Kyphoscoliosis

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Question 1
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Posterior curvature of the spine best describes:

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A

kyphoscoliosis.

B

spina bifida.

C

scoliosis.

D

kyphosis.

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Question 2
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Which of the following would be expected to appear on the chest radiograph of a patient with scoliosis?

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A

Increased lung translucency

B

An S or C shape to the spine

C

Bullae

D

Pectus excavatum

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Question 3
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Which age group is most likely to develop idiopathic scoliosis?

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A

Infants

B

Juveniles

C

Adolescents

D

Adults

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Question 4
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Scoliosis is defined as a spinal curvature of _____ degrees.

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A

>10

B

>20

C

>30

D

>40

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Question 5
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In which of the following is bracing the primary form of treatment?

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A

Adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)

B

Patients with congenital scoliosis

C

Patients with neuromuscular scoliosis

D

Infants with idiopathic scoliosis

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Question 6
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A patient has a 45-degree curvature of her spine. The physician is most likely to recommend which of the following treatments?

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A
Surgical intervention
B
Observation checkup in about 3 months
C
Milwaukee brace
D
Boston brace
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Question 7
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A patient with severe kyphoscoliosis and chronic ventilatory failure with hypoxemia will have all of the following laboratory findings, EXCEPT:

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A
increased PaCO2.
B
increased hematocrit.
C
normal pH.
D
increased pH.
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Question 8
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What is the name for the degree of lateral spinal curvature calculated from a radiograph?

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A
Carr angle
B
Sheumann angle
C
Cobb angle
D
Sands angle
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Question 9
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All of the following are orthotic braces used in the management of scoliosis EXCEPT _____ brace.

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A
Boston
B
Milwaukee
C
Chicago
D
Charleston bending
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Question 10
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For best results, how many hours per day should a SpineCor brace be worn?

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A
8
B
10
C
16
D
20
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