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Patella Injuries & Issues Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a sign or symptom of chondromalacia patella?

Question 2 2. What is chondromalacia patella?

Question 3 3. Who is more likely to get Nail-Patella syndrome?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a form of tertiary treatment for Nail-Patella Syndrome?

Question 5 5. The three main bones that make up the knee joint are the patella, tibia, and _____.

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Question 6 6. Surgery to repair a patellar tendon tear usually involves _____.

Question 7 7. What does RICE stand for?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a typical cause of patella femoral syndrome?

Question 9 9. What is the name of the surgical procedure to repair patella baja that involves raising the location where the patellar tendon is attached to the tibia?

Question 10 10. Which of these is common symptom of patella baja?

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Question 11 11.

Besides history taking and physical exam, which of the following can be used to diagnose chondromalacia patella and rule out other conditions in the process?

I. X-rays

II. MRI scans

III. Arthroscopy

Question 12 12. What is chondromalacia patella?

Question 13 13. What is patellar tendonitis?

Question 14 14. While a steroid injection for patellar tendonitis may help with inflammation and pain, a person is at higher risk of which of the following as a result?

Question 15 15. In most cases, a dislocated patella will pop back into place. If it doesn't, a doctor may try to _____ it.

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Question 16 16. What is meant by the term 'dislocated patella'?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a symptom commonly associated with patellar tendonitis?

Question 18 18. Your friend tells you that his patellar knee is constantly hurting and the pain as started to negatively impact his performance when he plays sports. What stage of patellar tendonitis in your friend currently in?

Question 19 19. The patellar tendon connects the patella to what bone in the body?

Question 20 20. While playing a game of basketball, your teammate ruptures their patellar tendon. What should your teammate do on the drive to the emergency room in order to decrease the pain and swelling of the knee?

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Question 21 21. What is a bipartite patella? Choose the best answer.

Question 22 22. Why does a bipartite patella occur?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a sign or symptom of a fractured patella?

Question 24 24. What is a fractured patella?

Question 25 25.

Which of the following is a possible function of the patella?

I. It helps extend the knee

II. It help stabilize the knee

III. It helps the thigh rotate

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Question 26 26. The patella is embedded within what structure?

Question 27 27.

What things may predispose a person to developing chondromalacia patella?

I. Overuse from sports

II. Misaligned bones

III. Trauma

Question 28 28. Nail-Patella Syndrome is described as _____?

Question 29 29.

Which of the following exercises to rehab a patellar tendon tear does this describe?

Sit at the edge of a table or chair with the knees bent at a 90-degree angle and the feet hanging down. Straighten the leg and pause at the top, then slowly bring the foot back down.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of patella femoral syndrome?

Patella Injuries & Issues Chapter Exam Instructions

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