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NSG 6001 / NSG6001 ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE UNIT03CHAPTER 76. SPORTS PHYSICALS

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Chapter 76. Sports Physicals MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following is TRUE regarding sports physicals? A. The sports physical as a screening tool changes and updates yearly. B. They are meant ... to exclude athletes who are not in shape from participation in sports. C. The sports physical is a formal requirement, and it is done annually. D. They are only done prior to junior year to determine participation in high school sports. ANS: C PTS: 1 2. Tatiana is receiving a sports physical to participate in cross-country running. She receives her exam from a single provider, who is examining all of the athletes one after the other in the nurse’s office at school. Which of the following is a problem with this exam format for sports physicals? A. It is expensive, and her school will have to use a large amount of its budget to fulfill the sports physical requirement. B. It lacks individual attention that could increase the risk of insufficient medical history. C. It is disorganized, and the athletes may have the potential for inadequate integration of findings. D. It lacks privacy and the students may feel that their medical information is not being kept confidential. ANS: B PTS: 1 3. Tyler is a 16-year-old football player who has an appointment for his sports physical. He had a head hit yesterday while playing with friends, and went to the emergency room. He was discharged with a diagnosis of a concussion. Today he feels dizzy, has noise sensitivity, and had trouble sleeping last night. Which of the following options is best for the clinician to pursue? A. Complete a formal Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) and neuropsychologic testing before clearing him to play. B. Clear him to play, because the emergency room discharged him and these symptoms are normal after a head hit. C. Clear him to play in a week when his symptoms will subside. D. Refuse to clear him because he had a concussion and should not be playing football at all anymore. ANS: A PTS: 1 4. The clinician is seeing Dahlia, a 15-year-old swimmer, for a sports physical. During examination, she notes she has had difficulty breathing while swimming over the last 3 days. Which of the following options is best for the clinician to pursue? A. Clear her to participate in swimming, as it is common to have some days of difficulty on exertion, especially if she has not been as active the week before. B. Refer Dahlia to the sports trainer prior to clearing her so she can work on her form This study source was downloaded by 100000831988016 from CourseHero.com on 03-17-2022 01:38:01 GMT -05:00 https://www.coursehero.com/file/54044440/Unit03-Chapter76rtf/ and have less difficulty on exertion. C. Complete a workup for pulmonary hypertension, anemia, asthma, and cardiovascular issues prior to clearing her for participation. D. Send her to the emergency room immediately, as this is very concerning and needs to be urgently addressed. ANS: C PTS: 1 5. Richard is a 14-year-old male with a history of a broken radius, hemophilia, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He is requesting a sports physical because he would like to be more active. He asks which sport would be best for him. Based on Richard’s history, which sport would be the best fit? A. Football B. Swimming C. Rugby D. Wrestling ANS: B PTS: 1 6. Which of the following is the most common cause of cardiac death in athletes? A. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy B. Supraventricular tachycardia C. Atrial flutter D. Conduction block ANS: A PTS: 1 7. Dominic is a 17-year-old male who is 6 feet 6 inches tall. He has a thin build, pectus carinatum, and flexible joints. Which of the following tests should the clinician perform for Dominic? A. Chest x-ray to evaluate for signs of potential pneumothorax B. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan to assess for stomach distention C. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate for scoliosis of the spine D. Echocardiography to assess for signs of aortic root dilatation [Show More]

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