Sample Examinations.....

The following samples are included to assist you in the preparation for the actual examinations. They are downloadable here in PDF format for the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

As continued issues of BODYCAST are published, further Rounds Response articles are published, as well as additional quizzes and answers. These are added below as they become available.

Issue This Issue's Rounds Quiz
(Answer in next Issue)
Rounds Responses
(to previous Issue's question)
This Issue's Quiz Questions
Fall 2003 Does dorsal swelling signify an injury or infection in the dorsum of the hand?  Describe the difference between anterior and posterior dislocation of the sternoclavicular (SC) joint.
 
307 - 312
Winter 2004 A youth is in the emergency department with an ankle injury. An x-ray of the tibia is performed, and a fibrous cortical defect is observed on the tibia. The parents are concerned. Tell us about non-ossifying fibroma.
 
Does dorsal swelling signify an injury or infection in the dorsum of the hand?
 
313 - 318
Spring 2004 Are latex gloves a danger for allergic patients? Could they potentially cause an anaphylactic reaction? A youth is in the emergency department with an ankle injury. An x-ray of the tibia is performed, and a fibrous cortical defect is observed on the tibia. The parents are concerned. Tell us about non-ossifying fibroma.
 
319 - 324
Summer 2004 Why is bone and fracture/wound healing affected by smoking? Are latex gloves a danger for allergic patients? Could they potentially cause an anaphylactic reaction?
 
325 - 330
Fall 2004 Define a Chopart Fracture Why is bone and fracture/wound healing affected by smoking? 331 - 336
Winter 2005 What is the Harris Growth Arrest Line? Define a Chopart Fracture 337 -342
Spring 2005 Tell us about Concavity compression What is the Harris Growth Arrest Line? 343 - 348
Summer 2005 Describe Scheuermann’s Disease Tell us about Concavity Compression 349 - 354
Fall 2005 Believe that you apply a superior cast? Tell us why. Describe Scheuermann’s Disease 355 - 360
Winter 2006

What is Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?

Believe that you apply a superior cast? Tell us why 361 - 366
Spring 2006

An 18-month-old child is in a Hip Spica for a fractured femur. Prior to his/her discharge from the hospital, you have been asked to petal the child’s cast.

Explain cast petaling and what you will need
What is Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)? 367 - 372
Summer 2006 Is it a necessary protocol to clean your scissors and cast saw blades? Explain cast petaling and what you will need 373 - 378
Fall 2006 What technique/materials do you employ while performing a cast wedge? Is it a necessary protocol to clean your scissors and cast saw blades? 379 - 384
Winter 2007 What is a carpal boss, or carpe bossu? What technique/materials do you employ while performing a cast wedge? 385 - 390
Spring 2007 How is the repair of a fractured adult bone similar to endochrondal bone formation What is a carpal boss, or carpe bossu? 391 - 396
Summer 2007 What is topographical anticipation How is the repair of a fractured adult bone similar to endochrondal bone formation 397 - 402
Fall 2007 What is complex regional pain syndrome (CRTs)? What is topographical anticipation 403-408
Winter 2008 You have just placed a patient in full balanced traction and it has been a while since those skills have been requested from you. List the potential complications that may occur in patients in traction. What is complex regional pain syndrome (CRTs)? 409-414
Spring 2008 What is meant by the term Rachitic Rosary? You have just placed a patient in full balanced traction and it has been a while since those skills have been requested from you. List the potential complications that may occur in patients in traction. 415-420
Summer 2008 What is a sequestrum? What is meant by the term Rachitic Rosary? 421-426
Fall 2008 What structures make up the syndesmotic ligaments? What is their function? What is a sequestrum? 427-432
Winter 2009 What is scapholunate dissociation? Why is it important? What structures make up the syndesmotic ligaments? What is their function? 433-438
Spring 2009 What is Osteitis Pubis? What is scapholunate dissociation? Why is it important? 439-444
Summer 2009 What is the difference between Achilles tendonitis and Achilles tendonosis? What is Osteitis Pubis? 445-450
Fall 2009 What advice or tips would you give a patient wearing a figure of eight bandage for a fractured clavicle? What is the difference between Achilles tendonitis and Achilles tendonosis? 451-454
Winter 2010 The term CREST is an acronym derived from the five most prominent features. What are they? What advice or tips would you give a patient wearing a figure of eight bandage for a fractured clavicle? 455-458
Spring 2010 What is Preiser's Disease? The term CREST is an acronym derived from the five most prominent features. What are they? 459-462
Summer 2010 What is the acronym used to describe the order of ossification
in the elbow? What are they and when do they appear on x-ray?
What is Preiser's Disease? 463-467
Fall 2010 What are the most common views for evaluating elbow symptoms? What is the acronym used to describe the order of ossification in the elbow? What are they and when do they appear on x-ray? 468-474
Spring 2011 What is Plica syndrome? What are the most common views for evaluating elbow symptoms? 475-479
Summer 2011 What are the three important functions of the hallucal sesamoids of the great toe? What is Plica syndrome? 480-484
Fall 2011 What is a Hill Sachs Lesion? What are the three important functions of the hallucal sesamoids of the great toe? 485-488
Spring 2012 Describe the use of a cast brace and components of a well designed cast cast brace for humeral fractures What is a Hill Sachs Lesion? 489-492
Summer 2012 Describe clinical diagnosis of anterior cruciate ligament tears Describe the use of a cast brace and components of a well designed cast cast brace for humeral fractures 493-496
December 2012 What is cortisone? Describe clinical diagnosis of anterior cruciate ligament tears 497-500
Starting in 2013 - Each Issue of BodyCast will include 2 Rounds Questions
Jan - June 2013 What is Haglunds Deformity?
Submitted by Brian Lavallee
What is cortisone? 501 - 505
Jan - June 2013 What is Morton's Neuroma and how is it treated?
Submitted by Lynne Pizzale
   
