Module H: Musculoskeletal System Question Preview (ID: 25908)

Practice Questions For The Musculoskeletal System. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

All of the following are types of muscles found in the human body EXCEPT:
a) skeletal
b) smooth
c) cardiac
d) pulmonary

Function of the bones include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) protecting the body from disease
b) giving the body shape and form
c) maintaining posture
d) locomotion

Normal age related change for the musculoskeletal system include:
a) muscles weaken and lose tone
b) bones gain calcium
c) weight gain caused by increase of muscle mass
d) joints remain flexible

The weakening, wasting away, and decreasing in size of muscle is:
a) dystrophy
b) atrophy
c) contracture
d) dislocation

Care guidelines for a resident with muscular dystrophy include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) allow enough time for resident to move about using braces or wheelchair
b) give frequent skin care to prevent pressure sores
c) avoid repositioning the resident
d) perform range of motion exercises as directed

Osteoporosis is cause by the lack of:
a) iron
b) calcium
c) sodium
d) oxygen

Arthritis may cause all of the following EXCEPT:
a) swelling and stiffness of joints
b) weight loss
c) pain
d) decreased mobility

Guidelines for amputation and prosthesis care include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) be supportive during the continued process of adjustment
b) be very careful when handling prosthesis
c) give careful skin care to the area under prosthesis
d) explain to the resident that phantom pain does not exist and is just something created by the residents mind

A fracture in which the skin is open and the bone may come thru the skin is a(n):
a) closed fracture
b) open fracture
c) greenstick fracture
d) comminuted fracture

Ways to prevent falls in facilities include all of the following EXCEPT:
a) make sure pathways are clear
b) keep hearing aids and glasses clean and encourage resident to wear them
c) encourage long clothing
d) make sure residents wear non-skid shoes or slippers

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