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an abnormal thoracic curve of the spine resulting in the pathology referred to as "hunchback" is called?

a. scoliosis
b. lordosis
c. kyphosis
d. spina bifida
c. kyphosis
the complete displacement of a joint is referred to as a/an:

a. subluxation
b. dislocation
c. avulsion
d. strain
b. dislocation
a cyst in the popliteal fossa is called a/an:

a. baker's cyst
b. synovitis
c. ganglion
d. epicondylitis
a. baker's cyst
the medical term for a bunion is:

a. talipes valgus
b. hallux valgus
c. hallux varus
d. talipes varus
b. hallux valgus
plaster rolls for casting should be submerged in:

a. hot water
b. cold water
c. neutral temperature
d. slightly warm
d. slightly warm
a fractured metacarple would require a:


a. long arm cast
b. short arm cast
c. cylinder cast
d. slint
b. short arm cast
which of the following term described a fracture in which the bone penetrates the skin?

a. closed
b. compound
c. comminuted
d. simple
b. compound
a Putti -Platt procedure is performed on the?

a. shoulder
b. wrist
c. knee
d. elbow
a. shoulder
a fracture of the neck of the femur would require a/an:

a. intramedullary rod
b. cannulated screw
c. hemiarthroplasty
d. total artroplasty
b. cannulated screw
a bucket-handle tear in the medial cartilage of the knee is repaired by performing which of the following?

a. synovectomy
b. arthrotomy
c. meniscectomy
d. ACL repair
c. meniscectomy
a surgical procedure in which a joint is fused to prevent movement is called a/an:

a. arthrodesis
b. arthropexy
c. arthroplasty
d. arthroscopy
a. arthrodesis
the procedure in which the attenuated anterior capsle of the shoulder is reattached to the rim of the gleniod fossa with sutures is called a/an:

a. Bristow
b. Putti-Platt
c. Bankart
d. ORIF
c. Bankart
a Keller arthroplasty or McBride procedure is performed to treat:

a. fractures
b. arthritis
c. Bunions
d. Dislocation
c. Bunions
the procedure in which the ulnar nerve is moved from the ulnar groove position on the posterior of the humerus to the anterior of the humeral condyle is called a/an:

a. carpal tunnel release
b. transposition
c. neurolysis
d. arthroplasty
b. transposition
which of the following procedures would require the postoperative use of an abduction splint?

a. total knee arthroplasty
b. total ankle arthroplasty
c. total hip arthroplasty
d. total shoulder arthroplasty
c. total hip arthroplasty
which of the following surgical instruments would be used to retract the muscles during a hip pinning?

a. Richardson retractor
b. Bennett retractor
c. Hip skid
d. Lane forceps
b. Bennett retractor
which of the following anatomical structures is the best site for the removal of cortical bone for grafting purposes?

a. ilium
b. ileum
c. fibula
d. femur
a. ilium
Methyl methacrylate would most likely be used on which of the following procedures?

a. Intramedullary nailing
b. Total knee arthroplasty
c. Triple arthrodesis
d. ORIF
b. Total knee arthroplasty
How is the patient positioned for a knee arthroscopy?

a. Lateral, hip over lower break of O.R. table
b. Supine, knee at lower break of O.R. table
c. Supine, body centered on O.R. table
d. Lateral, knee over center break of O.R. table
b. Supine, knee at lower break of O.R. table
Which of the following is not a type of interlocking nail used for a closed intramedullary nailing?

a. Austin Moore
b. Grosse-Kempf
c. Brooker-Wills
d. Russell-Taylor
a. Austin Moore
Luque rods are used for:

a. Intramedullary nailing
b. Shoulder arthroplasty
c. Spinal deformites
d. Pelvic fractures
c. Spinal deformities
A dorsally angulated fracture of the distal radius is called a/an:

a. Pott's fracture
b. Colles' fracture
c. Smith's fracture
d. Bennett's fracture
b. Colles' fracture
Which of the following conditions would be cause for the pattient to undergo a total hip arthroplasty?

a. Pelvic fracture
b. Chronic hip displacement
c. Osteoarthritis
d. Intertrochanteric femoral fracture
c. Osteoarthritis
Femoral shaft fractures in an adult can be repaired by:

a. Closed reduction
b. Compression plating
c. Kirschner wires
d. Hemiarthroplasty
b. Compression plating
Colles' fracture is often treated by:

a. ORIF
b. Steinmann pins
c. Closed reduction
d. Wrist arthroplasty
c. Closed reduction
Intertrochanteric fractures most often occur in which age population?

a. Elderly
b. Middle age
c. Adolescent
d. Infants
a. Elderly
A Neer prothesis is used for repair of comminuted fractures of the:

a. Femoral head
b. Humeral head
c. Radial head
d. Ulnar head
b. Humeral head
A fracture of the femoral shaft would require a/an:

a. Body jacket cast
b. Long leg cast
c. Hip spica cast
d. Short leg cast
c. Hip spica cast
What procedure is performed to correct talipes valgus or talipes varus?

a. Bunionectomy
b. Tibial osteotomy
c. Total ankle arthroplasty
d. Triple arthrodesis
d. Triple arthrodesis
What surgical instrument is used to prepare the drilled hole for the screw during an ORIF?

a. Tap
b. Depth gauge
c. Drill bit
d. Osteotome
a. Tap
Which type of laser is used to remove methyl methacrylate from a cemented joint implant during a revision arthroplasty?

a. Argon
b. Excimer
c. Holmium:YAG
d. Carbon dioxide
d. Carbon dioxide
What surgical procedure is performed to relieve pressure on the median nerve?

a. External fixation of radius
b. ORIF
c. Carpal tunnel release
d. MPJ replacement
c. Carpal tunnel release
What specialized type of retractors is used during a rotator cuff repair that aids in exposure of the surgical site?

a. Hohmann
b. Hibbs
c. Bankart
d. Taylor
c. Bankart
What item should be available during a total hip arthroplasty to be inserted into the reamed femoral canal that will prevent methyl methacrylate from entering the medullary canal?

a. Polyethylene insert
b. Cement restrictor
c. Hemovac drain
d. Femoral stem
b. Cement restrictor