Flashcards in 3rd Quarter Embalming 2 Test 4 Deck (9)
Femoral Artery (hip to knee) the inguinal artery is the point of origin for the femoral artery
Liner Guide: On the surface of the thigh from the center of the inguinal (femoral) ligament to a center point on the medial condyle (rounded structure on a bone) of the femur (thigh bone)
Anatomical Guide: Through the center of the femoral triangle bounded laterally by the sartorius muscle and medially by the adductor longus muscle.
Anatomical Limits: Begins at a point posterior to the center of the inguinal ligament and terminates at the opening of the Adductor magnus muscle - (a point above the back of the knee).
Place of Incision: Along any portion of the superior two-thirds (2/3) of the linear guide.
Large in size.
Lower portion of body can be embalmed without concern of distention of the face.
Equal distribution of fluid to the head.
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location of the femoral vein to the femoral artery
medial and deep
accompanying vein to the femoral artery
Precautions when using the femoral artery
1. Vessels are deep seated in obese cases.
2. Drainage may be difficult to establish & maintain
Where does the femoral vein lie to the femoral artery at a point SEE CARD BELOW
Where does the femoral vein lie in relationship to at mid thigh SEE CARD BELOW
medial and deep
What is the name of the artery just superior or just inferior to the apex of the femoral triangle?
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arteries of the lower extremities?