Important Joints Of Vertebral Column

IMPORTANT JOINTS OF VERTEBRAL COLUMN

Q. 1

The lumbar region of the vertebral column permits all of the following movements except:

 A

Flexion

 B

Extension

 C

Lateral flexion

 D

Rotation

Q. 1

The lumbar region of the vertebral column permits all of the following movements except:

 A

Flexion

 B

Extension

 C

Lateral flexion

 D

Rotation

Ans. D

Explanation:

D i.e. Rotation 


Q. 2

The most important step in primary management of a patient with fracture vertebral column:

 A

Careful transport of patient

 B

Maintenance of airway

 C

Treatment of shock

 D

None of the above

Q. 2

The most important step in primary management of a patient with fracture vertebral column:

 A

Careful transport of patient

 B

Maintenance of airway

 C

Treatment of shock

 D

None of the above

Ans. B

Explanation:

B i.e. Maintenance of airway


Q. 3

Number of vertebrae in vertebral column ‑

 A

25

 B

27

 C

29

 D

33

Q. 3

Number of vertebrae in vertebral column ‑

 A

25

 B

27

 C

29

 D

33

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘d’ i.e., 33

  • The back extends from skull to tip of coccyx and includes posterior surface of neck and trunk.
  • Present in the dorsal (posterior) midline is the vertebral column forming the central bony pillar of the body.
  • The vertebral column (spinal column) is composed of 33 vertebrae : – 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 sacral (fused to form sacrum) and 4 coccygeal (fused to form coccyx).


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