July - Dec 2013 What is Grisel's syndrome and how is it managed?
Submitted by Cathy Gaudon and Cam Longphee
What is Haglunds Deformity?
Submitted by Brian Lavallee
506 - 510
July - Dec 2013

Differentiate between Jones fracture and 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture.
Submitted by Dan Anderson

What is Morton's Neuroma and how is it treated?
Submitted by Lynne Pizzale
 
Jan - June 2014 What is the treatment for a fracture to the left displaced radius involving the joint?
Submitted by Cheryl Rivers
What is Grisel's syndrome and how is it managed?
Submitted by Cathy Gaudon and Cam Longphee
506 - 510
answers
Jan - June 2014 What is Gorham-Stout syndrome?
Submitted by Cheryl Rivers

Differentiate between Jones fracture and 5th metatarsal avulsion fracture.
Submitted by Dan Anderson

511 - 515
July - Dec 2014

What is Iselin Disease?
Submitted by Cathy Gaudon

What are the symptoms of metal poisoning and metallosis from metal-on-m tal hip implants?
Submitted by Valerie Stockdale

What is Gorham-Stout syndrome?
Submitted by Cheryl Rivers
516 - 520
Jan - June 2015

1.  What is Wartenburg sign?

2.  What is Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome?

What is Iselin Disease?
Submitted by Cathy Gaudon

What are the symptoms of metal poisoning and metallosis from metal-on-m tal hip implants?
Submitted by Valerie Stockdale

 

521 - 523
July - Dec 2015

1. What is the use of a plaster jacket?

2. What is the other name for Runner’s knee and what are the symptoms?

1.  What is Wartenburg sign?

2.  What is Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome?

 

524 - 527
Jan - June 2016 Which tendons cross the ankle joint? What do they do?

1. What is the use of a plaster jacket?

2. What is the other name for Runner’s knee and what are the symptoms?

528 - 532
July - Dec 2016 What complications may occur following ankle fractures or dislocations?
What is the most commonly fractured tarsal bone?
Which tendons cross the ankle joint? What do they do? 533 - 540
Jan - June 2017

What is a Type III supracondylar fracture of the humerus  and what neurovascular structures are at risk with this injury?

What  possible  complications  may  arise  from  a  Type III supracondylar fracture? (at least four)

What complications may occur following ankle fractures or dislocations?
What is the most commonly fractured tarsal bone?
541-545
July - Dec 2017

1. What is Hahn-Steinthal fracture?

2. What is the mechanism of injury and what is the treatment?

What is a Type III supracondylar fracture of the humerus  and what neurovascular structures are at risk with this injury?

What  possible  complications  may  arise  from  a  Type III supracondylar fracture? (at least four)

 

546-554
Jan - Jun 2018

1. What does DRUJ stand for?

2. Describe the Terry Thomas sign

1. What is Hahn-Steinthal fracture?

2. What is the mechanism of injury and what is the treatment?

 

555-561