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HOPS acronym?

History
Observation
Palpation
Special tests

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SOAP acronym?

Subjective - personal account of history
Objective - assessment and special tests
Assessment - clinical impression
Plan - next step

3

During the 'History' section of an assessment, what type of questions should you use?

open-ended

4

Pain characteristics: Bright, burning, specific distribution

nerve pain

5

Pain characteristics: Deep, piercing, localized

bone pain

6

Pain characteristics: sharp, severe, intolerable

fracture pain

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Pain characteristics: Diffuse, throbbing, generalized, may be referred

vascular pain

8

Taking birth control can cause what type of pain?

vascular

9

Pain characteristic: dill,aching, generalized, aggravated

muscle pain

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Pain characteristic: dull and aching

ligament pain

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Three types of joint responses?

locking, giving way, and instability

12

Bilateral spinal cord symptoms can be an early sign of?

multiple sclerosis

13

Sever night pain can be symptoms for what?

cancer or bony breaks

14

Bowel/bladder changes are red flags for what?

bilateral cord issues

15

Examination must be performed _____.

bilaterally - compare to the "good" side

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3 types of movement assessment during examination?

active, passive, resistive

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4 steps in active examination?

1. ask for permission
2. clear joints above and below
3. examine unaffected side first
4. do painful movements last

18

What is the goal during the passive movement assessment?

not any limitation or presence of pain

19

4 abnormal end feels during passive movement?

1. springy block - rebound
2. boggy - swelling
3. empty - none or arrested
4. spasm - guarding

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During resisted movement assessment, what is a common tool used to check for innervation?

myotome check: C2-C8 and T1

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MSC acronym?

Motor (myotomes)
Sensory (dermatomes)
Circulation

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"sensory distribution by a single root"

dermatomes

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"groups of muscle supplied by a single nerve root"

myotomes

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What is a functional examination?

An evaluation of the whole body that is sport specific to test functional motions.

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When beginning examination with palpation, where do you start?

away from injury and move towards