Qrt 2 Care 2 Exam I

  1. What is the main thing chiropractors are looking for in a lateral x ray?
    Signs of biomechanical stress
  2. What is used to determine posteriority by drawing a line along the posterior body of two adjacent vertebra?
    Georges line
  3. What is indicated by more than one posterior vertebra in a row?
  4. In stairstepping which segment is adjusted and what type of condition is indicated?
    • Lowest segment
    • chronic¬†
  5. Georges line crossing 3 or more consecutive vertebra:
  6. In stacking which vertebra is considered the site of possible subluxation?
    lowest vertebra in the stack
  7. is stacking chronic, acute, both?
  8. What type of wedging is considered chronic?
    Anterior wedging
  9. What is the term used to describe lateral tipping?
  10. what is seen in endplate fractures and involves envagination?
    schmorl's node (chronic)
  11. What is more serious an ostheophytic  change in the anterior or posterior?
  12. What is the conversion of bone into an ivory like mass?
  13. what is the main finding in epitransverse?
    Decreased lateral bending
  14. What do 70% of patients with occipitalization of C1 have?
    fusion of C2 and C3
  15. what type of spinal bifida has no neural involvment?
  16. What type of spinal bifida has protrusion of meningies through vertebral arch?n also has hairy patch
  17. What type of spinal bifida asperta has herniation of only the dura and arachnoid matter?
  18. What type of spinal bifida asperta has herniation of spinal cord or roots?
  19. What are the landmarks for drawing mcgregors line? ans what is being measured?
    • Posterior superior margin of hard palate to the most inferior aspect of the occiput
    • Measure the distance the dens rises above the line (basil impression)
  20. What are is the normal distance of the dens over mcgregors line in males and females?
    • Males = less than 8mm
    • Females = less than 10mm
  21. What are the landmarks for measuring the atlantodental interspace?
    • posterior margin of anterior tubercle
    • anterior margin of dens
  22. What is the normal ADI for adults and children?
    • Adults 1-3mm
    • Children 1-5mm
  23. What is the optimal position for viewing ADI?
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Qrt 2 Care 2 Exam I