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Spinal Cord Injury

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An individual with a spinal cord injury classified as AIS C will have the following functions below the level of the injury:

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A. Complete motor paralysis only

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B. Spared motor function with complete sensory loss

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C. Complete sensory loss only

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D. Spared motor and sensory function

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D. Spared motor and sensory function

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An injury at C8 will likely produce the following impairments:

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A. Autonomic dysreflexia

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B. Weak cough

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C. Kyphotic “C” sitting posture

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D. Weak finger abduction

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E. All of the above

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E. All of the above

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A central cord injury will typically have the following type of dysfunction

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A. Loss of pain and temperature sensation only on one side of the body

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B. Severe atrophy of the hands and good motor control of the legs

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C. Paralysis of the legs and good proprioception in the legs

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D. Poor proprioception in the legs and good motor control of the legs

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B. Severe atrophy of the hands and good motor control of the legs

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Complete paralysis during the first week of injury means there will be no motor recovery.

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A. True

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B. False

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B. False

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Deep vein thrombosis is caused by which of the following:

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A. Hypertension

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B. Spasticity

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C. Spinal shock

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D. Bed rest

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D. Bed rest

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Which of the symptoms of autonomic dysreflexia are most likely to indicate a serious life-threatening problem:

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A. Pounding headache

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B. Sweating

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C. Piloerection

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D. Facial flushing

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A. Pounding headache

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A flaccid bladder causes urine retention.

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A. True

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B. False

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A. True

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A urinary tract infection will interfere ...

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