Condition in which a muscle's ability to respond to stimulation is lost or reduced through overactivity.
Muscle pain resulting from over activity, lack of oxygen and accumulation of waste products.
Intermittent or continuous contraction of a muscle.
Injury resulting from overstretching of muscle fibers.
Tearing of a joint capsule's connective tissues.
Partial displacement of a bone end from its position in a joint capsule.
Complete displacement of a bone end from its position in a joint capsule.
A broken bone in which the bone ends or the forces that caused the fracture do not penetrate the surrounding skin.
A broken bone in which the bone ends or the forces that caused the fracture penetrate the surrounding skin.
Small crack in a bone that does not disrupt its total structure.
Breack in a bone in which the bone is compressed on itself.
A break that runs across a bone perpendicular to the bone's orientation.
Break in a bone running across it at an angle other than 90 degrees.
Fracture in which a bone is broken into several pieces.
A curving break in a bone as may be caused by rotational forces.
Break in a bone associated with prolonged or repeated stress.
Partial Fracture of a child's bone.
Disruption of the epiphyseal plate of a child's bone.
Weakening of bone tissue due to loss of essential minerals, especially calcium.
Thickened area that forms at the site of a fracture as part of the repair process
Acute or chronic inflammation of the small synovial sacs.
Inflammation of a tendon and/or it's protective sheath.
Inflammation of a joint.
Inflammation of a joint resulting from wearing of the articular cartilage.
Chronic disease that causes deterioration of peripheral joint connective tissue.
Inflammation of joints and connective tissue due to buildup of uric acid crystals.
Joint inflammation caused by a tick-intraduced infectious agent (Borrelia Burgdorferi)
Overexertion can cause which of the following muscle injuries?
D. All of the above
Joints can move beyond their normal range of motion with great enough applied force. This movement causes a complete displacement of bone ends from their normal position, is known as a(n) ____________, and is characterized by __________.
C. Dislocations; Pain, Edema, and Immobility.
A grade _______ sprain may present as a fracture?
A small crack in a bone that does not disrupt its total structure is called a(n) _________ fracture?
A break in a bone in which the bone is compressed on itself is known as:
B. Impacted Fracture
A common disintegration of the articular joints often associated with the aging process describes degerative joint disease. Another disorder characterized by inflammation of the synovial joints and causing immbility, pain, and fatigue, is known as:
A. Rheumatoid Arthritis
A thickened area that forms at the site of a fracture is called a(n):
A febur fracture may account for as much as ______ mL of blood loss:
C. 1,500 mL
You should stop attempts to realign a limb with a suspected fracture if:
B. The patient reports a significant increase in pain
Ladder splint, metal sheet splints, and vacuum splints are examples of:
A. Formable splints
Your patient has been involved in a motor-vehicle collision. You suspect concurrent femur and pelvic fractures. Treatment of this patient would best be provided by:
A. PASG, Supportive Oxygen and Fluid Therapies, Trasport to Trauma Center
The term reduction refers to:
D. Returning displaced bone ends to normal position