349. Which of the following describe the figure-of-eight bandage, compared with a simple arm sling used in fractures of the middle one-third of the clavicle?

A. It reduces the patient’s discomfort
B. It has a lower incidence of complications
C. It provides a better cosmetic outcome
D. It does not improve functional results

350. Which of the following statements about diabetic neuropathy is correct?

A. It occurs in type 2 diabetics, but not in type 1 diabetics
B. New shoes are a common cause of ulceration
C. Patients usually become symptomatic before physical findings are present
D. Amyotrophy is the most common type of diabetic neuropathy

351. Which of the following treatments help prevent fractures in postmenopausal women?

A. Calcium alone
B. Biphosphonates
C. Calcium plus vitamin D
D. Parathyroid hormone

352. Which of the following can be symptoms of diabetic neuropathy?

(More than one answer)

  1. Exercise intolerances
  2. Dysphagia
  3. Pruritus
  4. Hypoglycemic unawareness

353. A bone lesion in children below the age of five?

A. Ewing’s tumour
B. Chondroblastoma
C. Osteoblastoma
D. Neuroblastoma

354. Which one of the following is the most common site of pain in patients with iliotibial band syndrome?

A. Lateral knee
B. Medial knee
C. Infrapatellar
D. Suprapatellar
E. Popiteal fossa.



Rounds quiz answers
349. D; 350. B; 351. A; 352. A,B,C & D; 353. D; 354.A