HW21.22 – Flashcard

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In managing a scrotal contusion, the first responsibility is to do what?
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Position the athlete on his side
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When palpating the abdomen, how should the patient be positioned?
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Supine with the arms by the side with the knees flexed
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Which of the following conditions predisposes an athlete to injuries of the spleen?
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Mononucleosis
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Any athlete who receives a severe blow to the abdomen or back region should be instructed to check for what signs?
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Blood in the urine
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Which of the following organs has a lower risk of injury in sports activities?
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Liver
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Getting the “wind knocked out” of you is characteristic of what condition?
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Blow to the solar plexus
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What is the preferred treatment by the most physicians for an athlete with a hernia?
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Surgical repair
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What is the danger associated with a ruptured spleen?
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Profuse hemorrhaging that could result in death
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Inguinal hernias are more associated with which of the following?
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Men
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What conditions has an MOI of a direct blow to the thorax or a fall on a ball that compresses the rib cage?
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Costal cartilage injury
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An athlete has sustained a Grade 1 concussion. If this injury is the athlete’s first concussion, when should this athlete be allowed to return to practice?
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After being asymptomatic for 1 week
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Which of the following symptoms are NOT indicative of a serious eye injury?
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Excessive watering of eye SYMPTOMS: Blurred vision, diplopia, partial loss of the visual field
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Management of an avulsed tooth includes all of the following except which of the following?
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Scrubbing the tooth with a sterile gauze pad to get the dirt off.
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When trauma has occurred to the ear, tearing of the overlying tissue from the cartilaginous plate may result in fluid accumulation. This problem would be referred to as which of the following?
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Cauliflower ear
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Which of the following regions contain spinal fluid?
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Subarachnoid space
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Which of the following is the outermost meninge consisting of a dense, fibrous, inelastic sheath that encloses the brain and spinal cord?
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Dura mater
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An athlete has been hit in the head with no loss of consciousness. They are experiencing dizziness and have some disorientation that resolves within 10 minutes. Based on the signs and symptoms, what grade is the concussion?
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Grade 1
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Which of the following is the single most important consideration in preventing a head injury?
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Correct tackling technique
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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 amnesia
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Which part of the eye is responsible for the production of tears?
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The lacrimal glands

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