Flashcards in Chapter 5, Musculoskeletal, page 143 Deck (23):
Cutting off of a limb or part of a limb.
Removal of fluid from a joint with use of a puncture needle.
Surgical fusion of a joint to stiffen it.
Surgical replacement or repair of a joint.
Transplantation of bone from one site to another.
Removal of a bunion.
Removal of a bursa.
Forming of a cast in a mold; placing of fiberglass or plaster over a body part to prevent its movement.
External fixation device
Device applied externally to hold a limb in place.
Internal fixation device
Device, such as a pin, inserted in bone to hold it in place.
Surgical repair of muscle tissue.
External appliance used to immobilize or assist the movement of the spine or limbs.
Breaking of a bone in order to repair or reposition it.
Surgical replacement or repair of bone.
Cutting of bone.
Artificial device used as a substitute for a missing or diseased body part.
Return of a part to its normal position.
Applying a splint to immobilize a body part.
Removal of part or all of a joint's synovial membrane.
Surgical cutting of a tendon.
Dragging or pulling or straightening of something, as a limb, bye attachment of elastic or other devices.
Removal of part of an interbertebral disk.