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When would you use CT or radiography? MRI?
CT or radiography: evaluation of bone matrix or lesions
MRI: soft tissues such as ligaments/tendons, delineate nerves and vessels
Name the carpal bones
going from thumb to pinky, proximal to distal
Pisiform (then moving back to thenar side gives)
Some Lovers Try Positions That They Can't Handle
You should order an X-ray only if...
age 55 or older OR,
isolated tenderness of the patella OR,
tenderness of head of fibula OR,
anable to bear weight for 4 steps (limping is ok).
What are the ABCS of radiology
A - alignment (any dislocation)
B - Bones (describe fractures or lesions)
C - Cartilage (any cartilage loss)
S - Soft tissue (any masses?)