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Flashcards in Brachial Plexus Injury Deck (19):
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Nerve injured in someone with Waiters tip

Upper brachial plexus (c5-6)

2

Nerve injured in someone with erbs palsy

Upper brachial plexus (c5-6)

3

Nerve injured in someone with klumpke paralysis

C8-t1 lower brachial plexus

4

Nerve injured in someone with claw hand

Lower brachial plexus (C8-T1)

5

Nerve injured in someone with winged scapula

Long thoracic

6

Nerve injured in someone with pope blessing

Median nerve

7

Nerve injured in someone with carpal tunnel

Median n

8

Nerve injured in someone with ape hand

Median n

9

Nerve injured in someone with paresthesia

Median, radial, axillary

10

Nerve injured in someone with radial wrist deviation

Ulnar

11

Nerve injured in someone with loss of abduction and adduction of fingers

Ulnar

12

Nerve injured in someone with wrist drop

Radial

13

Nerve injured in someone with saturday night palsy

Radial

14

Nerve injured in someone with loss of shoulder abduction

Axillary

15

How might someone injure their Axillary n

Dislocation of humerus, misuse of back muscl

16

How might someone injure their radial n

Improper use of crutches

17

How might someone injure their median n

Carpal tunnel syndrom

18

How might someone injure their upper brachial plexus c5-6

Forceful increase in angle between neck and shoulder

19

How might someone injure their lower brachial plexus

Pull limb superiorly forcefully