Muscoskeletal Injuries Quiz
The bones of the lower extremities include all of the following except the
Another term for the collarbone is the
Improvised splints can be made from a cardboard box, a rolled-up magazine, a broom handle, or any similar object.
After taking BSI precautions, exposing the area, and controlling any external bleeding, the next step in immobilizing a long bone fracture is
A. replacing protruding bones
B. assessing distal PMS
C. measuring the splint
D. applying the splint
All of the following are part of the musculoskeletal system except
The splint best suited for easing the pain of muscle spasm associated with fractures of the femur is a(n)
A. air-inflatable splint
B. traction splint
C. vacuum splint
D. PASG splint
An injury in which the skin over a fracture site is broken may be described as a(n)
A. closed farcture
B. vertical injury
C. open injury
D. compromised injury
The sound or feel of broken bone fragments grinding together is referred to as
Use of a traction splint is indicated for a painful, swollen, deformed
The bones of the upper extremities include all of the following except the
Proper splinting may serve to decrease the incidence of permanent injury.
Both before and after applying a splint, the EMT should assess pulses, movement, and sensation distal to the injury.
Pulselessness and cyanosis distal to an injured extremity are signs of a very serious condition.
An injury to a joint in which the bone ends become separated from each other is called a(n)
The most appropriate splint for a shoulder dislocation is the traction splint.
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