Musculoskeltal

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Michelle25
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Musculoskeltal
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2011-01-24 18:45:09
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  1. _______ is used to minimize muscle spasms; to reduce, align, and immobilize fractures; to reduce deformity; and to increase space between opposing surfaces.
    Traction
  2. ________ traction is applied directly to the bone.
    Skeletal
  3. a __________ is a soft tissue injury produced by blunt force, such as a blow, kick, or fall, causing small blood vessels to rupture and bleed into soft tissues (ecchymosis, or bruising)
    contusion
  4. What does RICE stand for?
    rest, ice, compression, elevation
  5. _______ the single most important factor in obtaining union of the bones.
    immobilization
  6. What do u keep at the bedside for a patient with an amputation?
    A large tourniquet. (tourniquet large enough to fit extremity)
  7. ________: Pulled muscle-injury to the musculcoteninous unit
    Strain
  8. _______: injury to ligaments and supporting muscle fiber around a joint
    sprain
  9. _____________: articular surfaces of the joint are not in contact
    Dislocation
  10. ________ is prolongation of expected healing time for a fracture.
    delayed union

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