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1
Q

A complete break, chip or crack in a bone

A

fracture

2
Q

when the end of bone has pierced the skin

A

open fracture

3
Q

break where skin is not broken

A

closed fracture

4
Q

Movement of a bone at a joint away from its normal position, usually caused by violent force (shoulder, collarbone, knee, hip)

A

dislocation

5
Q

a bone disease that develops when bone mineral density and bone mass decrease, or when the structure and strength of bone change. (older population)

A

osteopetrosis

6
Q

tearing of ligaments at a joint

A

sprain

7
Q

may swell but heal quickly with moderate rests and icing

A

mild sprain

8
Q

A stretching and tearing of muscles or tendons

A

strain

9
Q

Method of immobilizing an injured part to minimize movement and cause further injury

A

splinting

10
Q

Persons body is the splint

A

anatomic splint

11
Q

Using towels, folded blankets or pillows to immobilize area (boots- soft and rigid)

A

soft splint

12
Q

folded magazines, newspaper or metal strips used to support injury

A

rigid splints

13
Q

Type of brain injury that involves temporary loss of brain function resulting from a blow to the head

A

concussion

14
Q

symptoms of concussion

A

Confusion, headache, Nausea and vomiting, repeated questioning, temporary memory loss

15
Q

SHOCK ABSORBERS, HELP BONES NOT RUB TOGETHER

A

cartilage

16
Q

HOLD BONES AT A JOINT TOGETHER

A

ligaments

17
Q

HOLD MUSCLE TO BONE

A

tendons

18
Q

END OF TWO OR MORE BONES COMING TOGETHER AT ONE PLACE

A

joints

19
Q

SOFT TISSUE, BODY HAS OVER 600 (200 FORM SKELETON)

A

muscles