TEST PREVIEW

  1. Which of the following is the most prevalent and costly orthopedic problem in society?
  1. Which of the following is the most common cause of job related disability?
  1. Which federal agency is responsible for research on safe working conditions?
  1. Our knowledge of MSDs in the dental workforce is based on data from ____________.
  1. Which of the following is the most frequently cited risk factor in dentistry?
  1. Strained sitting positions are associated with which of the following?
  1. There is no increase in intra-discal pressure in sitting as compared to standing.
  1. The inactivity associated with sitting may contribute to disc degeneration and disc herniation.
  1. Which of the following statements are true?
  1. The spine has three curves. The proper notation of these curves is which of the following:
  1. The purpose of the intervertebral disc is to:
  1. Which of the following factors can result in disc degeneration?
  1. A herniated disc is most commonly found in what age group?
  1. Osteophytosis is most commonly found in what age group?
  1. The primary lumbar spine stabilizing muscles are the:
  1. In a structurally stable sitting position, what structures are the weight-bearing structures of the spine?
  1. What 3 instructions can assist with finding a stable sitting alignment?
  1. What direction must the pelvis rotate when sitting in a slouched position to assume a stable alignment?
  1. Disc degeneration and degenerative processes are most common at what cervical level(s)?
  1. Which position results in the highest disc pressure: