Comprehensive kaplan Quiz 3

Comprehensive Quiz 1 from Kaplan NPTE book


Kaplan Comprehensive exam 3

Comprehensive exam 3 from Kaplan NPTE book

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Which major nerve is NOT included in the brachial plexus?

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A researcher decides to design a cohort study that examines the development of cerebral palsy in infants
born to overweight mothers. He decides to study the children from birth to eight years of age. What type of
research design is this?

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A physical therapist has just completed an initial evaluation on a patient who was referred with shoul-der
pain from a rotator cuff tear. As part of his inter-vention, the therapist performed manual therapy and
instructed the patient in therapeutic exercise. Which of these would he use as his CPT code(s)?

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A physical therapist has received a physician order for nonselective debridement of a 2 cm wound on a
patient's coccyx. The patient is non-ambulatory but is transferred to a chair and repositioned regularly
throughout the day. Which method of hydrotherapy would BEST suit this patient?

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A stabbing victim is in the hospital's intensive care unit. Besides suffering an incomplete C6 spinal cord
injury, he also has other internal organ injuries. The knife caused damage to his pleura, which allowed air to
leak into the pleural space. What is the BEST term for his condition?

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A physical therapist is assisting a patient with some advanced gait activities to improve balance and
mobil-ity. When guarding the patient, the physical therapist should be in which of the following positions?

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A physical therapist has been treating a patient for neck pain for seven weeks. The patient is no longer in
need of skilled therapy services but really likes the soft-tissue mobilization he has been getting. On his final
sched-uled appointment, the patient brings in two free movie passes and suggests he continue for one more
week. What would be the MOST appropriate plan of action?

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A football player is cutting to one side to make a tackle when he tears his anterior cruciate ligament.
What type of injury is this an example of?

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The lymphatic system drains into two large ducts. What are these terminal lymphatic vessels called?

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A physical therapist is treating a patient in a nursing home for low back pain. On his third physical
therapy session, the patient begins to complain of right flank pain and generally not feeling well. His chart
shows that his temperature was 100°F yesterday and 102°F (39°C) today. He has also been calling for
assistance to the bathroom more frequently. What may be the reason for the new symptoms?

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A patient uses a manual wheelchair for independent mobility. The patient presents to physical therapy
with complaints of difficulty propelling the wheelchair with the upper extremities, difficulty negotiating
narrow hallways, and leaning to one side. The physical thera-pist determines that the wheelchair is which of
the following?

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A physical therapist is researching what percentage of patients who have had a total knee arthroplasty at
the local hospital received follow-up outpatient physical therapy. He obtains a list of people who have had
this surgery in the last year. He intends to call each person on the list to obtain this information. How should
he word this question when speaking with each patient?

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A physical therapist is evaluating a women's health patient with a chief complaint of involuntary leakage
of urine. The patient describes it as occurring when she coughs, sneezes, or runs on the treadmill. Which
diagnosis would BEST fit these symptoms?

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A patient is referred to physical therapy for pelvic floor muscle retraining for urinary incontinence. She
describes her incontinence as occurring when she sneezes or coughs or when she lifts her grandson. Which
type of pelvic floor muscle exercise would be BEST suited for this patient?

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Following a mastectomy, a female patient has lymph-edema of the right arm. She is referred to physical
therapy for the management of the lymphedema. What treatment intervention is appropriate for this patient?

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Which of the following is an example of procedural knowledge?

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A physical therapist is treating a patient who has bal-ance deficits. The therapist asks the patient to stand
with her feet together and maintain standing balance with therapist-initiated challenges to balance. The
therapist places her left hand at the patient's right anterior shoulder and her right hand at the patient's left hip
and then increases pressure. If balance is main-tained, the therapist places pressure on the posterior shoulder
and anterior hip. What treatment technique is this therapist using?

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A physical therapist is reviewing the medication list of a current patient. He notices a list of medications
the patient has taken or is currently taking to manage his back pain, which is extensive. Which one of the
fol-lowing pain medications could produce tolerance and physical addiction?

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A physical therapist is evaluating a patient who has complaints of hip pain and tightness. Which
function-al test of the hip would BEST provide a quick screen for a capsular pattern of the hip?

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A physical therapist decides to incorporate ener-gy conservation techniques into the treatment of a
patient with post-polio syndrome. What is the goal of this intervention?

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A patient presents to a physical therapy clinic with low back and buttock pain. The physical therapist has
chosen to use mechanical lumbar traction for pain management and centralization of symptoms. Which
clinical finding would be a contraindication for the use of lumbar traction?

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A patient enters the clinic with low back pain. On eval-uation of gait, there is a unilateral drop foot.
Which reflex should the physical therapist test to confirm the level of nerve root involvement?

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An 80-year-old resident of a nursing home has a stage I pressure ulcer on her coccyx. She is incontinent
and needs moderate assistance with toileting. She is unable to reliably complete perianal hygiene herself.
The physical therapist recommends what treatment interventions by the nursing staff?

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A physical therapist suspects that a patient has an elec-trolyte imbalance that is affecting muscular
contrac-tions and causing muscle cramping during exercise. Which of the following ions is NOT an
electrolyte needed for peak muscular function?

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A physical therapist suspects development of endo-crine disease in a patient he is treating. Which tissues
would be MOST likely to be influenced by endocrine dysfunction?

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