Introduction to Orthopaedics & Fractures - BM5 NLM1

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1. What is an impacted fracture?

  • A fracture in which the break has a curved or sloped pattern
  • A fracture at a right angle to the bone's axis
  • A fracture in which the two ends are driven into each other
  • A fracture in which the bone fragments into several pieces
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2. What is a transverse fracture?

  • A fracture at a right angle to the bone's axis
  • A fracture in which the two ends are driven into each other
  • A fracture in which the bone fragments into several pieces
  • An incomplete fracture in which the bone is bent that most often occurs in children

3. What is the name of the fracture classification system used in pre-pubescent children (who still have growth plates)?

  • Salter-Harris Classification
  • O'Rourke-Moore Classification
  • Lipton-Oasis Classification
  • Crayola-Tanner Classification

4. In anatomical terminology, to what does volar refer?

  • Posterior of leg
  • Anterior of arm
  • Anterior of leg
  • Posterior of arm

5. What does strain equal?

  • Force per unit time
  • Force per unit area
  • Change in length/original length
  • Severe lower back problems

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