Physical assessment in Nursing

Questions must be answered in APA format. 

1-A 12-year-old boy has injured his right leg in an automobile accident.
     a- If the epiphysis is damaged, what can eventually occur?
2-A young woman is concerned about a 1-cm difference in the length of her legs.
  a-What is the best response to give this patient?
3-A woman pregnant for the first time tells you that she is in excellent health and asks you why it is necessary to increase her calcium intake during her pregnancy.
   a-What should you tell this patient?
4-A mother of a 3-month-old infant is concerned because her child’s muscle tone is weak and appears “floppy.”
   a-What is the significance of this finding?
5-You are observing an examiner take the history of a 70-year-old man as part of the musculoskeletal examination. You notice that the examiner asks the patient about exercise habits in his early years.
a-Is this a relevant question to ask this patient? Why or why not?
6-How is the true bone formed during fetal development?
7-What can help slow the progression of musculoskeletal changes associated with aging?
8-A positive Tinel sign is suggestive of which disorder? 
9-Which test is used to detect a torn medial or lateral meniscus?
10-Name the disorder of purine metabolism that results in increased serum uric acid concentration. 
11-List the symptoms of fibromyalgia.
12-Structural scoliosis most commonly affects which gender and age group? 
13-What does the bulge sign look to detect? 
14-State the risk factors for sports injury. 
15-Write a brief summary, differentiating osteoarthritis from rheumatoid arthritis.