Chapter 68 Management of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Chapter 68  Management of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

 

 

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Sample Questions

 

1.
Which of the following is important information for the nurse to provide to a group of manual laborers in a class on prevention of back pain?
A)
Avoid lifting more than one-third of body weight without assistance
B)
Focus on using back muscles during lifting
C)
Lift objects while holding the object away from the body
D)
Tighten the abdominal muscles and lock the knees during the lifting of an object

2.
Which of the following may be an effective approach to managing tendonitis conservatively?
A)
Weight reduction
B)
Stress reduction
C)
Intermittent application of ice and heat to the affected joint
D)
Range of motion of the affected joint

3.
While discussing pain management with a patient experiencing low back pain, the nurse discusses modifiable risk factors. Which of the following is a modifiable risk factor that may contribute to the presence of low back pain?

A) Obesity B) History of a musculoskeletal disorder C) Age D) Depression

4.
A patient who works as a jackhammer operator informs the nurse at the ambulatory clinic that he is experiencing pain in his wrist at night and has noticed numbness and weakness in the hand during the day. Based upon this information, the nurse anticipates that the patient will be diagnosed with:
A)
Impingement syndrome
C)
Ganglion
B)
Carpal tunnel syndrome
D)
Dupuytren’s contracture

5.
An orthopedic nurse instructs a patient with plantar fasciitis that the pain associated with this condition is best relieved by:
A)
Wrapping the affected area in lamb’s wool or gauze
B)
Gently stretching the foot and the Achilles tendon
C)
Wearing open-toed shoes
D)
Application of keratolytic ointment

 

Answer Key

1.
A
2.
C
3.
A
4.
B
5.
B

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