apply pressure to the bridge of the nose

C. tilt head backward

D. Apply ice

Which of the following eye injuries is painless and results in the athlete seeing floating specks, flashes of light, and having blurred vision?

A. Hyphema

B. Conjuctivitis

C. Corneal abrasion

D. Detached retina

Which injury is most commonly caused by being poked in the eye or a foreign object in the eye

A. hyphema

B. corneal abrasion

C. retina detachement

Which of these is a classic sign of an orbital fracture?

A. Facial Deformity

B. Unable to look up with affected eye

C. Loss of vision

D. Blood in the eye chamber

Which type of force typically caused more deformity with a nasal fracture?

A. Anterior blow

B. Lateral blow

Which of these is NOT a major sign of a nasal fracture?

A. Obvious deformity

B. Nosebleed

C. Mobiltiy

D. Crepitus

An orbital fracture of the eye:

A. Is caused by an object striking the forehead

B. can result in double vision

C. is more common in athletes with nearsightedness

D. causes hemorrhage around the mouth

What complication could arise from a deviated septum

A. Difficulty breatthing

B. Bone/Cartilage loss

C. Abcessed hematoma

D. All of these

Bleeding into the tissue surrounding the eye is known as

A. orbital fracture

B. orbital hematoma

C. corneal abrasion

Retinal detachments are most common in….

A. Athletes with near-sightedness

B. Athletes with far-sightedness

C. Athlete’s with an astigmatism

D. Athlete’s with normal vision

Which eye condition should you suspect if your athlete presents with eyelid swelling, itching or burning sensation in the eye and possible pus discharge?

A. Corneal Abrasion

B. Hyphema

C. Orbital Hematoma

D. Conjunctivitis

How should you handle an athlete with a hyphema?

A. Have them ice for 30 minutes

B. Cover the affected eye and re-evaluate in 24 hours

C. Refer immediately

D. Wait to see if it clears up on its own

Which of these should NOT be done when treating an athlete with a foreign object in their eye?

A. Have them close their eyes for a period of time

B. Flip eyelid up and try to remove object

C. Have athlete gently rub the eye to see if they can remove the object

D. Use saline to try and flush out the object


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