Flashcards in Sauerland: Pre-lab 6 Deck (10)
List four types of fractures
transverse boot-top fracture
What happens when you have a diagonal fracture?
shortening of the lower limb
How do you find the dorsalis pedis pulse?
between tibialis anterior and extensor hallucis longus
What does injury to the common fibular nerve cause? Why? What does this result in?
foot drop; loss of dorsiflexion of ankle; waddling gait, swing out gait, or extra flexion of the thigh
Length of nerve fibers to muscles in the foot? If the sciatic nerve is damaged in the gluteal region, how long would it take for it to regenerate?
40 inches; ~3 years
When a nerve is damaged, about how fast does it regenerate?
Blood vessels that nourish the nerve fibers and their coverings
What blood vessels supply the sciatic nerve?
inferior gluteal, perforating arteries, popliteal artery, etc
What are these associated with?
loss of sense of position
loss of ankle jerk
glove and stocking hypersthesia
impaired vibration sense
burning sensation in feet
loss of blood supply to peripheral nerves