Self-assessment answers

Chapter 1: Musculoskeletal physiotherapy

  1. In cases of hip dysplasia, which passive movement of the coxofemoral (hip) joint is usually most restricted and painful?

    b  Extension

  2. If an animal is 5/5 lame in the left pelvic limb for more than 2 weeks, what changes can be expected in the affected limb?

    a  Generalised muscle atrophy, tight hip flexors, and weak hamstrings.

  3. Incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle (IOHC) is a condition mostly seen in:

    d  Springer spaniels

  4. When considering the pain gate control theory, which of the following would lead to pain perception in the brain?

    c  C fibre stimulation

  5. Which of the following inhibits pain perception in the brain?

    b  A-beta fibres

  6. Which of the following is not considered to be a strengthening exercise?

    d  Passive range of motion exercises

  7. When using which piece of electrotherapy, must dark-green lens glasses be worn for eye protection?

    b  Laser machine

  8. Which of the following is not a naturally occurring opioid?

    a  Methadone

  9. Which exercise would most challenge a patient’s balance?

    d  Patient standing with all four limbs on a moving wobble board.

  10. What is the sequence of cranial cruciate disease events?

    a  Stifle instability, articular cartilage degeneration, capsular fibrosis, reduced ROM.

Chapter 2: Neurology

  1. PROM exercises are predominantly performed to:

    b  Maintain joint ROM in the affected limbs

  2. Stretching muscles aims to:

    a  Maintain or improve muscle length

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Jul 18, 2021 | Posted by in NURSING & ANIMAL CARE | Comments Off on answers

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