Types & Application of Casts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which casting material was originally used by sculptors?

Question 2 2. What type of doctor treats bones and their supporting structures?

Question 3 3. Which word means to hold the bone in the correct position while it heals?

Question 4 4. Which type of cast takes two to three days to fully dry?

Question 5 5. When short leg and long leg casts are applied, the ankle is usually bent at a _____ degree angle.

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Question 6 6. Long leg casts extend from around the middle of the thigh to the _____.

Question 7 7. Short leg casts are often used for fractures to the bones in the foot. These bones are called the _____.

Question 8 8. Besides bone fractures, short leg and long leg casts are also used to treat what type of injuries to the legs?

Question 9 9. Long arm casts usually begin at the middle of the humerus, extend down the arm, and end at the _____.

Question 10 10. When long arm casts are applied, the elbow is usually bent at a _____ degree angle.

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Question 11 11. Besides fractures to the elbow and upper part of the forearm, long arm casts are also frequently used for which of the following?

Question 12 12. Short arm casts are frequently used for Colles fractures. Where do Colles fractures occur?

Question 13 13. Thumb spica casts are most commonly used for fractures and ligament damage to the thumb. However, this type of cast is also used for fractures to the _____.

Question 14 14. When radial gutter and ulnar gutter casts are applied, the wrist is usually in a(n) _____ position.

Question 15 15. When a thumb spica cast is applied, what position is the thumb fixed in?

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Question 16 16. Radial gutter, ulnar gutter, and thumb spica casts are usually applied after _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is most likely to be found in a WBC cast?

Question 18 18. Urinary casts are formed where?

Question 19 19. Bacterial casts might be spotted in cases of pyelonephritis, which is _____.

Question 20 20. RBC casts appear _____ under the microscope.

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Question 21 21. In which situation would a splint NOT be the best choice for treatment?

Question 22 22. In which situation would a cast be the treatment of choice on the day of injury?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a benefit to treatment with a splint?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a benefit of treatment with a cast?

Question 25 25. What happens in cast syndrome?

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Question 26 26.

Other than body casts, which of the following can lead to cast syndrome?

I. Trauma

II. Surgery

III. Anorexia

Question 27 27. Cast syndrome is more technically called which of the following?

Question 28 28.

Which of the following is a sign or symptom of cast syndrome?

I. Abdominal discomfort

II. A feeling of hunger no matter how much is eaten

III. Nausea

Question 29 29. Which type of cast is also known as a half cast?

Question 30 30. Short leg and long leg casts are both used for fractures to the shin bones, which include the tibia and _____.

Types & Application of Casts Chapter Exam Instructions

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