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Spinal Cord Injury

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

A. Complete motor paralysis only

B. Spared motor function with complete sensory loss

C. Complete sensory loss only

D. Spared motor and sensory function

D. Spared motor and sensory function

An injury at C8 will likely produce the following impairments:

A. Autonomic dysreflexia

B. Weak cough

C. Kyphotic “C” sitting posture

D. Weak finger abduction

E. All of the above

E. All of the above

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A. True

B. False

B. False

Deep vein thrombosis is caused by which of the following:

A. Hypertension

B. Spasticity

C. Spinal shock

D. Bed rest

D. Bed rest

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

A. Pounding headache

B. Sweating

C. Piloerection

D. Facial flushing

A. Pounding headache

A flaccid bladder causes urine retention.

A. True

B. False

A. True

A urinary tract infection will interfere ...

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