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made up of bone,muscles,ligaments,tendons,comprises most of bodys weight
musculo system
open n closed fracture,dislocation,sprain,strain
types of injuries
partial/complete tearing of ligaments or tissues at joint

stretching or tearing of muscle or tendon fibers
sprain

strain
avoid movement
comfort
neck=lie flat
rest
cold reduces swelling and pain
hour=20 min on n 40 min off
never put frozen directly on skin
no compress on open fracture
ice
bandage wound
keep it tight
over under and around compress
prevent skin damage and keep ice in place
compression
raise above heart
dont elevate fracture or dislocation
only elevated if immobilized by splinting
elevation
area in position u find it
extend from area above and below injured joint
splinting
deformity
pain-loss of use
swelling and discoloration
signs