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Test Your Knowledge 53 - 6/18/2012 Answers
1. What is a complication if a FDP repair is advanced too much (more than 1cm) in a zone when repairing a zone 1 laceration?
a. lumbrical plus
b. quadrigia effect
c. tenodesis
d. all of the above
2. Why are extensor tendons so susceptible to traumatic injury?
a. superficial location
b. because we have so many of them
c. knife wounds occur easily on the dorsal surface
d. None of the above are reasons
3. What extensor tendon is most frequently injured?
a. small
b. ring
c. long
d. index
4. Which part of the nail is the cuticle?
a. Germinal Matix
b. Paronychium
c. Lunula
d. Eponychium
5. What is the rate of nail growth on average per day?
a. .1mm/day
b. .5mm/day
c. .7mm/day
d. 1.0mm/day
6. Which of the following is a common complication of a moberg flap?
a. elbow flexion contracture
b. pip flexion contracture
c. flexion contracture of the thumb
d. none of the above
7. Which statement about children is FALSE.
a. They heal faster and better
b. Spontaneous re-epithelialization after local wound care has fantastic results
c. They do better with whirpool treatment than adults
d. All of the above
8. Which of the following is NOT an affect of nicotine on wound healing?
a. decrease local blood flow
b. elevate vasopression which inhibits epithelialization
c. inhibits the maturation and proliferation capacity of erythocyte precursors
d. all of these are effects of nicotine on wounds
9. Which of these is NOT a sign of inflammation?
a. erythema
b. edema
c. pain
d. increase in functional use of the involved area
10. What cell is responsible for the later stages of wound healing?
a. fibroblast
b. macrophage
c. neutrophil
d. none of the above
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