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What would you use Epsom salts for in a treatment?
Hot bath
-Ice pack
-Contrast shower
-Steam
-Hot bath

A patient has undergone chest surgery and cannot lie prone, but needs a back treatment. What should you do?
Do seated massage with proper pillow support
-Try to get the patient to lie prone comfortably with pillows
-Do seated massage with proper pillow support
-Get them to re-book for when they can lie prone
-Try to do massage with patient supine
Alternating hot and cold in a shower will not:
Break a fever
-Invigorate the body
-Strengthen the immune system
-Break a fever
-Increase circulation
Your client tells you they have been feeling extremely fatigued for the past week and running a low grade fever. He thinks massage can help with the fatigue. Which is the best response?
Explain to client that you must reschedule the massage & refer to appropriate health care professional.
-Proceed with Swedish for relaxation.
-Question him and attempt to determine what is causing his fatigue and recommend atreatment.
-Get more information before proceeding with the massage.
-Explain to client that you must reschedule the massage & refer to appropriate health care professional.
A professional image comes across through
Clean, professional clothing



Clinic tidiness



Good office/phone etiquette



All of the above
-Clean, professional clothing
-Clinic tidiness
-Good office/phone etiquette
-All of the above

The direction of flow for Yin or Yang is:
Uni-directional
-Uni-directional
-Bi- directional
-Multi-directional
-Non-directional
Which is an example of a sesamoid bone?
Patella
-Distal phalange of the 5th toe
-Patella
-Medial epicondyle
-Hyoid

Name the division of the ANS responsible for dealing with emergency situations?
Sympathetic
-Sympathetic
-Parasympathetic
-Apathetic
-Craniosacral

The term dorsal means
In back of
-Next to
-In back of
-In front of
-Middle
Which point is located along the anterior medial aspect of the arm at the pisiform bone of the wrist?
HT 7
-HT 7
-LI 4
-TB 5
-KI 14
The organelle which produces cellular energy known as ATP?
Mitochondria
-Lysosomes
-Polysomes
-Mitochondria
-Cytoplasm

Cocoa butter is often used?
For skin nutrition and scar tissue caused by burns
-For skin nutrition and scar tissue caused by burns
-For patients with allergies
-At breakfast
-For patients with dry skin
A hot whirlpool bath would not be contraindicated for:
Muscular tension
-Severe varicose veins
-Fever
-Muscular tension
-Pregnancy
Loss of ability to make voluntary movements is?
Paralysis
-Anesthesia
-Paralysis
-Ataxia
-Parathesia
Proprioceptor, which when stimulated by tension, causes a lengthening of its muscle?
Golgi tendon organ
-Muscle spindle cell
-Nociceptor
-St. John cell
-Golgi tendon organ
Heavy tapotement is done on _________ muscles?
Striated
-Striated
-Non-striated
-Visceral
-Parietal
Which of the following organs has 16-20 C-shaped rings?
Trachea
-Trachea
-Larynx
-Bronchioles
-Alveoli
Normal respiration is controlled by the?
respiratory control center in the medulla
-cerebral cortex
-respiratory control center in the medulla
-thermoreceptors in the aorta and carotid artery
-stretch receptors in the bronchi
Terminology related to massage is derived from which profession?
Health and medicine
-Cosmetology
-Health and medicine
-Psychiatry
-Athletics
The deltoid tuberosity is found on the?
Humerus
-Tibia
-Femur
-Humerus
-Fibula
The most superficial layer of meninges, composed primarily of tough white fibrous connective tissue?
Dura Mater
Pia Mater



Arachnold Mater



Dura Mater



Cerebrospinal Layer


A nephron is?
The functional unit of the kidney
A nerve cell



A finger like projection of the small intestine



The functional unit of the kidney



An inhabitant of the planet Neph

Abnormally high blood pressure for an adult is a persistent reading of
Anything over 140/90mm/Hg
Anything over 120/80mm/Hg



Anything over 110/70 mm/Hg



Anything under 130/85mm/Hg



Anything over 140/90mm/Hg

The male urethral function is to pass two separate fluid types. One fluid is urine and the other is?
Reproductive fluid (semen)
Saliva



Reproductive fluid (semen)



Lymph



Chyme

The respiratory membrane?
Is found between the alveoli and capillary walls
Is found between the alveoli and capillary walls



Is the lining of tubes in the circulatory system



Covers the lungs and has two layers



Is another name for respiratory mucosa


Which of the following is true with regard to homeostasis ?
Relative constancy of internal environment
Relative constancy of internal environment



Dehydration following alcohol ingestion



Always keeping body temperature at 98.6



Increasing muscle mass with age


Active transport?
Moves uphill against a concentration gradient through a living cell membrane
Moves downhill with a concentration gradient



Moves uphill against a concentration gradient through a living cell membrane



Is a form of diffusion



Requires no ATP

Which of the following would be an absolute contraindication for massage?
Hemophilia
Hypertension



Hemophilia



Multiple Sclerosis



All of the above

The deltoid tuberosity is found on the?
Humerus
Tibia



Femur



Humerus



Fibula

Deep fully formed scar tissue responds best to?
Fiction
Petrissage



Deep effleurage



Fiction



Cannot be helped

Relaxation of the arterial walls and consequential lowering of blood pressure is a result of?
Vasodilation resulting from application of heat
Vasodilation resulting from application of cold



Vasodilation resulting from application of heat



Vasoconstriction resulting from application of cold



Vasoconstriction resulting from application of heat

With aging, which of the following components of the integumentry system decrease?
All of the above
Elastin



Collagen



Sudiferous glands



All of the above

What is the most abundant formed element found in blood?
Erythrocytes
Neutrophils



Erythrocytes



Monocytes



Thrombocytes

When having a hot hydrotherapy treatment that increases perspiration, it is important to:
Drink plenty of water
Stay in as long as possible



Drink plenty of water



Shower before and after



Eat before treatment


Which of the following is true about the technique of cupping?
All of the above
It is a type of tapotement



It is used on the anterior thorax



It is used to stimulate the respiratory system



All of the above


Skeletal muscles attach to bones via?
Tendons
Tendons



Ligaments



Base pairs



Golgi apparatus


Part of the brain controlling the 'Vital Functions'?
Brain stem
Cerebrum



Diencephalons



Cerebellum



Brain stem

In TCM, what organ is the first to be exposed to negative substances?
Lung
Liver



Heart



Lung



Spleen

You agree that a patient can pay you at the end of the month for their sessions. Where would you log this information?
Accounts receivable
Accounts receivable



Write offs



Expenditures



Accounts payable

You are a partner in a massage business. The partnership must do all of the following EXCEPT:
File a Schedule C for each partner.
File Form 1065 annually.



Issue a Schedule K-1 to each partner.



Maintain all income and expense records & claims all business expenses on Form 1065.



File a Schedule C for each partner.