patients travel to the facility for physical therapy treatment

Multiple ChoiceIn this setting, patients travel to the facility for physical therapy treatment:

A

Long-term Care Facility

B

Outpatient Orthopedic Clinic

C

Acute Care Facility

D

Skilled Nursing Facility

 

Proper positioning is critical to the prevention of pressure injuries and contractures. When the patient is in the supine position, with knees bent for prolonged periods of time, what is a common contracture that you want to prevent? (Assume hips are in a neutral position.)

A

Knee flexion contracture

B

Knee extension contracture

C

Hip internal rotation contracture

D

Dorsiflexion contracture

 

 

 

 

You have been asked to bring a patient down to the therapy gym from her hospital room. The patient is able to ambulate short distances with a walker and has had a total knee replacement. What type of wheelchair would you use to transfer the patient?

A

Sports wheelchair

B

Power chair

C

Standard wheelchair

D

Reclining wheelchair

What part of the wheelchair would you use to provide weight-bearing support to the patient’s lower extremities?

A

Heel loop

B

Leg rests

C

Toggle lock

D

Casters

Which of the following is an example of an assisted functional activity?

A

Descending curb with contact guarding

B

Popping a wheelie without supervision

C

Unaided negotiation and use of an elevator

D

Requiring a lift to transfer from a bed to a wheelchair

What is the best technique to prevent a heel pressure injury?

A

Position the patient with supine with knees extended.

B

Position the patient on his back.

C

Position the patient in a wheelchair with heel loops.

D

Position the patient on his side.

 

What movement does the hip joint make when starting the stance phase of a normal gait cycle?

A

Moves from knee extension to mostly neutral

B

Moves from hip extension to hip flexion

C

Moves from hip flexion to hip extension

D

Moves from dorsiflexion to plantar flexion

when moving sideways to the right, how many inches should the right assistive device be placed laterally away from the right foot?

A

8 to 10 inches

B

2 to 4 inches

C

6 to 8 inches

D

4 to 6 inches

What are two examples of proper body mechanics caregivers utilize to prevent back injury when they are moving an object?

A

Position yourself so that your center of gravity (COG) and the object’s COG are lateral to each other.

B

Position yourself so that your center of gravity (COG) is considerably below the object’s COG.

C

Position yourself so that your center of gravity (COG) and the object’s COG are close together.

D

Position yourself so that your center of gravity (COG) and the object’s COG are far apart.

Normally, the cervical spine curves in the same direction as which part of the spine?

A

Coccyx

B

Sacrum

C

Thoracic

D

Lumbar

What is the name of the lift the caregiver performs when the caregiver faces the object in a deep squat with his or her feet parallel on each side of the object and the hips lower than the knees?

A

Half kneeling lift

B

Straight-leg lift

C

One leg stance lift

D

Deep squat lift

A patient sustained a stroke and can only use the right side of his or her body to maneuver the wheelchair, as the other side is paralyzed. The therapist asks you to bring a wheelchair to the patient. What kind of wheelchair would you bring?

A

One arm drive wheelchair

B

Standard wheelchair

C

Reclining wheelchair

D

Externally powered wheelchair

What type of transfer would be best for a patient who has no trunk control and is unable to assist you in the transfer out of bed?

A

Stand pivot

B

Mechanical lift

C

Sliding board

D

Log roll transfer

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