Flashcards in Orthopedic Deck (24):
Any break in the continuity of bone or cartilage.
How many bones in the human body?
The BLANK skeleton consists of the skull, hyoid bone, vertebral column, and thoracic cage.
The BLANK skeleton consists of the upper and lower extremities and the girdles, by which the extremities are attached to the body.
How many mL of blood can be trapped in a tibia or fibular fracture?
How many mL of blood can be trapped in a thigh?
How many mL of blood can be trapped in a pelvic fracture?
The head of long bones in children is separated from the shaft of the bone by the BLANK until the bone stops growing,
Permanent bending or deformity of an extremity.
Partial tearing of a ligament. It is caused by sudden twisting or stretching of a joint beyond its normal range of motion.
Which degree sprain has no joint instability. This is because only a few fibers of the ligament are torn. Swelling and hemorrhage.
Which degree sprain causes more disruption than a first degree injury. Joint usually still intact but swelling and bruising are increased.
Which degree sprain where the ligaments are completely torn?
Injury to the muscle or its tendons from overexertion or overextension.
Complete dislocation of a joint.
Incomplete dislocation of a joint.
What do you call a break in which a protruding bone or penetrating object causes a soft tissue injury?
What do you call a break in the bone that has not yet penetrated the soft tissue or skin?
What do you call a fracture that involves several breaks in the bone, resulting in multiple bone fragments?
What do you call a break in which the bone is bent but only broken on the outside of the bend (common in children)?
What do you call a break caused by a twisting motion?
What do you call a break at a slanting angle across a bone?
What do you call a break that occurs at right angles to the long axis of the bone?