Flashcards in Plastics Tutorial Deck (24):
fluctuance tests for what?
cystic vs. solid
always test what for glands?
regional lymph nodes
sieve for plastics?
trauma, implantation: foreign body
inflammatory (TB abscess?)
malignant: prim and secondary
vessels: art, veins, cap, lymph
where is a common secondary site for melanoma or bowel cancer?
any nerve lesion you get?
motor nerve lesion, look for?
wasting and deformity
ulnar claw, why?
lumbricals, flexes MP joins, straightens IP joints
lateral side, lumbricals can support
median nerve supplies which muscles in forearm?
medial 2 tendons of FDP
sympathetics supply what in hand?
how to test for sweat glands in hand?
pen drag across tips of finger, should have some friction
recovery rate of peripheral nerve?
testing for high median nerve?
test for FDS
how to test for ulnar
extension of finger, wrist, elbow
how to test for ulnar motor finger extension?
extend wrist then extend the fingers
what imaging for a plastics?
take a picture for consultant, wide angle, and closeup
role of tourniquet in surgery?
safety net in case it's bleeding
DDDs of infection?
how to tell if muscle is still viable in surgery?
contracts, and bleeds, trim till it bleeds
3 ways close
1.immediately: primary closure
2. delayed primary: with vac-dressing, leave for 48hrs. (make sure dead tissue it all gone, and infection)
3. secondary closure: closing of granulating
3 ways to close wound
3 kinds of skin graft
partial thickness, split dermis
cartilage and fat
what two structures in skin have the healing epithelial and stem cells?
3 ways to control bone in a fracture