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acrominclavicular joint (A/C)
bony projections of the scalpula and clavicle meet, top of the shoulder
pearly layer of cartilage covering the ends of bones
fracture where skin is not broken
grating or grinding sensation or sound caused by fractured bones rubbing together.
elevation of pressure within a closed fascial compartment, extreme pain frequent below the knee, elbow or children
bone ends being displaced
part of the scapula that joins with the humeral head to form the glenohumeral joint.
blood in the urine
band of fibrous tissue that connects joints
simple crack in the bone with no displacement
any break in a bone and where skin has been damaged
tenderness sharply localized at site of injury, gently palpating.
position of function
hand position where the wrist is slightly dorsiflexed and all joints are moderately flexed.
firm cartilaginous joint bt the two pubic bones
return a dislocated joint or fractured bone to normal position
space bt abdominal cavity and posterior abdominal wall.
major nerve to the lower extremity: controls sensation in foot
striated muscles that ae attached to bones and usually cross at least one joint
bandage or material heling to support the weight of an extremity
flexible or rigid appliance to protect and maintain position of extremity
damage to supporting liagaments and partial temporary dislocation of bone ends
stretching or tearing of a muscle
bandage that passes around chest to secure an injured arm to the chest
ropelike cord of fibrous tissue that attaches a skeletal muscle ot a bone
longitudinal force applied to a structure
zone of injury
area of potentially damaged soft tissue