Fracture Education

Education Module Quiz

Instructions: The quiz contains 10 questions. It should take 10 minutes to complete. You will need to answer all questions correctly to receive a certificate of completion.

1. Which of the following is/are true statements regarding paediatric bone? True/False
  a)  Paediatric bones are more porous than adult bones
  b)  Remodelling capacity is highest in younger children
  c)  Growth plate fractures occur in adults and children
  d)  The physis is responsible for longitudinal growth of long bones
  e)  Fracture patterns in children are similar to that of adults
2. Name the following parts of the paediatric bone
3. Name this fracture  

4. The last secondary ossification centre to develop in the elbow is  

5. Which of the following is/are true statements regarding supracondylar fractures? True/False
  a) Supracondylar fractures should be immobilised with an above elbow complete cast
  b) A cubitus varus deformity can develop as a result of malunion
  c) Supracondylar fractures should always be immobilised in greater than 90 degrees flexion
  d) Supracondylar fractures should be immobilised in an above-elbow backslab
  e) Neurovascular injury is uncommon
6. Which of the following is/are true statements regarding growth plates? True/False
  a) In the upper extremity, the most active growth plates are those of the proximal humerus and distal radius and ulna
  b) Growth plate fractures remodel slower than metaphyseal injuries
  c) The distal radius and ulna growth plates contribute 40% to the longitudinal growth of the upper extremity
  d) Remodelling is slower at the knee (distal femur and proximal tibia) compared with the proximal femur
  e) Remodelling is slower at the elbow (distal humerus and proximal radius and ulna) compared with the proximal humerus
  a) What type of fracture is this?  

  b) For this fracture, how should it be treated?  

8. Fracture remodelling is dependent on True/False
  a)  Age
  b)  Proximity to the joint
  c)  Orientation to the joint axis
  d)  Length of time in cast
  e)  Dietary calcium intake
9. Which of the following is/are true statements regarding growth plate injuries? True/False
  a) Salter Harris type I injuries have a high incidence of growth arrest
  b) Salter Harris type II injuries are fractures through the growth plate and metaphysis
  c) Salter Harris type III injuries involve the joint surface
  d) Salter Harris type IV injuries are the most common growth plate injuries
  e) Salter Harris type V injuries are always evident on plain films
10. Correct closed reduction and casting of a mid shaft forearm fracture includes True/False
  a)  Three point moulding of cast
  b)  Thick padding
  c)  Maintaining tension in the interosseous membrane
  d)  Moulding of cast using fingers and thumb
  e)  Reversing mechanism of injury