Flashcards in Chapter 29: Orthopaedic Deck (15):
Which of the following is not a type of muscle found in the body?
Approximately how many bones are in the human body?
A _________ is any break in the bone surface.
A _________ fracture is a fracture where the bones are broken in more than two fragments.
When ligaments are torn or stretched, it is called a:
When the EMT encounters a probable fracture, what should be assessed below the injury?
pulse, sensation, and motor skill
When a rigid splint is in use, the EMT should apply _________ to the splint to prevent local pressure and discomfort.
What type of splint should the EMT use when dealing with a broken femur?
How should the EMT take care of a dislocated shoulder?
Pad between the arm and the chest and sling the arm
When splinting a hip fracture, what should the EMT apply between the patient's legs?
_________ is a grating or grinding sensation that can be felt and sometimes heard when fractured bone ends rub together.
Orthopaedic injuries can lead to complications, including:
- long-term disability.
- all of the above
- all of the above.
What is the first step in caring for an open fracture?
What is the first step when applying a Hare traction splint?
expose the injured extremity