Bone fracture

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  • Bone Fracture Case Study

    had an open communited depressed fracture of the left temporal bone. Other radiological modalities were utilized in diagnosing the type and severity of her fracture. After diagnosis was made apparent then the appropriate treatment was provided to help Ms. Jenner on a road to recovery. Depressed Skull Fracture A 65 year old female model named Caitlyn Jenner walked into the emergency room after suffering trauma to the skull. The incident happened in the early morning while…

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  • Dr. Romash Research Paper

    saw a lot of shattered heels and ankle injuries. Desperate to help these paratroopers, Dr. Romash utilized what he learned when he took engineering classes. Dr. Romash created and patented a metal plate to heal a calcaneal fracture (heal fracture). This once career ending injury, became an easy fix through Dr. Romash’s new method of healing. Through this experience, Dr. Romash realized that there are no absolutes in medicine, the accepted norms can be changed. With new technology and new ideas,…

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  • A Psychotherapy: A Short Story

    superwoman. Except now she looked frail and tired, her body wrecked from rounds of ‘chemotherapy’, a word everyone kept saying, but I had yet to learn the meaning of. All I knew was that my mom was sick, and not the kind of sick chicken noodle soup and a Vernors would fix. I couldn’t touch her, or hug her, for fear that the radiation would hurt me too. So I just kept staring across that wooden floor… Years later it was my turn to be the patient. My mom, staring over the rail of the hospital…

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  • Sample Nursing Care Plan

    epiphysis of the thigh bone (femur) slips sideways off the end of the shaft. It tends to affect children in their early teens when they are growing rapidly. During this time, the forces and stresses put on the upper part of the thigh bone increase and can pull it or twist it. If these forces are big enough, they can actually make the epiphysis move, and the epiphysis slips. In children who are overweight or obese, an extra strain is put on the upper thigh bone by their body weight and so slipped…

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  • Reaction About Accident

    another step but I couldn’t. Everytime i put weight on my right foot, a sharp pain shot up my leg. Being a starter on the team I played it off so the coaches wouldn 't worry me too much about it. I tried my best to continue on with the day until it got time to actually lift weights. The first time i tried to squat was terrible, I was in so much pain it was indescribable. I finally gave in and told the team 's athletic trainer. He’s basically a doctor for sports. He took a look at my foot and saw…

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  • The Cause Of Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is where bones lose protein and calcium. With the lowering of calcium and proteins also comes with the lowering of bone mass and strength. The lowering amount of much needed bone proteins and calcium ultimately leads to bone breakage. In the United States there are approximately forty four million citizens suffer from osteoporosis and low bone mass. The majority of people suffering from osteoporosis or low bone mass in America are over the age of 50 and are female. Researches show…

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  • Paget's Disease Case Studies

    Clinical Presentation of Paget's disease of bone Symptoms of Paget's disease Paget's disease often has no symptoms and many people don't know they have the condition. The most common symptom is bone pain, but may include joint pain and signs of a nerve being compressed or damaged. Bone pain Bone pain caused by Paget's disease has been described as a constant, dull pain deep within the affected part of the body. The pain is usually worse at night when the patients are lying down. The affected…

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  • Case Study: The Salter-Harris Classification

    radiologic classification system, developed in the 1960s, to describe fractures involving the growth plate in pediatric patients.1 It divides the fractures into five categories based on the extent of damage to the growth plate based on the mnemonic SALTER; type I: Slip or Separation of the growth plate, type II: Above the growth plate, type III: Lower than the growth plate, type IV: Through the growth plate, and type V: Raised epiphysis. Children have open growth plates until after adolescence,…

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  • Hip Fractures Case Study

    HuHip Fractures Population at Greatest Risk for Hip Fractures Population at greatest risk for hip fractures is older people with osteoporosis, especially white women. The elderly have weaker bone due to osteoporosis and they are more likely to fall due to conditions such as neurological impairment, impaired vision, poor balance, side effects from medications, institutional living, physical inactivity, and difficulty maneuvering around environmental hazards. After a hip fracture, many are…

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  • Paranasal Sinuses Case Study

    X-Ray Joints As we already know that knowledge of normal bone, joint and soft tissue appearances enables accurate description of abnormalities seen on X-ray. Systematically check the alignment of bone structures, joint spacing, integrity of bone cortex, medullary bone texture, and for abnormalities of any visible surrounding soft tissue structures. In Osteoarthritis look for LOSS: L-Loss of joint space O-Osteopyhtes S-Subcondral sclerosis S-Subchondral cysts X-Ray PNS Paranasal sinuses are air…

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