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1

what is the prevalence of osteoporosis related fracture

4%

2

what is the prevalence of traumatic fracture like a spondy

1-2 %

3

what is the prevalence of visceral disease in ambulatory patients

2%

4

what is the prevalence of cancer in ambulatory patients

0.7%

5

what is the prevalence of infection in ambulatory patients

0.5%

6

where does the heart refer pain

left shoulder, mid back around the top of the scapula, down the left arm too.

7

where do the lung and diaphragm refer

neck, to the left, and around the back

8

where does the esophagus refer

down the front of the chest, and over the left chest

9

liver and gallbladder

right arm and shoulder and down on the right back, by the kidneys, and down by the inferior angle of the scapula

10

stomach

by the xiphoid process, and in the mid back between the scapula

11

pancreas

below the xiphoid, mid abdominal

12

gallbladder

right side body, by gallbladder

13

kidney

around the whole waist, front to back, and down into the genitals, and down the lateral thighs.

14

small intestine

umbilical region

15

appendix

low on the right side of abdomen

16

ovary

right where you would think, bilateral

17

colon

right in the middle, below the belly button, probably at the pant line

18

urinary bladder

butt crack top, in the groin area, just above, and on the posterior thighs.

19

changing position and posture has an effect on which mechanical or non-mechanical LBP

mechanical

20

TF; patient always volunteer all information

false,

21

What must we instruct patients to do with the body chart

shade in ALL areas (coming in for back pain, but shade in every else you have any symptom)

22

TF: we don't have to explain the rational for using a body chart,

false, you do

23

why do we check asymptomatic areas

to make sure we didn't miss anything, they didn't leave anything out

24

what disorder do these descriptors match:
throbbing, pounding, pulsating

vascular

25

what disorder do these descriptors match:
sharp, lancinating, shocking, burning

neurologic

26

what disorder do these descriptors match:
aching, squeezing, gnawing, burning, cramping

visceral

27

when taking the symptom history what do you need

date on onset, MOI, compare and contrast episodes, with previous bouts or if this is new.

28

what other info do we need

rest, activities, time of day, position and postures, constancy, frequency, duration of symptoms, fluctuations in intensity, 24-hour behavior

29

what could cause changes in pain location, not due to apparent mechanical reasons

drugs, endocrine, neurologic, rheumatic and drug reactions

30

what do you need to know about night pain

how many nights per week, consistent when you wake? how does intensity compare to day? what needs to be done to fall back asleep