Basis of Dentistry Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 9 :

The Upper Limb

Quiz 9 :

The Upper Limb

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The motor and sensory nerve supply to the upper limb is via the _________________.
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Explanation: Brachial plexus. The entire motor and sensory nerve supply to the upper limb is via the brachial plexus.

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The ________ is the superoposterior portion of the trochlear notch of the ulna and forms the bony prominence of the elbow.
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Explanation: Olecranon. The olecranon is the superoposterior portion of the trochlear notch of the ulna and forms the bony prominence of the elbow.

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The intrinsic muscles of the hand that enable the fine positioning of the fingers and thumb for skilled movements include all of the following except the _____________________.
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Explanation: Supinator. All of the aforementioned are intrinsic muscles of the hand except the supinator muscle. The supinator arises from the humerus and ulna and wraps around the lateral and posterior aspects of the radius.

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The __________ muscle is a large triangular muscle on the anterior chest wall that can flex, medially rotate, and adduct the arm.
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Venous drainage in the upper arm begins in the hand and culminates in the _________ vein in the root of the neck.
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The _________ artery and its branches provide the entire arterial supply to the upper limb.
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The shoulder girdle is composed of the _____________________________.
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The ________ is the single bone of the upper arm.
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What are the four rotator cuff muscles?
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The _________ joint is an articulation between the spherical head of the humerus and the shallow depression of the glenoid fossa of the scapula and is a ball-and-socket configuration that allows three degrees of freedom.
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