Bones of the lower limb

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  • Endocurricular Arthritis Case Study

    ANESTHESIA: General endotracheal. COMPLICATIONS: None. ESTIMATED BLOOD LOSS: 250-mL. INDICATIONS: [Name] is a 76-year-old female with a long history of right hip pain, unresponsive to conservative therapy. She was diagnosed with right hip degenerative arthritis and was admitted, after failing conservative treatment, for operative evaluation. OPERATIVE PROCEDURE IN DETAIL: After informed consent was obtained, the patient was brought to the operating room and placed supine on the operating table. After adequate general anesthesia was attained, the patient was placed in the left lateral decubitus position, with all bony prominences well-padded, with the hip positioning system applied. With the patient in the lateral position, the right lower extremity was then prepped and draped in sterile fashion.…

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  • Acetabular Labrum

    The hip joints range of motion must first be checked along with the strength of the hip, trunk, and knee. Posture of the patient must also be checked along with the alignment of their hips. Once the patient had passed these tests, the patient will then undergo a gait/movement analysis. Patients who usually return to play from this type of injury will wear a SERF strap. SERF stands for stability through external rotation of the femur. This strap is made of thin elastic and is applied around the…

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  • Amputation And Prosthetics

    information on some of the causes and instruments that are used to treat amputees. I knew that the most common causes of lower extremity amputations are diseases and trauma, and that prosthetics are used to provide functions and ambulation, but I wanted to learn more. What are the other causes of amputations? What are limb loss and limb differences? How can I reduce the risk of amputation? My goal in selecting this as my topic was to learn enough about the care and use of prosthetics myself…

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  • Summary: The Skeletal System

    protection and aids with movement, also. Approximately 20% of the human body’s mass is attributed to the skeletal system. This system is mostly comprised of bones, but there are other critical elements included as well. These elements are ligaments and cartilage. The human skeletal system is divided into two parts; the axial and appendicular skeletons. The axial skeleton is further divided, from superior to inferior regions of the body, into the skull, vertebral column, and thoracic cage. This…

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  • Muscle: Location, Action, Shape, And Function

    distinction. Depending on the anatomical position of the body part, certain prefixes, and suffixes are utilized in order to find its location verbally. These prefixes and suffixes can be described by the: size of the muscle, location of the muscles, direction of the muscle fibers, amount of origins, shape of a muscle, and location of a muscle origin/insertion. For example listed are the five different muscles: gluteus maximus the first word indicates its location of the muscle its association to…

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  • Essay On Axial Skeleton

    skeleton. It provides support and protection for the brain, the spinal cord and many of the organs within the human body. It also provides the body with a distinct shape. Below are the functions of the bones of the axial skeleton. Skull (Cranium): The skull has one main function and that is to provide support for the brain and protection for external damage. There are many…

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  • Characteristics Of Primates

    *Grooming is one of thec hief characteristics of primates. *Variable in size with pygmy mouse having weight of 55gms to gorillas having a weight up to 200kg *Generally five digits in each limb …

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  • Four Limbed-Vertebrates Research Paper

    limbed-vertebrates which have the same basic pattern of bones. Vertebrates are animals of a large group characterized by the possession of a backbone or spinal column. Vertebrates with four limbs are called tetrapods. Generally, all limbs do the same work to achieve one purpose: support the body and move it from place to place. Some animals have limbs that enhance their ability to crawl, walk, run, jump, and climb. Others have limbs adapted for swimming or flying. Only a few vertebrates, such as…

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  • Skeletal Dysplasias Research Paper

    and bone” (Sewell et al, 2015, p. 575). The severity of skeletal dysplasias has a great range from premature arthritis in individuals with average height to death a few weeks before births or right after birth. Individuals with skeletal dysplasia often have extreme short stature. These abnormalities usually come from dominant mutations, but can also arise from recessive mutations, x-linked mutations, and chromosomal abnormalities. With birth rates being 1 in 5000 born with skeletal dysplasias…

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  • Dorsiflexion Of The Foot Essay

    For muscles to work effectively and to remain healthy they need a good blood supply in order to receive required nutrients, calcium, and oxygen and to remove waste materials. In dorsiflexion of the foot the anterior muscles originate within the leg therefore contraction takes place in the anterior aspect of the lower limb. Dorsiflexion also affects the posterior muscles which are antagonists to the anterior muscles. These posterior muscles stretch as the anterior muscles contract and the…

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