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Genu Valgum

Knock knee

2

Genu Varum

Bow legged

3

Synarthrodial joints

Completely immovable
Cranium

4

Amphiarthrodial joints

Slightly moveable
Pelvis

5

Diarthrodial joints

Synovial
Freely moveable
Elbow/Knee

6

Myelography

Injection of contrast medium into subarachnoid space

7

Best test for injuries involving only bone?

CT

8

Best for joints, soft tissue, and bony tumors

MRI

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Why might gadolinium contrast agents may cause severe systemic complications?

If kidneys do not function properly

10

Evaluates muscle weakness
Patient is subjected to episodes of electrical current

Electromyography (EMG)

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Priority Post-procedure Care for Arthroscopy

Assess NV status every 1 hour or per protocol