Ch 26-Head

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Which dental condition is characterized by loosening of the teeth, recession of the gingiva and infection?
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Periodontitis
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The thin bony substance that covers the root of the tooth is known as the:
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Cementum
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After the head is struck, the brain continues to move in the fluid and may be contused against the opposite side, causing this type of injury:
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Countrecoup
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Of the three meninges, the outermost, consisting of a dense, fibrous, inelastic sheath that encloses the brain and cord, is the
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dura matter
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Which of the following can occur if an athlete who ahs sustained a previous concussion, is returned to play prior to resolution of symptoms, and receives another head injury
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Second-impact syndrome
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All of the following are ways to manage a fractured tooth except
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Attempt to reattach
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An athlete who starts to exhibit symptoms of giddiness, attention difficulties, anxiety, and headaches hours or days after a collision may be considered to have
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Postconcussion syndrome
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Which of the following can be prevented by using a solution of 3% boric acid and alcohol
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Otitis externa
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Which of the following eye injuries is painless and results in the athlete seeing floating specks, flashes of light and having blurred vision
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Detached retina
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Trauma to the helix fossa, or concha of the ear, that results in tearing of the overlying tissue from the cartilaginous plate and results in fluid accumulation is commonly referred to as
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Auricular hematoma
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Which of the following fractures is the third most common and results in epistaxis and diplopia as well as numbness of the cheek
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Zygomatic
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An orbital fracture of the eye:
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Can result in double vision
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Which anatomical part of the eye is responsible for the production of tears
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Lacrimal glands
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Which of the following symptoms are NOT indicative of a serious eye injury
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Excessive watering
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Which of the following should NOT be done when managing a bleeding nose?
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Tilt the head back to decrease bleeding
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When evaluation an unconscious athlete you would first
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Look for impaired breathing
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Which of the following describes the inability of an athlete to remember events after the injury has occurred
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Anterograde
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When testing for balance, if an athlete is unable to keep eyes closed and is unable to maintain balance they are considered to have a
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Positive Rhomberg’s sign
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Which portion of the ear is formed by the temporal bone and is responsible for transportation of auditory impulse to the brain
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Labyrinth
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Which condition is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain and also involves the accumulation of tau protein
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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy
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Which of the meninges is extremely delicate and attached to the spinal chord
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Arachnoid
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Which of the following is used to visually examine the tympanic membrane?
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Otoscope
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Management of an avulsed tooth includes all the following EXCEPT
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Clean tooth
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Which of the following is not descriptive of the temporomandibular joint?
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Saddle shaped
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The condition common to children with head injuries characterized by diffuse brain swelling, resulting in hyperemia or vascular engorgement
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Malignant brain edema

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